Liana Asim is a playwright/actor. 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 Brother Nat(musical co-written w/J. Asim and Allyssa Jones,)Bedfellows, The King of Love Is Dead, Slut Walk or A Play About Marilyn Monroe, 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. She has studied performance art at Northwestern University and screenwriting and playwriting at Emerson College. She wholeheartedly believes in the power of live theatre to change the world. Follow her on Twitter @LianaAsim or like her on her Liana Asim – Playwright page on Facebook.
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