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BWW Flashback: Stronger Than Before, ALLEGIANCE Ends Its Broadway Run TonightBWW Flashback: Stronger Than Before, ALLEGIANCE Ends Its Broadway Run Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - February 14, 2016

ALLEGIANCE plays its final performance on Broadway today, February 14, 2016. Performances began at the Longacre Theatre on October 6, 2015, and the production officially opened on November 8, 2015. At the time of its closing, the musical will have played 37 previews and 113 regular performances, and will have been seen by approximately 120,000 people, a number that eerily echoes the number of Japanese Americans who were directly impacted by the events that inspired the show. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through ALLEGIANCE's journey to the Great White Way! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung, and Katie Rose Clarke Perform at Barnes and NobleSTAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung, and Katie Rose Clarke Perform at Barnes and Noble
by Stage Tube - February 6, 2016

The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recorded at MSR Studios last month. The show's stars gathered at Barnes & Noble today to celebrate the recording, and BroadwayWorld brings you performance footage from the event! (more...)
Photo Coverage: They Took It Higher! George Takei, Lea Salonga and More Attend ALLEGIANCE CD SigningPhoto Coverage: They Took It Higher! George Takei, Lea Salonga and More Attend ALLEGIANCE CD Signing
by Jennifer Broski - February 5, 2016

The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recently recorded at MSR Studios last month. The show's stars gathered at Barnes & Noble today to celebrate the recording, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event - scroll down for photos! (more...)
VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Explains Why Internment Was Not RememberedVIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Explains Why Internment Was Not Remembered
by Michael Dale - February 3, 2016

The actor/activist talks about decisions made by those who suffered internment not to pass on their stories. (more...)
Broadway's ALLEGIANCE Cast Album, Featuring George Takei, Lea Salonga and More, Released TodayBroadway's ALLEGIANCE Cast Album, Featuring George Takei, Lea Salonga and More, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2016

Sing Out, Louise! The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recorded last month at MSR Studios and is available digitally today, January 29, 2016.  (more...)
ALLEGIANCE Plans a Life After Its Broadway RunALLEGIANCE Plans a Life After Its Broadway Run
by Nora Dominick - January 22, 2016

Although ALLEGIANCE will end its run early on February 14th, the creators, including GEORGE TAKEI, hope that the musical will have a life following its Broadway run.  (more...)
Photo Coverage: George Takei Celebrates His New Sardi's Portrait with His ALLEGIANCE Cast!Photo Coverage: George Takei Celebrates His New Sardi's Portrait with His ALLEGIANCE Cast!
by Walter McBride - January 13, 2016

Just yesterday,¬†'Star Trek' alum, social media icon and activist¬†George¬†Takei was joined by Tony¬ģ winner¬†Lea Salonga¬†and his¬†Allegiance¬†co-stars for a very special afternoon. Takei unveiled¬†his Sardi's caricature and BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion. Check out photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)
ALLEGIANCE & Omaze Partner for Chance to Meet George TakeiALLEGIANCE & Omaze Partner for Chance to Meet George Takei
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA have announced that the new American musical Allegiance has partnered with Omaze, the fundraising platform that gives you the opportunity to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences while donating to great causes. For a chance to win, fans can donate $10 or more to Takei Over The Town with George Takei and raise money for students to attend performances of Allegiance through Inspire Change. The winner will fly to New York City and kick off the evening by having dinner with George, receive VIP tickets to Allegiance and meet the cast. Rounding out the experience is a customized meme created with Takei and shared to his 10 million social followers. (more...)
PHOTO: Miss Universe Takes In Broadway's ALLEGIANCE; Visits Lea Salonga BackstagePHOTO: Miss Universe Takes In Broadway's ALLEGIANCE; Visits Lea Salonga Backstage
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

Miss Universe, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, took in a performance of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE over the weekend. The 26-year-old took to Twitter to share her backstage visit with the cast following the show (more...)
A Sad Farewell- Travel Down ALLEGIANCE's Road to Broadway!A Sad Farewell- Travel Down ALLEGIANCE's Road to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - January 7, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Allegiance will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, February 14, 2016. Performances began at the Longacre Theatre on October 6, 2015 and the production officially opened on November 8, 2015. At the time of its closing it will have played 37 previews and 113 regular performances. In light of the announcement, we're taking a trip down memory lane to the show's road to Broadway! (more...)
This Just In - ALLEGIANCE to Close on Broadway in February; Tour & International Productions in the WorksThis Just In - ALLEGIANCE to Close on Broadway in February; Tour & International Productions in the Works
by BWW News Desk - January 6, 2016

This just in! Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA have announced that the new American musical Allegiance will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, February 14, 2016. Performances began at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on October 6, 2015 and the production officially opened on November 8, 2015. At the time of its closing it will have played 37 previews and 113 regular performances. Producers also announced a national tour and international productions are in the works. Allegiance had its world premiere in a record-breaking engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in 2012. (more...)
VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Explains Why Most Americans Don't Know About Japanese Internment CampsVIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Explains Why Most Americans Don't Know About Japanese Internment Camps
by TV News Desk - January 6, 2016

George Takei, star of the new Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE, stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to explain why he believes most Americans are not aware of the story of Japanese internment camps during World War II. (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: ALLEGIANCE Recommends Colors Of Confinement Photo Exhibit at Columbia UniversityTWITTER WATCH: ALLEGIANCE Recommends Colors Of Confinement Photo Exhibit at Columbia University
by Michael Dale - January 4, 2016

Bill Manbo's color photographs chronicle his experiences while imprisoned at the Heart Mountain internment camp. (more...)
Photo Flash: George Takei Reserves ALLEGIANCE Seat for Donald Trump at Every PerformancePhoto Flash: George Takei Reserves ALLEGIANCE Seat for Donald Trump at Every Performance
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, ALLEGIANCE star George Takei is saving a seat for Donald Trump at every performance of the show until he decides to come. Takei tweeted a photo of the seat with a sign on it that says, 'RESERVED Donald Trump #TrumpWatch- Day 14,' with a caption reading, 'Your seat is ready for you, Mr. Trump.' Check out the photo below! (more...)
Photo Flash: John Kander, Lucy Liu & More Celebs Turn Out for ALLEGIANCE on BroadwayPhoto Flash: John Kander, Lucy Liu & More Celebs Turn Out for ALLEGIANCE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2015

This weekend brought out celebs to Broadway catching ALLEGIANCE with George Takei and Lea Salonga at the Longacre Theatre. Lucy Liu caught the show and joined cast members Michael K. Lee, George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung onstage for a photo moment. Also seen at performances were Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz (who appeared on the show with Telly Leung) and comedian Gilbert Gottfried. (more...)
VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Saving A Seat For Donald Trump At Every PerformanceVIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Saving A Seat For Donald Trump At Every Performance
by Michael Dale - December 18, 2015

The Japanese-American star wants the presidential candidate to understand what happens when the government supports racial profiling. (more...)
VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Honored With 'Ride of Fame' Double Decker BusVIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Honored With 'Ride of Fame' Double Decker Bus
by Michael Dale - December 15, 2015

The popular actor and activist enjoys having his name on a vehicle that helps people take in the splendor of New York. (more...)
Photo Coverage: ALLEGIANCE Cast Spreads Holiday Cheer at Lord & Taylor!Photo Coverage: ALLEGIANCE Cast Spreads Holiday Cheer at Lord & Taylor!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - December 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical Allegiance celebrated the holidays with a special appearance at the iconic Lord & Taylor flagship store in Manhattan last night. Tony winner Lea Salonga was joined byAllegiance co-stars Katie Rose Clarke and Aaron Albano for performances of the songs 'With You,' 'Stronger Than Before,' and Salonga's Act One-showstopper 'Higher.' Beloved TV icon and social media star George Takei was also on hand for a special appearance, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Telly Leung Chats Solo Album, Favorite Musical with Tyler MountSTAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Telly Leung Chats Solo Album, Favorite Musical with Tyler Mount
by Stage Tube - December 14, 2015

Popular Broadway YouTube personality Tyler Mount recently welcomed Allegiance and RENT's Telly Leung for the latest episode of his web series, THE TYLER MOUNT VLOG. Below, catch the hilarious and seasoned professional discuss his dream job outside of the entertainment industry, his favorite musical of all time, and his solo album, SONGS FOR YOU! (more...)
ALLEGIANCE's George Takei, Lea Salonga & Katie Rose Clarke Set for Lord & Taylor Appearance TonightALLEGIANCE's George Takei, Lea Salonga & Katie Rose Clarke Set for Lord & Taylor Appearance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2015

The new Broadway musical Allegiance will celebrate the holidays with a special appearance at the iconic Lord & Taylor flagship store in Manhattan tonight.  (more...)
VIDEO:  2nd Graders Sing ALLEGIANCE's 'Gaman' For Stars George Takei, Lea Salonga and Dance Captain Owen Johnston IIVIDEO: 2nd Graders Sing ALLEGIANCE's 'Gaman' For Stars George Takei, Lea Salonga and Dance Captain Owen Johnston II
by Michael Dale - December 11, 2015

Midtown West Elementary School students learn of enduring what seems unbearable with patience and dignity. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: George Takei 'Throws Down,' Invites Donald Trump to See ALLEGIANCESTAGE TUBE: George Takei 'Throws Down,' Invites Donald Trump to See ALLEGIANCE
by Stage Tube - December 10, 2015

George Takei has taken to YouTube to respond Donald Trump's comments on Muslim immigration, inviting the 2016 Republican Presidential hopeful to take in his new Broadway show, ALLEGIANCE. Takei captioned the video: 'Donald Trump recently said he might have supported the internment camps of WWII. I felt I had to respond, and in the best way I could.' (more...)
Photo Flash: BD Wong Attends Broadway's ALLEGIANCEPhoto Flash: BD Wong Attends Broadway's ALLEGIANCE
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015

Actor B.D. WONG was in the audience at ALLEGIANCE leading the standing ovation and went backstage to congratulate the show's stars, including GEORGE TAKEI, LEA SALONGA, TELLY LEUNG and MICHAEL K. LEE. Check out photos from his visit below! (more...)
VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Responds to Trump's Comments on Muslim ImmigrationVIDEO: ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Responds to Trump's Comments on Muslim Immigration
by TV News Desk - December 9, 2015

George Takei appeared on MSNBC's Live with Thomas Roberts to respond to Donald Trump's comments on Muslim immigration. (more...)
Photo Flash: Christine Ebersole, Nichelle Nichols and Uzo Aduba Stop by ALLEGIANCEPhoto Flash: Christine Ebersole, Nichelle Nichols and Uzo Aduba Stop by ALLEGIANCE
by BWW News Desk - December 7, 2015

ALLEGIANCE welcomed several stars this weekend to Broadway's Longacre Theatre, including Christine Ebersole, STAR TREK's Nichelle Nichols and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and THE WIZ LIVE!'s Uzo Aduba. Scroll down for photos of them backstage with George Takei and company! (more...)

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