Masi Asare is a composer/lyricist, dramatist, 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. This past fall, the show was presented by Qatar Creates in Doha during the World Cup.
The Musical-Theatrical Global South
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 due May 1.
READ THE CALL FOR PAPERS HERE