The Dramatists Guild of America Footlights, SoCal reading of MacLean’s latest play, “Sullen Girl”, was SOLD OUT! Sullen Girl is a beautifully, brutally unflinching look at abuse and trauma and the “survival mechanisms” we develop that threaten to destroy us. The stellar cast featured: Alexandra Hellquist, Adam J. Smith, Rob Nagle, Daisuke Tsuji, Matthew Hancock, … More Sold Out performance of Sullen Girl for Dramatists Guild Footlights
The Dramatists Guild presents Ali MacLean’s latest play SULLEN GIRL, Featuring: Alexandra Hellquist, Adam J. Smith, Rob Nagle, Daisuke Tsuji, Matthew Hancock, Harry Groener, Scott Walker Ferrara, Kaypri Marcus, & moderated by SoCal Regional Rep Diana Burbano. An online reading of SULLEN GIRL by Ali MacLean as part of the DG Footlights™ program in Southern … More Dramatists Guild Footlights Series presents Sullen Girl
After being given and introduction and a prompt, MacLean had overnight to create a monologue for Broadway veteran Kerry Butler. What resulted was this hilarious turn by Butler, performing MacLean’s “Bit’s N’ Pieces.” for the 24 Hour Viral Monologue event. The two were joined by other theater denizens such as Matthew Broderick, Hugh Dancy, Willie … More MacLean paired with Broadway star Kerry Butler for 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues.
Ali MacLean was listed in Playbill with theater luminaries such as Matthew Broderick, Kenneth Lonergan, Hugh Dancy, Will Arbery, and more, as part of the end of year 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues. Produced by 24 Hour Plays, the 22nd series of the Viral Monologues brings together some of the best playwrights and performers who … More Ali MacLean tapped for 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues
Ali MacLean participated in the Antaeus Playwrights Lab end of year play extravaganza. Each playwright selected was assigned the theme ‘Now or Never’, and instructed to write a ten-minute play. MacLean created the short play The Point featuring Angela Sauer, Emily Goss, Luis Kelly-Duarte, and Aaron Lyons. The Point is a dark story about a group of friends at … More New play ‘The Point’ performed at the Antaeus short play night.
The Broadway World Awards voting has begun and there are three chances to support Ali MacLean’s work. She is nominated for She’s Not There for Best Ensemble, She’s Not There for Best Performance/Play, and This Will Be Our Year for Top Virtual Performance. She’s Not There, winner of the John Gassner Award, was performed at … More MacLean nominated for 3 Broadway World Awards!
Offered by the award winning playwright and 2020 David Sedaris Humor Writing prize winner. Get one-on-one feedback from on your play or script. Ali Maclean’s very 1st Zoom playwriting course begins this October! Have you always wanted to write a play? Maybe you want to create a vehicle for yourself to star in? Or polish … More New writing class taught by Ali MacLean at The Yard Theater
Wolves At The Door, Ali’s award-winning play about grief, guns, and toxic masculinity, has been named a quarterfinalist, out of 1,000 entries in the Screencraft Stage Play Competition. This year’s jury includes Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights Stephen Adly Gurgis and Nilo Cruz, a Tony-nominated director and choreographer, and artistic directors at The Old Globe Theater and IAMA Theater Company. … More Wolves At The Door advances in the Screencraft Stage Play competition
Ali MacLean became the 2020 recipient of the Janet and Maxwell Salter Julie Harris Award this week. The first-place award given by the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild comes with a $3,500 prize and possible future performance depending on the current COVID situation. MacLean’s Wolves was developed at the Antaeus Playwrights Lab and the Ensemble Playwrights … More MacLean receives Julie Harris Award
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