Ali MacLean takes part in Mental Health Action Day, interviews top artists

On May 19th, Ali participated as an ambassador and panelist for Mental Health Action Day, powered by MTV Entertainment. The second National ‘Mental Health Action Day’ was a mission to drive the culture of Mental Health from awareness to action. Setting the theme of ‘Connection,’ Ali MacLean and more than 1400 companies and organizations addressed the surge of … More Ali MacLean takes part in Mental Health Action Day, interviews top artists

MacLean joins Mental Health in Media panel

Ali took part in a RespectAbility panel on mental health in media as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. MacLean, an advocate for mental health awareness, is the author of the award-winning play She’s Not There, about a woman struggling to contain her depression while beginning a new relationship. RespectAbility is a founding partner in … More MacLean joins Mental Health in Media panel

She’s Not There advances in The Script Lab screenplay competition

The screenplay adaptation of Ali MacLean’s award-winning play She’s Not There has advanced in the TSL Screenplay competition. The script has made it to the quarter-finals, placing it in the top 1,000 out of 13,000 entries. Funny, poignant, experimental, and shocking, She’s Not There explores how mental illness can hijack a relationship. The personification of depression … More She’s Not There advances in The Script Lab screenplay competition

This Will Be Our Year debuts at the first SHE LA ARTS virtual theater festival

This Will Be Our Year was selected as part of the 2020 She NYC Arts/ She LA Arts Theatre Festival. The Festival was due to open at the Zephyr Theater this summer, but due to COVID has switched to a virtual, online festival. THIS WILL BE OUR YEAR, was instead performed virtually, using an innovative … More This Will Be Our Year debuts at the first SHE LA ARTS virtual theater 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

She’s Not There Wins BEST PLAY At SHE LA ARTS Theater Festival

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

Tickets on sale for She’s Not There at the She NYC/ She LA Theatre Festival!

Tickets NOW ON SALE for Ali MacLean’s award-winning play SHE’S NOT THERE, opening August 2nd at the Zephyr Theatre in LA. Go grab yourself a pair! https://www.shenycarts.org/she-la The play will be in repertory with 4 other shows at the She NYC/ She LA Theatre Arts Festival this summer. The show stars Clayton Farris as Rob … More Tickets on sale for She’s Not There at the She NYC/ She LA Theatre Festival!

WOLVES AT THE DOOR premieres at Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest

Award-winning playwright Ali MacLean’s, WOLVES AT THE DOOR, premieres at the Winterfest play reading festival at Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles on Sunday, January 13th. This play marks the follow up to MacLean’s previous play, SHE’S NOT THERE, which also debuted at Winterfest, and went on to win the John Gassner playwriting award. WOLVES centers … More WOLVES AT THE DOOR premieres at Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest

She’s Not There Gets a London Debut

Ali MacLean’s serio-comic award-winning play She’s Not There, which tackles depression and how it can affect a relationship, will be presented as part of Cuckoo Bang’s Bits New Playwrights night in London on April 16th. Cuckoo Bang is a theatre company that works to create bold, dynamic work with the best emerging and established talent … More She’s Not There Gets a London Debut