Grace McLean is an actor, singer, songwriter, and is making her theatrical writing debut with In the Green. She originated the role Marya D. in the musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 first at Ars Nova, before performing the role in its off-Broadway productions and finally on Broadway. In addition to Alice by Heart, which is currently playing at the Newman Mills Theater, her other New York Theater includes Brooklynite(Vineyard), Bedbugs!!! (Arclight), The World is Round (BAM), Sleep No More, On The Floor, The Daughters, Grace McLean Lives in Concert (Ars Nova), The Last Goodbye (The Wild Project, also WTF), Twelfth Night (The Wild Project), Twelve Ophelias (Woodshed Collective), Hell House (St. Ann’s), Love’s Labor’s Lost (Baryshnikov Arts Center), La Mama Cantata (La Mama), and The Spider Operas (PS122). Regional and international credits include Pump Boys and Dinnettes (Weston Playhouse), From the Fire (Edinburgh Fringe), and Thursday (WTF). Grace regularly performs original compositions with her band Grace McLean and Them Apples, and received the 2017 Emerging Artist and Hunt Family Award from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.