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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)
Anna K. Jacobs Selected for 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Ziegfeld Club has announced that Anna K. Jacobs has been selected to receive the 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award. The award will provide Jacobs with a grant of $10,000 and a year of professional mentorship from mentors including Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman. Zoe Sarnak and Shaina Taub are the honorable mentions chosen by the awards panel. Recipients will be honored during a reception that will feature distinguished speaker Jeanine Tesori and a special musical performance by Masi Asare, who is the recipient of last year's inaugural award, on Monday, November 7, at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

BWW Interview: Devanand Janki, Artistic Director of Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat
by Kathryn Kitt - Oct 5, 2016

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR) develops new work for the stage that promotes and celebrates diversity. Emphasizing non-traditional casting, multi-ethnic participants, and bold theatricality, BCTR offers unique development opportunities for new plays and musicals that encourage dialogue among artists from a variety of cultures.

Starry Lineup Announced for 2016 Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Lilly Awards Foundation has announced the line-up of Broadway favorites who will perform at its fourth annual BROADWAY CABARET: BROADWAY STARS PERFORMING THE WORK OF WOMEN SONGWRITERS.

Photo Flash: Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and More Honor Dramatists Guild Fund's 2015-16 Fellows
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented new work by its graduating 2015-2016 Fellows at Playwrights Horizons in New York on Monday, September 19, hosted by co-founders of the Fellows Program Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

The Dramatists Guild Fund Names 2016-2017 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, and Diana Son have announced the 2016-2017 class of DG Fellows James Christy, Khiyon Hursey, Patricia Ione Lloyd, Michael R. Jackson, C.A. Johnson, David Mallamud, Zoey Martinson, Madeline Myers, Nicole Pandolfo, and Len Schiff.

2016 Dramatists Guild Fund Fellows to Present New Work at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund will host Annual Presentation of New Work by DG Fellows at Playwrights Horizons in New York on September 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

Broadway Pros Return to the Woods for Second Season of BINGHAM CAMP THEATRE RETREAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The innovative program dubbed by Seth Rudetsky as "theater camp for Broadway professionals," returns to the tiny bedroom community of Salem, CT for its sophomore retreat next week.  Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR), a resident theater program aimed at developing new works is set to take place September 14 - 25 at the Bingham Camp.  

The Ziegfeld Club Extends Deadline for 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Ziegfeld Club has announced that applications for the 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award, which will provide a grant of $10,000 and a year of professional mentorship to an emerging female composer or composer/lyricist, will now be accepted through September 9, 2016.

Second Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award Offers Grant For Woman Musical Theatre Composer
by Michael Dale - Aug 3, 2016

The grant's aim is to help eliminate the lack of women composers represented on Broadway today.

O'Neill Center Joins The Dramatists Guild Fund's Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund (DGF) announces it will continue expanding the Fellows Program through collaboration with the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

FOOTLOOSE Reunion, Rockapella & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

This week at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barret & Judy Gold and More Set for Late Night at Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Craving a show after the show?  FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is bringing its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: 

Prospect Theater Company to Present STAGE FRIGHT, 10/25-31 at West End Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Just in time for Halloween, Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presents STAGE FRIGHT, a collection of macabre mini-musicals, the culminating production of Prospect's 2015 Annual Music Theater Lab, from October 25-31 at the West End Theatre at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew (263 West 86th Street).

NYMF's THE MUSIC BOX: AN EVENING OF LADY COMPOSERS Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF) The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers tonight, July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

Sean McDermott, Sarah Litzsinger and More Set for NYMF's 'THE MUSIC BOX', 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger will join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF) The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers on July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

NYMF to Present THE MUSIC BOX: AN EVENING OF LADY COMPOSERS, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will present The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

Patty LuPone Continues String of Shows at 54 Below this Week; Plus SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. 54 Below also launched its series of late night events. Joining Tuesday nights' popular 'Backstage' with Susie Mosher is the '54 Piano Bar,' a new vocal competition - 'The Callback,' and more:

THE MUSIC BOX, with Amanda Green, Julia Jordan & Julianne Wick Davis Plays PTC Performance Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) presents Tony nominee Amanda Green (Hands On A Hard Body, High Fidelity, Bring It On!), Kleban Award winner Julia Jordan (Murder Ballad, Bernice Bobs Her Hair) and Jonathan Larson Award winner Julianne Wick Davis ((Southern Comfort) in The Music Box: An Evening Of Lady Composers beginning July 21 at PTC Performance Space.

Keala Settle Set for THE MUSIC BOX at NYMF Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) present The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers. Recent Tony-nominee Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody) is set to appear and Karen Azenberg (Artistic Director - Pioneer Theatre, Salt Lake City) will direct this special one-night-only concert event.

Keala Settle Set for THE MUSIC BOX at NYMF, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) present The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers. Recent Tony-nominee Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody) is set to appear and Karen Azenberg (Artistic Director - Pioneer Theatre, Salt Lake City) will direct this special one-night-only concert event.

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