Dark comedy Lady Killer advances in WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Screenwriting Lab

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

She’s Not There advances in ScreenCraft competition.

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.

She’s Not There – a play by Ali MacLean, debuts at Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest

  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

Grammys: Meet the New Prom King, Same As The Old Prom King

It’s prom weekend in Hollywood and the parties and secret shows leading up to the Grammys have already begun. Why anyone would leave their house for a secret Black Eyed Peas show after their disaster at the Super Bowl last week, is beyond me, but someone is still buying their albums. If you can give … More Grammys: Meet the New Prom King, Same As The Old Prom King

The Good, The Bad, and The Courtney – A Mini Review of SXSW

This year, South By Southwest was even more of a business trip for me. Not a search and destroy mission of boys, bands, and booze as it was for a lot of my friends. I had notes and cards, I had a freaking power point presentation…would I find the time to enjoy some aural pleasure? … More The Good, The Bad, and The Courtney – A Mini Review of SXSW

South By Skulldiggery – Band of Skulls Continue To Conquer The US

SxSw was a (not so hot) mess. If you combined the party hounds from the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras and Spring Break and confined them to a six block radius…and then tried to add some showcasing bands to the mix, you get a pretty good idea of the mayhem. I have a full report on … More South By Skulldiggery – Band of Skulls Continue To Conquer The US

Serato Is Not A Pasta – DJ Intervention Starts Now

I’ve written many times before about the difference between a legit DJ and the hobbyists who like the idea of having their playlist heard on a Friday night for a little cash in their pocket. If it’s true that ‘Anyone Can Play Guitar’ then it’s even more true that anyone can DJ, especially when you … More Serato Is Not A Pasta – DJ Intervention Starts Now