Mindi Dickstein News

Theatre Aspen Opens Sandy Rustin's THE COTTAGE Tonight, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Award-winning Theatre Aspen opens the final show of the theatre's summer repertory season on July 24th, with the regional premiere of the brand new comedy The Cottage, by Sandy Rustin, running in rep with The Full Monty and Little Women. The playwright has been in residence to work on the show before the opening performance, with a cast of Broadway veterans including Nancy Anderson, Michele Ragusa, Mark Price, Michael Kostroff, Bailey Frankenberg and Spencer Plachy. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Kicks Off 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Award-winning Theatre Aspen opened last week, with a production of The Full Monty receiving rave reviews. Tonight the season continues to unfold with the opening of Little Women, the Broadway Musical. The Hurst Theatre offers a summer repertory season, which will also include a brand new comedy by Sandy Rustin called The Cottage (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director, announced the nine musicals and twenty-six writers selected for the 2014 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, its fourth year of providing working retreats for musical theatre writers. For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 29th, each writing team will have an individual weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their musical. They are provided with a private home, transportation, food, and a stipend. All costs are fully funded by donors including The ASCAP Foundation, The Dramatists Guild Fund, and The Noel Coward Foundation. Writers participating this year include Broadway's Mindi Dickstein (Little Women), this year's Kleban Prize winner Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), and Peter Mills, past winner of the Kleban, Fred Ebb Award, and Richard Rodgers prize. The musicals' subjects cover 19th century nautical mysteries, 20th century fairy tales, a 1970's gay bar, and modern-day meth addicts. Every score is original and styles include 16th century Renaissance, big band, folk, rock, and electronic music. (more...)

Nancy Anderson, Alison Luff and More to Star in Theatre Aspen's 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Casting is complete for award-winning Theatre Aspen's 31st season. Several Broadway notables make up the company, some starring in multiple roles this season which includes the musical comedy The Full Monty (opening June 24th), the musical Little Women (opening July 2nd), and a brand new comedy by Sandy Rustin called The Cottage (opening July 24th). (more...)

The Maplewood Strollers Stages LITTLE WOMEN, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The Maplewood Strollers are proud to present Little Women starting today, May 2nd at The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts (10 Durand Road, Maplewood NJ). Little Women is a musical with a book by Allan Knee, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland. (more...)

Sheik & Sater's ALICE BY HEART to Launch Theatre Aspen's New Development Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Theatre Aspen announced the launch of a new play development series today, with the early workshopping of Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater musical Alice By Heart, based on the Lewis Carroll novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Sheik and Sater are best known for their 2007 rock musical Spring Awakening which won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score. (more...)

The Maplewood Strollers to Stage LITTLE WOMEN, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Maplewood Strollers are proud to present Little Women starting May 2nd at The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts (10 Durand Road, Maplewood NJ). Little Women is a musical with a book by Allan Knee, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland. (more...)

Theatre Aspen's DISCO BALL Benefit Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Theatre Aspen has announced that the annual benefit gala, to be held on March 8th at 6:30 pm at the Hotel Jerome has sold out. This year's theme is 'The Disco Ball,' and the glittery evening will feature entertainment, dinner, DJ, silent and live auctions and disco dancing. (more...)

Pace New Musicals Stages LITTLE MISS FIX-IT, CONFIRMED Readings, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Pace University's Pace New Musicals (PNM) program (est. 2007 by Program Head Amy Rogers), dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer- lyricist and producer, will present a staged reading of Little Miss Fix-It (book and lyrics by Kirsten A. Guenther and music by Joy Son) today, January 23-27, 2014. (more...)

Pace New Musicals to Stage LITTLE MISS FIX-IT, CONFIRMED Readings, 1/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Pace University's Pace New Musicals (PNM) program (est. 2007 by Program Head Amy Rogers), dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer- lyricist and producer, will present a staged reading of Little Miss Fix-It (book and lyrics by Kirsten A. Guenther and music by Joy Son) on January 23-27, 2014. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN Plays Emerging Artists Group, Now thru 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

The Emerging Artists Group will present the family-friendly musical Little Women. Louisa May Alcott's classic tale comes to life with music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and book by Allan Knee. Performances will take place at Highland Baptist Church beginning today, January 9th, running through January 12th. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN to Play Emerging Artists Group, 1/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

The Emerging Artists Group is proud to present the family-friendly musical Little Women. Louisa May Alcott's classic tale comes to life with music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and book by Allan Knee. Performances will take place at Highland Baptist Church beginning January 9th, running through January 12th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/22/2013 for Jacksonville (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/22/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

THE FULL MONTY, LITTLE WOMEN & More Set for Theatre Aspen's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Award-winning Theatre Aspen announced the lineup for its 31st season today. The Hurst Theatre will open with the musical comedy The Full Monty, running in repertory with the musical Little Women, and a brand new comedy by Sandy Rustin called The Cottage. Casting begins early in 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Jacksonville (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks' LITTLE WOMEN Opens in a Flurry
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

On Saturday, December 7, TheatreWorks opened the Broadway musical 'Little Women' to an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd in Palo Alto, CA. After the performance, attendees emerged into the courtyard of the Lucie Stern Theatre to find snow - make with theatre magic! - followed by a champagne reception and meet-and-greet with the cast. Check out photos below by David Allen. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Wind in the Willows Christmas at Two River Theater Opens 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presentsA Wind in the Willows Christmas, a holiday musical adapted from Kenneth Grahame's novel by composer Mike Reid, lyricist Sarah Schlesinger, and bookwriter Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 08, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

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