Celebrating over 10 years of new plays.

The National Press Club and McLean Drama Company Honors MDC Founder and President Rachael Bail ‎in a Memorial Tribute.

















Fiddler on The Roof Exhibit
Photo credit: Jeff Malet


Rachael Bail at Arena Stage with "Herb Baumel 'The Original'‎ Fiddler on the Roof" display featuring memorabilia contributed by MDC in conjunction with Arena's 50th Anniversary production of "Fiddler."


MDC President Rachael Bail (center) with Board Members (from left): Susan Baumel, Winifred Delle and Barbara Baron at Arena Stage's exhibit displaying original items from Broadway's "Fiddler on the Roof".


Kenneth Kaufman,the great-grandson of Sholom Aleichem author of "Tevye's Daughters" the inspiration for "Fiddler on the Roof", and Rachael Bail, MDC Founder and President at Arena Stage's 50th Anniversary production of the hit show.

2015 McLean Drama Company 10 Minute Play Contest Winners
Flashpoint - Mead Theatre Lab, Washington, D.C.
September 11-12, 2015

1st Prize Winning Play - Familiar Stranger
Written by: Shirley Greller Samaniego
Directed by: Carol Arthur



2nd Prize Winning Play - That's That
Written by: Ashley Amidon
Directed by: Carol Arthur



3rd Prize Winning Play -
Smoke and Mirrors
Written by: Louis Felder
Directed by: Michael Poandl


(left) Carol Arthur, Director (center) Rachael Bail, MDC Founder (right) Michael Poandl, Director

Non-profit MDC, McLean Drama Company, founded by playwright Rachael Bail, participated in the Women's Voices Theater Festival. MDC is a leading producer of women's work with one of the best records of producing plays by women in the nation. Nearly 90 percent of plays the company has produced in 11 seasons, showcase works written by women.