Masi Asare is a Tony-nominated songwriter and dramatist, a voice teacher, and a performance scholar. She is assistant professor of theatre and performance studies at Northwestern University, and divides her time between New York City and Chicago.
Tickets now on sale! Performances begin May 6. 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-June 2023. This past fall, the show was presented by Qatar Creates in Doha during the World Cup.
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The Musical-Theatrical Global South
Deadline extended! Masi and Emilio Méndez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) invite submissions for a special issue of the journal Studies in Musical Theatre they are co-editing. The issue is dedicated to the topic of musical-theatrical performance, broadly construed, throughout the global south. Abstracts now due May 15.
READ THE CALL FOR PAPERS HERE