Masi Asare & Friends
June 16, 2023
Tony Award® nominee Masi Asare headlines for the first time at 54 Below, singing some of her most-requested songs plus hot-off-the-presses numbers from new shows still in the works. Join Masi and special guests for a joyful evening of wry, heartfelt, and original show tunes. Come linger with jazz, folk, and roots-inspired music for the stage in this sparkling concert of new songs from a writer with a fresh perspective and a fresh sound.
A songwriter and dramatist with credits including Paradise Square, Monsoon Wedding, and Sympathy Jones, Masi has performed her songs at NYC venues from Signature Center and the Ziegfeld Club to Times Square Broadway Buskers and was recently named a Woman to Watch on Broadway by the Broadway Women’s Fund.
Richard Baskin Jr. (Freestyle Love Supreme)
Sojourner Brown (Hadestown, DCappella)
Zonya Love (The Color Purple, Beetlejuice)
Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue, Mandela)
Elizabeth Ward Land (Amazing Grace, Memphis)
Tony Award® nominee Nathan Tysen (Paradise Square, Amélie)
The band will feature Peter Yarin on piano, Jen Hodge on bass, and Justin Poindexter on guitar.
Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.