Ali MacLean awarded the 2018 Gassner playwriting prize at the NETC Theatre Awards

Gassner Award Honoree 2018 First Prize:  Ali MacLean  She’s Not There   The John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award Competition fosters new playwrights and scripts through this important competition established by Molly Gassner, wife of theatre historian John Gassner. The Award was created in 1967 to honor the late John Gassner (1903-1967) for his lifetime dedication to all … More Ali MacLean awarded the 2018 Gassner playwriting prize at the NETC Theatre Awards

Wolves At The Door set for The Word at The Road Theatre

Ali MacLean’s acclaimed play Wolves At The Door, which explores two parents grieving the loss of their child after an incel fueled mass shooting, will be featured at The Road Theatre in Los Angeles. The play, which was a 2019 finalist at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, will be directed by award-winning director Casey Stangl … More Wolves At The Door set for The Word at The Road Theatre

This Will Be Our Year Debuts at Ensemble Studio Theatre

Ali MacLean’s Rock n Roll Greek tragedy debuted to a packed theater at Atwater Village Theater Sunday night and received rave reviews. This Will Be Our Year, which follows the toxic love affair of Hugo (Rob Nagle), a British rock star, and Gen (Ali MacLean) a New York designer, took the audience at Ensemble Studio … More This Will Be Our Year Debuts at Ensemble Studio Theatre

Wolves At The Door advances in New American Voices Playwriting Festival

Wolves At The Door, Ali MacLean’s searing and heartbreaking look at one family’s grief which is interrupted after a mass shooting has advanced in the Landing Theatre Company’s 2020 New American Voices Playwriting Festival. The Landing Theatre Company is dedicated to advancing American Theatre through the cultivation of extraordinary American playwriting and presenting American works … More Wolves At The Door advances in New American Voices Playwriting Festival

Ali MacLean’s ‘This Will Be Our Year’ Set for Debut at Ensemble Studio Theatre

Rock N Roll Greek Tragedy ‘This Will Be Our Year’ Set for Debut at Ensemble Studio Theatre photo credit: Megan Duffy LOS ANGELES, CA (Thursday, January 2nd, 2020) – The debut of new play THIS WILL BE OUR YEAR by award-winning playwright, television writer, and actor Ali MacLean, has been set for Ensemble Studio Theatre … More Ali MacLean’s ‘This Will Be Our Year’ Set for Debut at Ensemble Studio Theatre

Ali MacLean nominated for Broadway World Best Director Award

Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, sponsored  by TodayTix!  Ali MacLean is nominated for Best Director of a Play for her directorial debut of the award-winning She’s Not There. The play was part of the She LA Arts program at the Zephyr Theatre in August. Ali is nominated amongst seasoned directors … More Ali MacLean nominated for Broadway World Best Director Award

Ali joins Antaeus and Ensemble Theatre Playwriting Labs

Ali MacLean will be joining this season’s Antaeus Theatre Playwriting Lab and the Ensemble Studio Theatre Playwrights Unit. She is also a new member of the EST LA Theatre Company. The Playwrights Unit is EST/LA’s weekly incubation program for new plays, moderated by Stephen Dierkes, playwrights read and critique each other’s work in a professional, supportive … More Ali joins Antaeus and Ensemble Theatre Playwriting Labs