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.
Delighted to have several original songs in Lisa Peterson's new adaptation for The Acting Company. Set in a present-day center for refugees in the Greek islands, a retelling by four young women fleeing conflict in Middle Eastern and African countries. Following a premiere at Marin Theatre Company (SF Chronicle Datebook Pick, now touring nationally through November 10.
A PIECE OF MUSIC
A prayer for the dead, for the wounded, and for the grieving, in Palestine and Israel and beyond.