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. 

Earlier this fall, Masi contributed a new song to a digital benefit concert for Mercury Musical Developments (London) and the UK's biggest new musical showcase BEAM23. Her song "How Would You Know" from Rishvor (book,music, lyrics by Masi Asare) was performed by West End talents Aisha Jawando (Tina) and Alice Fearn (Come From Away, Wicked).  The livestream is viewable through Dec 10.