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Allegiance Breaks Records. Encore Performance Coming

posted by Randall
(from left) Lea Salonga as Kei Kimura, Telly Leung as Sammy Kimura, George Takei as Ojii-san and Paul Nakauchi as Tatsuo Kimura in the World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical, with music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and book by Marc Acito, Kuo and Lorenzo Thione, directed by Stafford Arima, Sept. 7 - Oct. 21, 2012 at The Old Globe. Photo by Henry DiRocco.

From left:  Lea Salonga as Kei Kimura, Telly Leung as Sammy Kimura, George Takei as Ojii-san and Paul Nakauchi as Tatsuo Kimura in the World Premiere of Allegiance – A New American Musical, with music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and book by Marc Acito, Kuo and Lorenzo Thione, directed by Stafford Arima, Sept. 7

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George Takei Sees Allegiance Going on Tour after Broadway

posted by Louis Chan

Allegiance Photo by Matthew Murphy

Photo by Matthew Murphy


 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Back in 2012, George Takei made a promise which he eventually delivered.

His play Allegiance was setting box office records at the Globe Theater in San Diego and Takei vowed the show would go to Broadway.

Three years later, that promise was fulfilled … Read more

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Allegiance to Close February 14th

posted by Randall
Allegiance Photo by Matthew Murphy

Photo by Matthew Murphy

By Ed Diokno

The musical Allegiance, which opened just two months ago on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, has set a closing date for its Broadway run – Feb. 14, 2016.

The silver lining, however, is that the producers are making plans for a national tour.
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Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung, Michael K. Lee and the Cast of ‘Allegiance’ to Record Cast Album

posted by Lia Chang
The cast of 'Allegiance'.

The cast of ‘Allegiance’.

By Lia Chang
AsAmNews Arts and Entertainment Reporter

Lea Salonga and Telly Leung in 'Allegiance'. Photo by Matthew Murphy

Lea Salonga and Telly Leung in ‘Allegiance’. Photo by Matthew Murphy

Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA have announced that the cast of the new musical Allegiance is headed into the MSR Studios on Monday, December 7th to record the cast album.

Scheduled … Read more

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An Allegiance Musical Treat Direct from Broadway

posted by Randall

Allegiance Photo by Matthew Murphy

George Takei and Lea Salonga in Allegiance. Photo by Matthew Murphy


 
Allegiance this month opened to enthusiastic audiences on Broadway. Starring George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung, the musical drama brings to life the conflict Japanese Americans faced during World War II balancing their allegiance to the country they loved, the United States, … Read more

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Partying with George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung, Michael K. Lee and the cast of ‘Allegiance’ on opening night

posted by Lia Chang
George Takei and fans. Photo by Lia Chang

George Takei and fans. Photo by Lia Chang

By Lia Chang
AsAmNews Arts and Entertainment Reporter

A star-studded gathering to celebrate the official Broadway debut of Allegiance was held immediately after Sunday’s opening night performance at the Longacre Theatre.

The new American musical Allegiance stars Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss SaigonRead more

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