'Capeman' Flops

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Paul Simon's $11 million stage musical, "The Capeman," will close March 28 after just 68 performances, making it one of the biggest flops in Broadway history. Based on a 1959 double murder and set amid Puerto Rican gang life in New York, "Capeman" ran into trouble in previews and then faced the critics' hatchets on its Jan. 30 opening night. Survivors of the gang's victims also protested the show's content. New York's Daily News says composer Simon is upset over the closing -- the show stands to lose its entire $11 million investment -- and vows never to write for Broadway again.