David Mamet said he has written a play about Harvey Weinstein.
Mamet said the new script in an interview in the Chicago Tribune. The new work is called “Bitter Wheat,” and there’s a Chicago arrange veteran, who’s currently in films, intrigued by featuring in it, as indicated by the article.
No correct generation designs or course of events for the play has been set, in spite of the fact that Mamet tells the Tribune, “I was chatting with my Broadway maker and he stated, ‘Why not compose a play about Harvey Weinstein?’ And so I did.”
The dramatist does not say the maker by name, but rather it appears to be likely it’s Jeffrey Richards (“Spring Awakening”), who’s delivered a string of Mamet plays on Broadway throughout the years, including later, starry creations of “China Doll,” “Glengarry Glen Ross,” “The Anarchist,” “A Life in the Theater,” “Race,” “Speed-the-Plow” and “November.” Richards couldn’t be gone after prompt remark.
Mamet already handled issues of inappropriate behavior in his broadly disputable 1992 play “Oleanna,” which had a Broadway keep running in 2009 of every a creation that featured Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles. (That restoration was created by a group drove by Jeffrey Finn.)
There’s no word yet on what particularly the new play is about, or how straightforwardly it manages the narrative of disrespected film big shot Weinstein and the #MeToo development that rose to noticeable quality in the wake of his fall.
He tells the Tribune, “Each general public needs to go up against the ungovernable genie of sexuality and tries different approaches to manage it and none of them work exceptionally well.
There is extraordinary trouble when you are exchanging modes, which we appear to do now. Individuals go insane. They begin destroying each other.”
In the article, Mamet likewise talks about his new novel, “Chicago,” and his screenplay adjustment of “The Force” for Fox and executive James Mangold.