The world’s many famous kick line can rest positive that Harvey Weinstein has been booted from their lives.
What’s next for the Rockettes’ anniversary New York Spectacular is anyone’s guess, but some dancers are blissful to know that Weinstein will not be watchful in the wings when — and if — the summer program he helped launch takes the theatre next year.
“A lot of (the dancers) suspicion he was a creepy old man,” according to a source close to the Rockettes. We’re told that new news of the film mogul’s misdeeds only combined to that sentiment. “They’re relieved he won’t be station in the back of the dim museum holding notes.”
The New York Spectacular was launched as partnership between Weinstein Live Entertainment and James Dolan’s MSG Entertainment in 2014, but its entrance was deferred when the producers motionless it wasn’t up to par. When the show finally did open in 2015, Daily News censor Joe Dziemianowicz wrote that it had “all the wit and attract of a selling list.”
The program returned last year, then took a mangle this year, when Radio City went back to hosting the Tony Awards, which had quickly changed to the Beacon Theater in 2016 to make room for the Rockettes. Weinstein was not a writer that year.
It was announced last week that Radio City will horde the Tonys again on Jun 10, yet the Rockettes’ website now says only that the show is “Coming Next Summer 2018.” No dates have been announced. But whatever happens next won’t engage Weinstein.
Dolan quiescent from the Weinstein Co. house of directors in Jun 2016, with both men putting out press releases stating that they sojourn close friends. Dolan has not addressed either he knew his companion and former partner was a passionate predator.
“Everyone suspicion (Weinstein) unresolved around was creepy,” according to the insider. The Rockettes are excitedly tuning up for their hugely successful annual Christmas Spectacular, with which Weinstein was never involved.
Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co. house
An MSG repute tells us: “Mr. Weinstein has not been concerned with any prolongation involving the Rockettes given early 2015, he had no impasse with the 2016 production, and there was never any goal for him to turn concerned again.”
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