Liana Asim

Playwright Lyricist Librettist

LIANA ASIM is a playwright/actor/director. She is currently developing Brother Nat, a NEW sung-through musical/opera co-written w/J. Asim and Allyssa Jones. She directed the world premiere of The Hairy Scary for The Outside the Box festival 2016. She was recently seen on stage as Mai Tamba in The Convert at Central Square Theater (winner of the Elliot Norton Award for most Outstanding production.) She also played Marcus Lycus in the Stoneham Theatre production of A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum. A 2017 Company One PlayLab Fellow, her full-length plays include Bedfellows, The King of Love Is Dead and The Hairy Scary (musical co-written w/J. Asim and Joshua Stephen Kartes.) Her work has been developed at BCA/Company One, Boston Theatre Marathon, Fresh Ink Theatre, Davenport Studios NYC, Playwright’s Platform and Emerson College in Boston, MA.