Allegiance returns to movie theatres nationwide December 11. The encore presentation of the 2015 Broadway production stars George Takei, Tony winner Lea Salonga, and Telly Leung. Fathom Events also premieres Allegiance to Broadway: The Dream. The Story. The Journey of A Musical, a new documentary from director/filmmaker Greg Vander Veer, December 4. The documentary takes audiences inside the process of making Allegiance.
Two (2) lucky fans will win a pair of tickets to the encore screening of Allegiance on December 11 at the movie theatre nearest their town.
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Allegiance is based on events in Takei's Japanese-American family during World War II. The screening begins with an introduction from Takei and immediately moves into the musical’s presentation, which was filmed during the Broadway run in January 2016. Audiences will also be treated to special behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the cast and creators.
Allegiance has a book by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo, and Lorenzo Thione with music and lyrics by Kuo. Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima directed in his Broadway debut. Andrew Palermo served as choreographer.
The complete cast included Takei as Sam Kimura/Ojii San, Salonga as Kei Kimura, Leung as Sammy Kimura, Katie Rose Clarke as Hannah Campbell, Michael K. Lee as Frankie Suzuki, Christopheren Nomura as Tatsuo Kimura, and Greg Watanabe as Mike Masaoka with Aaron J. Albano, Belinda Allyn, Marcus Choi, Janelle Dote, Dan Horn, Owen ￼￼￼￼Johnston, Darren Lee, Manna Nichols, Rumi Oyama, Catherine Ricafort, Momoko Sugai, Sam Tanabe, Kevin Munhall, Elena Wang, Scott Watanabe, and Tony winner Scott Wise.
Allegiance officially opened on Broadway November 8, 2015, following previews that began October 6 at Broadway's Longacre Theatre. At closing, the production played 37 previews and 113 regular performances.