Allegiance, Starring George Takei and Lea Salonga, Announces Closing Date
The new musical will finish up its run at Broadway's Longacre Theatre.
The Broadway musical Allegiance will end its run at the Longacre Theatre on February 14 after 37 previews and 113 regular performances. The show began its run October 6, 2015, and opened on November 8.
George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Telly Leung head the cast of the show, which is inspired by Takei's childhood experiences in a Japanese internment camp in World War II. The musical features a book by Marc Acito, with music and lyrics by Jay Kuo. Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima directs.
Joining Takei, Salonga, and Leung in the company are Katie Rose Clarke, Michael K. Lee, Christopheren Nomura, Greg Watanabe, Aaron J. Albano, Belinda Allyn, Marcus Choi, Janelle Dote, Dan Horn, Owen Johnston, Darren Lee, Kevin Munhall, Manna Nichols, Autumn Ogawa, Rumi Oyama, Momoko Sugai, Sam Tanabe, Elena Wang, Scott Watanabe, and Scott Wise.
The production features musical supervisor, arrangements, and orchestrations by Lynne Shankel, musical direction by Laura Bergquist, scenic design by Donyale Werle, costume design by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Kai Harada, projection design by Darrel Maloney, wig and hair design by Charles G. LaPointe, and makeup design by Joe Dulude II.