Highlights From Allegiance Starring Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and George Takei
directs the world premiere of Allegiance — A New American Musical, a history-inspired story which charts the lives of some of the 120,000 Japanese Americans who were placed into U.S. concentration camps during World War II. The Jay Kuo
(composer-lyricist, co-librettist), Marc Acito and Lorenzo Thione
(co-librettists) musical features Tony winner Lea Salonga
(Miss Saigon), Telly Leung
("Glee," Godspell) and "Star Trek" veteran George Takei (in dual roles). Performances run through Oct. 21 at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre. For more on the production, click here.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.