MASI ASARE

 SHOWS

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THE FAMILY RESEMBLANCE | a musical play
Book, Music, Lyrics by Masi Asare
(Commissioned by Theatre Royal Stratford East)
Akosua and her mixed race family are expecting an ordinary Christmas back home in central Pennsylvania, but heavy winds, a corporate crisis, and a visitation from an African ancestor mean things do not go as planned. Even when your heritage is all over the map, you have to go back to your roots to find your own way.
Listen to demo tracks here.

 

 

 

Nantahala River

 

THE FORGETTING PLACE | a family musical
Music by Masi Asare, Book by Chisa Hutchinson, Lyrics by Masi Asare with Chisa Hutchinson
(In Development)
A young girl discovers a mystical river with the power to make her forget the tragedy that brought her to it in the first place.
Listen to demo tracks here.

 

 

 

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SYMPATHY JONES | a secret agent musical
Music/Lyrics by Masi Asare, Book by Brooke Pierce
(Licensed by Playscripts)
It’s the 1960s, and Sympathy Jones has big dreams of becoming a star. A star spy, that is.
Listen to the studio cast album here.
More info: www.sympathyjones.com

 

 

 

1800s dress

 

THE JUDGE’S WIFE | a ten-minute musical
Music/Lyrics by Masi Asare, Book by Chris Kipiniak
On the night that a falsely convicted man will hang, the Judge's Wife cannot bring herself to go to a ball with her corrupt husband. Her dress silently comes to life to attend in her place.
Listen to demo tracks here. 

 

 

 

abandoned church

 

THE ANNIVERSARY | a ten-minute musical
Music/Lyrics by Masi Asare, Book by Brooke Pierce
(Written for Prospect Theater Company Lab)
A family reunites in an abandoned church in the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse.