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Review Roundup: George Takei, Telly Leung And More Star In ALLEGIANCE West End Premie Photo Review Roundup: George Takei, Telly Leung And More Star In ALLEGIANCE West End Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2023

George Takei, the original and beloved Mr. Sulu from 'Star Trek', film and television star, activist and social media icon, makes his London stage debut in the UK premiere of the Broadway musical inspired by Takei's true childhood experiences, 'George Takei's Allegiance'. Read the reviews!

Review: GEORGE TAKEI'S ALLEGIANCE, Charing Cross Theatre Photo Review: GEORGE TAKEI'S ALLEGIANCE, Charing Cross Theatre
by Franco Milazzo - Jan 18, 2023

Backed by an extensive PR campaign that can probably be seen from outer space, George Takei’s Allegiance has finally landed in London. The media attention has been focused on the marquee name attached to this much-anticipated musical, but its political topic is the real talking point here.

Photos: Go Inside ALLEGIANCE's VIP Gala Night at London's Charing Cross Theatre Photo Photos: Go Inside ALLEGIANCE's VIP Gala Night at London's Charing Cross Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

See photos from 'George Takei's ALLEGIANCE' VIP Gala Night at London's Charing Cross Theatre.

Photos: First Look at George Takei, Telly Leung, and More in ALLEGIANCE at Charing Cr Photo Photos: First Look at George Takei, Telly Leung, and More in ALLEGIANCE at Charing Cross Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2023

All new production photos have been released for Allegiance, starring George Takei, Telly Leung, and more! The musical is playing at Charing Cross Theatre from 7 January ‚Äď 8 April 2023.

NOISES OFF Leads our Top Ten Shows For January Photo NOISES OFF Leads our Top Ten Shows For January
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 3, 2023

We start the 2023 as we mean to go on; with some cracking West End shows. From some well-deserved transfers from the Theatre Royal Bath and Chichester Festival Theatre, to¬†the UK premiere of¬†George Takei's musical and the unknown story of Charlie ‚ÄĮChaplin and‚ÄĮ Stan‚ÄĮLaurel there are some true theatrical treats in store in January.

Photos: George Takei and Telly Leung in Rehearsal For GEORGE TAKEI'S ALLEGIANCE in Lo Photo Photos: George Takei and Telly Leung in Rehearsal For GEORGE TAKEI'S ALLEGIANCE in London
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released of Allegiance in London, starring George Takei and Telly Leung. ‚ÄėGeorge Takei‚Äôs¬†Allegiance‚Äô¬†will get its UK premiere at Charing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NL for 13 weeks from Saturday 7 January to Saturday 8 April, 2023.

Photo: New Artwork Revealed For the London Premiere of George Takei's ALLEGIANCE Photo Photo: New Artwork Revealed For the London Premiere of George Takei's ALLEGIANCE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

As rehearsals start next week in London, new artwork is revealed for the UK premiere of the uplifting Broadway musical George Takei's Allegiance.

Aynrand Ferrer Joins UK Premiere of of ALLEGIANCE, Full Cast Announced! Photo Aynrand Ferrer Joins UK Premiere of of ALLEGIANCE, Full Cast Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

Full casting has been announced for the UK premiere of George Takei’s Allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre.

George Takei Will Make His London Stage Debut in the UK Premiere of ALLEGIANCE, Featu Photo George Takei Will Make His London Stage Debut in the UK Premiere of ALLEGIANCE, Featuring Telly Leung
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

George Takei, the original and beloved Mr. Sulu from 'Star Trek', film and television star, activist and social media icon, is to make his London stage debut in the UK premiere of the Broadway musical inspired by Takei's true childhood experiences, 'George Takei's Allegiance'.

GROUNDED, WHO'S HOLIDAY, and More Set For Human Race Theatre's 22/23 Season Photo GROUNDED, WHO'S HOLIDAY, and More Set For Human Race Theatre's 22/23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

The Human Race embraces its mission of ‚Äúexploring the human condition‚ÄĚ in its 36th season by presenting themes of family, national security, dementia, creativity, race, and autism. Honoring its mission by ‚Äúpromoting enlightenment, inclusion and understanding,‚ÄĚ the season includes two World Premieres (one play and one musical), a regional premiere, a Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play, and the return of a favorite.¬†

Jay Kuo Videos

ALLEGIANCE TO BROADWAY Documentary To Premiere Nationwide In December Videoplay
ALLEGIANCE TO BROADWAY Documentary To Premiere Nationwide In December

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2018

Fathom Events will premiere a new documentary, 'Allegiance to Broadway: The Dream. The Story. The Journey of A Musical,' by director/filmmaker Greg Vander Veer on Tuesday, December 4th at 7:30 pm (local time) in cinemas across the country.  'Allegiance to Broadway' will give audiences an in-depth look into the making of George Takei's ('Star Trek,' 'Heroes') moving Broadway musical, which also starred Tony Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Mulan) and Telly Leung (Aladdin, Godspell, 'Glee').

Exclusive: See Highlights of George Takei in ALLEGIANCE in Los Angeles Videoplay
Exclusive: See Highlights of George Takei in ALLEGIANCE in Los Angeles

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at East West Players (EWP) and the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) production of ALLEGIANCE in Los Angeles, starring George Takei. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung, and Katie Rose Clarke Perform at Barnes and Noble
by Stage Tube - Feb 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!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE Opens in Final Episode of TREK TO BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

On the final episode of Trek to Broadway, join the company of Allegiance for all the excitement of Opening Night on Broadway. Go backstage as the cast tries to stay calm and prepare for their official debut while the fervor of celebrities and special guests arriving on the red carpet outside the Longacre Theatre. For many of those involved, opening night is a huge milestone. As their seven-year journey to the Broadway stage culminates in this night, tune in to see what happens when their dreams become a reality. 

BWW TV: Wayne Brady, Victoria Clark & More Arrive on the ALLEGIANCE Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Nov 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld was on the star-studded red carpet before the curtain went up, and we checked in with Wayne Brady, Victoria Clark, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more!

BWW TV: It's Their Time Now- Watch Highlights from ALLEGIANCE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 5, 2015

Performances of the new American musical Allegiance began at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 8, 2015. Allegiance stars Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) in her long-awaited return to Broadway joined by 'Star Trek' icon George Takei in his Broadway debut at age 78, and Broadway and 'Glee' starTelly Leung. Allegiance is the vibrant and unforgettable story of one family's resilience in the face of seemingly-insurmountable odds, inspired by Takei's real-life experience as a Japanese American during World War II.

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Previews Begin in Episode 7 of TREK TO BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2015

Below, go behind-the-scenes of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE with Episode 7 of the musical's 'TREK TO BROADWAY', titled 'Put on a Happy Face,' which takes a closer look at the preview period!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE Stars George Takei and Telly Leung Chat New Musical and More
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2015

ALLEGIANCE stars George Takei and Telly Leung stopped by GOOD DAY NEW YORK today to discuss the new musical and its long journey to Broadway. Check out the interview below!

VIDEO: George Takei Talks Making His Broadway Debut in ALLEGIANCE
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 7, 2015

On yesterday's WENDY WILLIAMS, TV legend George Takei stopped by to talk about making his Broadway debut in the original musical ALLEGIANCE.

VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE Stars George Takei & Lea Salonga Talk Emotional Journey to Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 5, 2015

ALLEGIANCE stars George Takei and Lea Salonga talk about their emotional journey to Broadway and how they have used the power of social media to promote their new show.


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How many shows has Jay Kuo written?
Jay Kuo has written 1 shows including Allegiance (Composer).


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