Celebrating 10 years of new work and new plays.

The McLean Drama Company,


a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, stages theatrical productions and dramatic readings emphasizing its mission – to present and inspire dramatic writing and new American plays, by playwrights from Northern Virginia, the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area and nationwide. The MDC is also expanding its work across media. The educational purpose of these productions includes programs that deal with social issues of the day and reach out to, and raise awareness of, at-risk populations, young people and senior citizens.

The McLean Drama Company's 2014 National 10 Minute Play Contest


1st Prize: "About Face" by Dorothy Louise

2nd Prize: "Woman in the Middle" by Shirley Greller Samaniego

3rd Prize: "The Play: Little Theater" by Eleanor Herman

Runner Up:
"The Finalist" by Sam Affoumado

Regional Winner:
"A Salary Increase" by Paulina Shur

MDC will produce ‎a staged reading of all winning plays in Washington D.C this Fall:

Saturday September, 20th
Flashpoint Theatre
916 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001


Rachael Bail,

founder and president of the McLean Drama Company, is a playwright, producer and journalist, who is a former Voice of America editor and correspondent. She spent years in the Broadway community and lived and worked in Rome, Italy, where she was a columnist for the Rome Daily American.