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.
This megamusical set in 1863 Lower Manhattan is playing at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre through July 17, with a Tony-nominated score by co-lyricists Nathan Tysen and Masi Asare and composer Jason Howland and starring Tony Award winner Joaquina Kalukango. Original Broadway cast album coming soon!
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ATHE/BTN CONFERENCE PANEL
Masi will speak about "Black Love Songs, and the Terms of Celebration" on an upcoming panel on Black Broadway and pedagogy at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and Black Theatre Network (BTN) conferences in Detroit on July 28 at 3pm ET. Panelists include Kaja Dunn, Ann James, and Eunice Ferreira.