Ali MacLean Selected for Stowe Story Labs

Ali MacLean has been selected for the prestigious 2021 Stowe Story Labs. From hundreds of applications, MacLean’s project, a dark comedy television series called Lady Killer, was one of the 30 projects that was selected for the 2021 creative workshop. MacLean also received an honorable mention and cash prize for the Sidewalk Film Fellowship for … More Ali MacLean Selected for Stowe Story Labs

Ali on the ICWP Centre Stage Podcast

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

MacLean’s writing intensive course being offered for a limited time

Ali is teaching her class again for a limited time. If you’re a writer looking to brush up on structure & dialogue, an actor looking to create a starring vehicle, or if you just need to be held accountable to get your pages done, sign up! This class has had actors, screenwriters, novelists, playwrights…all kinds … More MacLean’s writing intensive course being offered for a limited time

New writing class taught by Ali MacLean at The Yard Theater

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

MacLean’s Wolves At The Door wins the Julie Harris Playwright 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

This Will Be Our Year Debuts at Ensemble Studio Theatre

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

Ali MacLean awarded the 2018 Gassner playwriting prize at the NETC Theatre Awards

Gassner Award Honoree 2018 First Prize:  Ali MacLean  She’s Not There   The John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award Competition fosters new playwrights and scripts through this important competition established by Molly Gassner, wife of theatre historian John Gassner. The Award was created in 1967 to honor the late John Gassner (1903-1967) for his lifetime dedication to all … More Ali MacLean awarded the 2018 Gassner playwriting prize at the NETC Theatre Awards

She’s Not There – 2018 John Gassner award recipient

Ali MacLean’s play She’s Not There is the 2018 John Gassner playwriting award recipient. The John Gassner Memorial playwriting award fosters new playwrights and scripts through this important competition established by Molly Gassner, wife of theatre historian, John Gassner. The award was created in 1967 to honor the late John Gassner for his lifetime dedication … More She’s Not There – 2018 John Gassner award recipient