Stacey Mindich is a Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning theatrical producer who nurtured Dear Evan Hansen through an eight-year development to a global success that broke every box office record and won six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, among many other awards and accolades.
Stacey Mindich Productions has produced more than 20 other plays and musicals, on and off Broadway. Stacey was the recipient of the 2016 Robert Whitehead Award for Excellence in Commercial Producing and The Actors Fund’s 2021 Medal of Honor.
Believing deeply in the need to develop new musical works and nurture new voices, Stacey has also funded and enhanced productions for a variety of not-for-profit theaters and is a founding board member of the Lilly Award Foundation, which celebrates, supports, and advocates for women theater artists by promoting gender parity at all levels of production. She is also the co-chair of the board at New York City Center, which she has guided for the past ten years, particularly focusing on the beloved Encores series.
Stacey is currently serving the Biden Administration and was appointed by President Joe Biden to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, which is a program for leadership and public service that provides young Americans experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.
Prior to her career in theater, Stacey was a journalist and editor (for the New York Times, Newsday, Self, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Departures, and Town & Country), and her essays have appeared in two collections of anthologies called Social Graces.
Married to Eric Mindich, her favorite productions include her three sons, Russell, Danny and Charlie.