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Bio:
MASI ASARE is a composer, lyricist, and playwright. Shows include: THE FAMILY RESEMBLANCE (book/music/lyrics; Theatre Royal Stratford East commission, Eugene O’Neill Center); a new musical about a story of racial passing (book/music/lyrics) commissioned by Barbara Whitman/Grove Entertainment; the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
MASI ASARE is a composer, lyricist, and playwright. Shows include: THE FAMILY RESEMBLANCE (book/music/lyrics; Theatre Royal Stratford East commission, Eugene O’Neill Center); a new musical about a story of racial passing (book/music/lyrics) commissioned by Barbara Whitman/Grove Entertainment; the ... (read complete bio)
School Of Communication To Host Artist-in-Residence Michael R. Jackson Photo School Of Communication To Host Artist-in-Residence Michael R. Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2021

The School of Communication at Northwestern University will host a virtual residency with Hope Abelson Artist-in-Residence Michael R. Jackson Feb. 15 to March 5. During the residency, Jackson will visit classes, lead workshops for performers, dramatists, composers and lyricists and participate in a free livestream panel discussion at 7 p.m. CST, Thursday, Feb. 25.

The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Field Learning Announces National Teach-In for A Photo The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Field Learning Announces National Teach-In for Art and Healing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021

The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Field Learning has announced a National Teach-In for Art and Healing on Friday, February 26 to Sunday, February 28. Designed to help theatre professionals of all disciplines keep their artistic spirits kindled during this long, difficult winter lockdown, workshops will cover writing, solo performance and more.

Underscore Theatre Announces UNDERSCORE DEVELOPS - New Virtual Musical Development In Photo Underscore Theatre Announces UNDERSCORE DEVELOPS - New Virtual Musical Development Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021

Underscore Theatre Company is offering UNDERSCORE DEVELOPS, a new initiative as part of its readings and workshop development series. While in-person productions are not possible, Underscore continues its mission to support writers by offering new musicals in progress the opportunity to explore the development process virtually.

Live & In Color Now Accepting Submissions For New Musicals. Photo Live & In Color Now Accepting Submissions For New Musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021

Live & In Color is looking for playwrights, composers, and lyricists of color and/or other underrepresented communities interested in developing their new musical. The winning musical submission will have a two-week workshop this fall at The Bingham Camp in Salem, Connecticut culminating in a staged presentation to an invited audience.

New York Theatre Barn Presents First Look at New Musicals From Masi Asare and Dante G Photo New York Theatre Barn Presents First Look at New Musicals From Masi Asare and Dante Green
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Garden of Starflowers and An Incomplete List of All The Things I’m Going To Miss When The World is No Longer.

Visceral Voice Podcast Premieres New 'The Voice Of' Limited Series Photo Visceral Voice Podcast Premieres New 'The Voice Of' Limited Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2020

The Visceral Voice podcast co-hosts Christine Schneider (manual therapist and owner of Lifelight Massage/The Visceral Voice), and Kimberly Doreen Burns (professional performer and owner of KDB Studio), release a new limited series entitled “The Voice Of…” starting Monday, December 7th.

Scott Wojcik and Gayle Seay, Jeff Calhoun & More Join THE VISCERAL VOICE Podcast Photo Scott Wojcik and Gayle Seay, Jeff Calhoun & More Join THE VISCERAL VOICE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020

Christine Schneider (manual therapist and owner of Lifelight Massage/The Visceral Voice), and Kimberly Doreen Burns (an established performer and the owner of KDB Studio), host an incredible new podcast series called “The Voice Of…”.

Isabelle McCalla, Ryann Redmond, Jamie Cepero and More Set for New York Theatre Barn' Photo Isabelle McCalla, Ryann Redmond, Jamie Cepero and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's December Virtual Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn's YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, each installment of the live 45-minute series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.

Emerson College's First Live Virtual Musical, THIS GOLDEN DAY Debuts Photo Emerson College's First Live Virtual Musical, THIS GOLDEN DAY Debuts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Emerson College, in cooperation with Live & In Color, will debut its first live, virtual, new musical, 'This Golden Day,' one of few, if any, higher education performing arts entities executing a live musical online. The musical explores the concept of 'The Golden Rule' and building community through various religions and diverse perspectives.

The Civilians Announces Tenth Annual R&D Group Photo The Civilians Announces Tenth Annual R&D Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

The Civilians will present the newest members of The R&D Group, marking the Group's 10th season, and The Civilians 20th Anniversary Season. The R&D Group is comprised of playwrights, composers, and directors who work together as a writing group for nine months to develop new plays and musicals.

Northwestern Will Honor Legacy of Music Theatre Alum Kelsey Pharr, Jr. Photo Northwestern Will Honor Legacy of Music Theatre Alum Kelsey Pharr, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

Northwestern Universitya??s School of Communication has announced the creation of the Kelsey Pharr, Jr. Speaker Series for the 2020-2021 academic year. The series will feature three artists of color working in the Chicago music theatre scene.

New York Stage and Film Announces Tidtaya Sinutoke as This Year's  Billie Burke Ziegf Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Tidtaya Sinutoke as This Year's Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Ziegfeld Club, Inc. has announced that Thailand born, NYC-based composer Tidtaya Sinutoke is the recipient of the sixth annual Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award. This prestigious award for a female musical theater composer is presented in partnership with New York Stage and Film.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Pay What You Can Season Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Pay What You Can Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company announced its 46th season last night prior to the broadcast of Days of Re-Creation, a rolling world premiere by Masi Asare, AriDy Nox, Erlina Ortiz, SEVAN, Nandita Shenoy, BD Wong, and Lauren Yee, by inviting audiences to Turn On, Tune In, as the company programs for the virtual space during the 2020-21 Season. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN TH Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Today (September 30) in live streaming: the premiere of The Boys in the Band, John Lloyd Young visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

Bennington Performing Arts Center Presents DAYS OF RE-CREATION Photo Bennington Performing Arts Center Presents DAYS OF RE-CREATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Bennington Performing Arts Center (BPAC) presents Days of Re-Creationa?"A Virtual Play on September 25th at 7 pm as part of a rolling world premiere.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents THE DAYS OF RE-CREATION Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents THE DAYS OF RE-CREATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company begins its 46th season with the rolling world premiere of The Days of Re-Creation: A Virtual Play on September 30th at 7pm.

Live & In Color Presents a Series of Virtual Plays, DAYS OF RE-CREATION Photo Live & In Color Presents a Series of Virtual Plays, DAYS OF RE-CREATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

In the midst of a?oedarkness on the face of the deepa??, new works development organization Live & In Color is launching their latest online initiative Days of Re-Creation, a seven part series of short plays written to be performed specifically on a virtual platform.

VIDEO: Masi Asare Sings 'New Dreams Are Coming' for Milwaukee Rep's OUR HOME TO YOUR  Photo VIDEO: Masi Asare Sings 'New Dreams Are Coming' for Milwaukee Rep's OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020

While the stages remain dark during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Milwaukee Rep is rallying its creative resources to bring the world-class theater audiences have come to know and love directly into homes.

Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre C Photo Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre Composers and Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Broadway On Demand has announced the launch of The Artist Channels, a new section of the platform devoted to musical theatre composers and lyricists. The Artist Channels provide a digital space for theatre fans to explore the incredible talent of the musical theatre songwriters who are creating today's new musicals.

Ziegfeld Club, Inc. Announces Sixth Annual Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award Photo Ziegfeld Club, Inc. Announces Sixth Annual Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Ziegfeld Club, Inc., one of New York City's first performing arts charities to benefit women, has announced that they will once again offer the Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award for the sixth consecutive year.

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