Ali MacLean appeared on the Centre Stage Podcast, produced by the International Centre for Women Playwrights. During the podcast Ali read excerpts from two of her plays “Sullen Girl” and “This Will Be Our Year”. She then joined Jenni Munday for a conversation about what motivates her playwriting, researching dark subject matter, and what inspires … More Ali on the ICWP Centre Stage Podcast
Ali MacLean’s provocative play Wolves At The Door has taken the first prize, the Julie Harris Playwright Award, given by the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild. The Beverly Hills Theatre Guild annually sponsors the Julie Harris Playwright Awards Competition to discover new theatrical works and to encourage established or emerging writers to create quality works for … More MacLean’s Wolves At The Door wins the Julie Harris Playwright Award
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
Ali MacLean was interviewed in Broadway World about her new play This Will Be Our Year which 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. … More Ali MacLean profiled in Broadway World
Ali MacLean has won the 2020 David Sedaris Humor Writing Competition, presented by CAP UCLA. MacLean’s short story, The Land Of Milk And Honey is one of three winners in the 11th annual competition, which is in honor of the prolific humor writer. Sedaris, author of over 12 books and frequent contributor on NPR, is … More MacLean winner of the David Sedaris Humor Writing Prize
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!
Ali MacLean and her play She’s Not There were featured in Broadway World in the run-up to the play’s performances in the She NYC Arts Theatre festival later this summer. Tickets on sale soon!
Ali MacLean’s play Wolves At The Door had it’s first reading at Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest play reading festival, to a sold out crowd. WOLVES, centers around a couple dealing with the heartbreaking ramifications of the death of their daughter in an incel fueled mass shooting. The play flips back and forth in time … More Wolves At The Door Debuts To SOLD OUT Crowd At Winterfest
Ali starred in Ensemble Studio Theatre’s production of Brent Askari’s dark comedy, White Party, a play in the 2019 Winterfest festival. Ali played the part of Laura Baron, a wealthy housewife in Florida, who is disturbed when she and her husband throw a lavish white party and the guests don’t arrive. Accusations fly and a … More Ali stars in Ensemble Studio Theatre production White Party.
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