Masi Asare is a composer/lyricist, playwright, voice teacher, and performance scholar. She is assistant professor of theatre and performance studies at Northwestern University, and divides her time between New York City and Chicago.
Masi's lyrics for the new stage musical adaptation of Mira Nair's film Monsoon Wedding will arrive in New York with an off-Broadway production at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in May 2023. Prior to that the show will hold rehearsals in Mumbai, India, and performances in Doha, Qatar during the World Cup in the fall of 2022.
"REGENERATE" CONCERT SEP 18
Masi has contributed a new song to an upcoming benefit concert for Mercury Musical Developments (London). Her song "How Would You Know" from the musical-in-progress Rishvor (book,music, lyrics by Masi Asare) will be performed by West End talents Aisha Jowando (Tina) and Alice Fearn (Come From Away, Wicked). The concert will livestream on Sep 18 at 7pm BST / 2pm EST.