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A Weinstein Accuser, A Miramax Bidder, A Top Broadway Director And Hollywood’s Premier Songwriter Created The First #MeToo Musical – And Then Covid Arrived

A Weinstein Accuser, A Miramax Bidder, A Top Broadway Director And Hollywood’s Premier Songwriter Created The First #MeToo Musical – And Then Covid Arrived

Despite what you may have read, The Right Girl is not a musical about Harvey Weinstein. Then again, having been created by one of the first women to speak out against the rapist, it’s not not a musical about Harvey Weinstein.

Had Broadway not gone dark with the coronavirus pandemic last March, audiences might already be deciding for themselves how much Weinstein there is in the musical’s villain, and how much is Cosby or Lauer or any of the dozen or so famous men melded into the fictional predator The Right Girl calls Paul. If the big-name creative team behind the production has its way, audiences will still get that chance, either in a future vaccine-protected Broadway theater or on a home screen set to a favorite streaming platform. Either way, The Right Girl could become one of the first major works of commercial entertainment – certainly the first

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