For her first steps in the theater, Vanessa Paradis is already in bad shape. The seats in gold squares to attend the play Maman, in which the singer performs, are considered too expensive. Lily-Rose Depp’s mother had to explain herself, supported by the producer of the play and director of the Théâtre Edouard-VII.
The controversy swells to such an extent that Vanessa Paradis and the producer of the piece Mom, in which plays Lily-Rose Depp’s mother, had to explain themselves in the press : the price of the gold square, first boxes of the Edouard-VII theater to admire closely the first steps on the boards by Vanessa Paradis – and her theater companions – amounts to 98 euros. The price is considered excessive by many French people and Samuel Benchetrit’s wife, director of this same play, took the lead on September 12, as reported here is to clarify its origin.
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As the magazine reports here is, the singer said: “It is a private theater, which does not receive any subsidy. He will reopen with our room and maybe these places will allow him to survive ”. Johnny Depp’s ex also wanted to reassure: “What we say less is that there are [des places NDLR] at 10 euros! ”. The explanation was not enough for the detractors, Pascal Legros, producer of the play and director of the Edouard VII theater, in turn tried to clarify the situation in the columns of Parisian this Friday, September 17.
“Vanessa has nothing to do with it, she doesn’t produce or set prices.”
“Vanessa has nothing to do with it, she does not produce and does not set prices”, he declares in the columns of the daily. His son Axel Legros, who also plays a role in the family business, listed the reasons for the theater to set such prices. “This production was launched before the Covid and we had to shift it several times. We had to play it longer, only we shortened the operation with fewer performances to be able to amortize the cost ” he started before adding: “There is a set that costs money too, and these are not unknown actors.”
The son of the producer of Mom its quickly caught up on the salary of Vanessa Paradis in the columns of Parisian : “Without being able to give an amount, I assure you that it is not delusional as a stamp, it is not hyperbas either”, he added. If the explanations are simple to justify the price of seats in gold square, the beginning of the play, but also Vanessa’s first steps on the boards seem rather have a bad start. Although the producer wants to be reassuring: “All our seats at this price are sold”. Finally, Vanessa Paradis may be on the way to great success…
Article written with the collaboration of 6Medias