ALLEGIANCE - A New American Musical
Inspired by the childhood experiences of George Takei, Allegiance is a moving and uplifting story of love, war and heroism set during
the Japanese internment of World War II.
It follows the story of the Kimura family in the weeks and years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, as they are relocated from their farm in
California to the Heart Mountain internment camp in the rural plains of Wyoming.
Allegiance sheds new light on an untold chapter of American history with humor, music and romance. It's a life-affirming tribute to
the power of family and the resilience of the human spirit.
The show had its world preview at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in 2102, featuring Tony Award-winning actress Lea Salonga,
television and film actor George Takei,
and Broadway performers Telly Leung and Allie Trimm.
It will open on Broadway in the fall of 2015.
Music and lyrics are by Jay Kuo; the book is by Jay Kuo, Lorenzo Thione and Marc Acito. Stafford Arima directs.
"Allegiance is a major musical about a forgotten part of history," Takei,
who spent his childhood in an internment camp in Arkansas, said in a statement.
"Kuo's music soars, and the epic story stirs deep emotions. This is a hugely important work."
Allegiance has been eyeing a Broadway run since it premiered at San Diego's Old Globe in the fall of 2012.
Readings and backers screenings have since been held in New York City and Austin, led by Salonga, Takei and Leung, all of whom starred in the San Diego production.
On December 6, 2013, a mini-album of six songs from the show was released.
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