Ali’s half hour dark comedy, Lady Killer, which also received the Writers For Writers fellowship, will be advancing to the semifinalist round of the WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Competition. WESCREENPLAY.COM Announcing the Diverse Voices Fall 2018 Semifinalists – WeScreenplay Before we announce the semifinalists, we’re very excited to announce that everyone who submitted their … More Dark comedy Lady Killer advances in WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenwriting Lab
ScreenCraft has recognized She’s Not There as a quarter-finalist in their Stage Play competition. She’s Not There has also been a Semi-Finalist for the Gary Marshall Theatre New Works Festival, a Finalist for the Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation Playwrights Program, and was the winner of the 2018 John Gassner Playwriting Award. SCREENCRAFT.ORG Announcing the 2018 ScreenCraft … More She’s Not There advances in ScreenCraft competition.
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
As part of EST/LA’s Winterfest Playreading Series, She’s Not There, by Ali MacLean, delves into the struggle, battle, and ultimate repercussions mental illness has not only on the victim, but to all those in her life as well. With Paul McKinney, Lizzie Peet, J.P. Manx, Anil Margsahayam, Keith Szarabajka, J.P. Manoux, John Ennis, Kathleen … More She’s Not There – a play by Ali MacLean, debuts at Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest
In a land far, far away, called Great Britain a yearly war wages every winter. In this magical Narnian Isle, music is still a viable commodity taken very seriously. Their denizens actually record new holiday songs every season in the hopes of having the top Christmas single of the year. We cynics across the pond … More A Very Raging Christmas – Crap Music Is Over, If You Want It
I covered the red carpet at the first annual NME USA awards last Wednesday. For those of you not familiar with NME, it’s a huge music mag in the UK…kind of like their Spin or Rolling Stone magazine. They have an awards show over there and now they’re bringing it stateside. The trophies were handed … More Alice Cooper, Blood, and Fog at the NME USA awards