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Allegiance, Starring George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Telly Leung, Set to Open on Broadway

Takei makes his official Broadway debut in the new historical musical.

Lea Salonga and George Takei star in Allegiance at Broadway's Longacre Theatre.
(© Matthew Murphy)

The new Broadway musical Allegiance, featuring George Takei in his Broadway debut, opens this evening at the Longacre Theatre

Inspired by Takei's childhood experiences, Allegiance is set during the period of Japanese-American internment 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 in the cast are Tony winner Lea Salonga, Telly Leung, 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.

Check back in tomorrow for TheaterMania's review of Allegiance, as well as photo and video coverage of the star-studded red carpet.

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