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, 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
Love is the drug and Hugo and Gen are junkies in Ali MacLean’s play This Will Be Our Year. Debut performance with Rob Nagle Ben Huth Ali MacLean Christine Hamilton-Schmidt and Lauren Campedelli. Directed by John Ennis. It debuts Sunday, January 19th at 7pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre LA.
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
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 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
The Los Angeles premiere of Ali MacLean’s award-winning play SHE’S NOT THERE performed to packed houses at the Zephyr Theatre this past week as part of SHE NYC Arts / SHE LA Arts Summer Theatre Festival. SHE’S NOT THERE was selected by She LA Arts, which supports the creation and production of powerful, and commercially … More She’s Not There Wins BEST PLAY At SHE LA ARTS Theater Festival
Ali MacLean’s award-winning play She’s Not There has racked up another accolade. The play which tackles depression and mental illness has been selected as finalists for the 2019 Marsha A. Croyle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting by the 2019 Scribe playwriting competition. The winner will be announced mid-August.