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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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Phillipa Soo Will Star in New Broadway Show

posted by Randall
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Phillipa Soo will be ‘Amelie’

By Ed Diokno

It looks more and more like that Phillipa Soo departure from Tony-winning musical Hamilton is a done deal with the announcement that she will assume the lead role in the musical version of Amelie, the 2001 French movie.

The Tony-nominated actress will play the lead role in … Read more

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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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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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Broadway Actor Stands Up for Autistic Child

posted by Randall
Loh, Kelvin Moon

Kelvin Moon Loh with AsAmNews art & culture reporter Lia Chang

It was an awkward moment for both the audience and performing actors this week during a matinee performance of the Tony Award winning revival of the The King & I.

Kelvin Moon Loh who’s part of the ensemble cast wrote about it on his … Read more

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