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
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 Rock n Roll Greek tragedy debuted to a packed theater at Atwater Village Theater Sunday night and received rave reviews. This Will Be Our Year, which follows the toxic love affair of Hugo (Rob Nagle), a British rock star, and Gen (Ali MacLean) a New York designer, took the audience at Ensemble Studio … More This Will Be Our Year Debuts at Ensemble Studio Theatre
Love is the drug and Hugo and Gen are junkies in Ali MacLean’s play This Will Be Our Year. Debut performance with Rob Nagle Ben Huth Ali MacLean Christine Hamilton-Schmidt and Lauren Campedelli. Directed by John Ennis. It debuts Sunday, January 19th at 7pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre LA.
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
The Sunset Strip is pretty much already known as Rocknrollville. It’s infamous for hosting the rise and fall of many great musical careers, not to mention the debauchery. Oh the debauchery. However, with the Strip’s reboot and gentrification…it’s come back, if you will, the entire scene has come alive again. Why not name it Guitar … More Guitar Town Is My Kinda Town
Rock journalism isn’t for the faint of heart. Though my suburban relatives may think that my professional life is a playground filled with hedonistic delights, they’re only partly right. There is a part of The Rock Life that is seedy, dark and filled with tragic stories of squandered brilliance and the leeching and blood letting … More Caught Between Rock And A Hard Place – the pitfalls of an embedded rock journalist
One of the perks of living in a high priced, high stress, high-octane city like LA or New York is The Warm Up Show. Often limited to friends and uber fans, or kept a secret until the last minute, the warm up show allows a bigger act to play in a small intimate setting and … More A Tale of Two Warm Up Shows: She Wants Revenge & Hot Hot Heat