Ax will drop in January 2024 on the nostalgia tour for one nightstars Marie-Carmen, Marie-Denise Pelletier and Joe Buchan, despite its runaway success that just earned her a golden ticket to the 50,000-ticket sold-out celebration.
Producer Martin Leclerc says he had no choice in making this decision because of the commitments made by the three singers.
“We could have continued for a year and a half because many broadcasters would like to present the show again, but since every girl has projects, we will stop next January.”
According to Martin Locklear, the craftsmen of this tour weren’t planning to turn the page at the end of the 20 shows planned over the next few months.
“It’s heartbreaking for everyone. At the end of the week we had a big event with the Orchester Symphonique de Québec where there was a lot of emotion. As much as the girls as the artistic team and the musicians, we all have a sense of belonging and it’s sad to see the end come even if there is a desire from everyone to go on.” . »
The door is not closed to restarting the machine in two or three years, Martin Leclerc specifies, if schedules permit.
Thanks for the reviews
The show started under difficult circumstances in the midst of a pandemic for one night It exceeded its product expectations. At the starting line, Martin Leclerc thought it was possible to sell 25,000 tickets.
Doubled his expectations.
“It’s the first time I’ve ever reached 50,000 at a music show. We did it with Symphony This winter six months later, in jest it is more frequent, but in music it is exceedingly rare. »
He attributes the success of the production to meeting three of our most talented singers, to word of mouth and to the rave reviews that followed the premiere in Montreal.
While everyone can comment on a show on social networks, the media’s opinion remains crucial, according to Martin Locklear.
“If we had a good review in Le Journal de Montreal, Le d’Ivoire or Journalism, Stay. People see it, they read it. It has a large reach and brings show notoriety when an article is written by an established media outlet. »
Out of inspiration
Would Martin Leclerc want to replace him? for one night In another sense of displaying nostalgia? Yes, but he admits he didn’t find the right idea.
“Currently, I don’t have any inspiration. I haven’t found a formula that can be so powerful and affect so many people,” he says.
He can be patient in addition to the play tour SymphonyNowadays, he produces the Daniel Lavoie and Adamo Concert Series. In 2024, he will co-produce the theatrical adaptation of the TV series I and the otherwhich will be signed by Kim Levesque Lizotte.
- To celebrate the conclusion of their tours, performances for one night And Say how much I love youby Luce Dufault, it will be presented one by one during two special events, on January 17 and 24, 2024, at the Grand Théâtre de Québec and at the Théâtre des Deux-Rives in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
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