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Palo Alto Players Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Palo Alto Players Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

Palo Alto Players has announced its 91st season - RECONNECTING. After a long intermission, Palo Alto Players returns to in-person theater once again, ready to share experiences and stories that will inspire, entertain, and enrich local artists and audiences.

VIDEO: Seth Sikes Releases 'Ring Them Bells!' in Honor of Liza Minnelli's Birthday Photo VIDEO: Seth Sikes Releases 'Ring Them Bells!' in Honor of Liza Minnelli's Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2021

Seth Sikes has released¬†latest in a series of music viral videos. ‚ÄúRing Them Bells!‚ÄĚ is a giddy, pitch-perfect salute to his idol Liza Minnelli, who originally sang the classic song in her multi-award-winning 1972 TV special ‚ÄúLiza with a Z.‚ÄĚ ¬†

George Takei's ALLEGIANCE Will be Available to Stream Beginning in March Photo George Takei's ALLEGIANCE Will be Available to Stream Beginning in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

BroadwayHD announced today that George Takei’s Allegiance, which also features Broadway stars Telly Leung (Godspell, Glee) and Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Mulan) will be available  on the platform exclusively around the globe except in Asia beginning on March 18th. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, September 28- with Chita Rivera, Brenda Braxton, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, September 28- with Chita Rivera, Brenda Braxton, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 28, 2020

Today (September 28) in live streaming: Chita Rivera stops by Pajama Cast Party, Brenda Braxton returns to Stars in the House, and so much more!

Telly Leung, George Takei and More From ALLEGIANCE to Reunite for HIKING THE DIVIDE T Photo Telly Leung, George Takei and More From ALLEGIANCE to Reunite for HIKING THE DIVIDE TO UNITE Streaming Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020

e2e Treks - Hiking the Divide to Unite has announced a special streaming event benefitting The Actors Fund, 'How History, Location and Adversity Inform, Inspire and Influence Theatre' with various cast and creative team members of Broadway's Allegiance on Monday, September 28 at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT.

ALLEGIANCE Comes to Japan in March 2021 Photo ALLEGIANCE Comes to Japan in March 2021
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2020

Allegiance is coming to the stage in Japan in 2021!

Palo Alto Players Announces Reimagined 90th Anniversary Season Featuring ALLEGIANCE,  Photo Palo Alto Players Announces Reimagined 90th Anniversary Season Featuring ALLEGIANCE, MATILDA and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2020

Palo Alto Players, the Peninsula's first theatre company, has announced its reimagined 90th Anniversary season - a lineup of shows designed to withstand these uncertain times.

Broadway On Demand Extends Online Streaming Premiere of ALLEGIANCE Photo Broadway On Demand Extends Online Streaming Premiere of ALLEGIANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

Broadway On Demand, the new streaming platform for theater devotees, announced that the online streaming premiere of Broadway's Allegiance will be extended, due to popular demand, through Tuesday, June 23.

Broadway On Demand Presents ALLEGIANCE Tomorrow Photo Broadway On Demand Presents ALLEGIANCE Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020

Broadway On Demand, the new streaming platform for theater devotees, will present the online streaming premiere of Broadway's Allegiance tomorrow, Friday, May 29 on BroadwayOnDemand.com.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees! Photo VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2020

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Stafford Arima Will Direct ALLEGIANCE in Japan Next Year Photo Stafford Arima Will Direct ALLEGIANCE in Japan Next Year
by Alan Henry - Feb 18, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned original Broadway director Stafford Arima will direct a production of ALLEGIANCE, the musical which starred Lea Salonga and George Takei on Broadway when the production comes to Tokyo next year. The musical, which will be making its international premiere, tells the story of Japanese Americans facing internment during World War II.

Palo Alto Players Announces ALLEGIANCE, SWING! and More for 90th Anniversary Season Photo Palo Alto Players Announces ALLEGIANCE, SWING! and More for 90th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2020

Palo Alto Players, the Peninsula's first theatre company, announces its 90th Anniversary season.

Betsy Wolfe and Matt Bogart Will Star in Developmental Reading of Original New Musica Photo Betsy Wolfe and Matt Bogart Will Star in Developmental Reading of Original New Musical INDIGO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2019

Sing Out, Louise! Productions will hold a developmental reading of Indigo, an original new musical featuring music & lyrics by MAC Award winning composer Scott Evan Davis and a book by Jay Kuo (Allegiance), Lorenzo Thione (Allegiance), and Davis. Indigo will be directed by Schele Williams (Motown, the upcoming revival of Disney's Aida) with musical direction and arrangements by Brad Haak (Mary Poppins, An American in Paris).

Exclusive Photos: ALLEGIANCE Creatives Visit Hawaii Premiere Production Photo Exclusive Photos: ALLEGIANCE Creatives Visit Hawaii Premiere Production
by Alan Henry - Apr 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look inside a visit by the original creative team to the Hawaii debut production of ALLEGIANCE, now on stage through April 7th, 2019.

BWW Flashback: We Pledge ALLEGIANCE- Allegiance to Broadway- In Cinemas Today! Photo BWW Flashback: We Pledge ALLEGIANCE- Allegiance to Broadway- In Cinemas Today!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 4, 2018

George Takei's ground-breaking Broadway musical is back by popular demand this holiday season! Experience Allegiance on the big screen on December 11, featuring an exclusive conversation with the creative team. CLICK HERE to get your tickets today!

ALLEGIANCE TO BROADWAY Documentary To Premiere Nationwide In December Photo 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').

The Manoa Valley Theatre Announces the Cast of ALLEGIANCE Photo The Manoa Valley Theatre Announces the Cast of ALLEGIANCE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 23, 2018

Manoa Valley Theatre is thrilled to announce a star-studded cast for Allegiance, the headliner of its 50th Anniversary season, presented at the Hawaii Theatre March 28th - April 7th, 2019. Allegiance, a musical drama by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo, and Lorenzo Thione, is about the Japanese American internment during WWII and one family's extraordinarily divisive experience, was inspired by the true-life experience of its original star, George Takei. It tells the story of one family's extraordinary experience suffering the wrongful imprisonment of Japanese Americans during World War II, creating familial turmoil in a troubling time of a nation at war.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Support Mike Birbiglia at Opening Night of THE  Photo Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Support Mike Birbiglia at Opening Night of THE NEW ONE!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 12, 2018

The Broadway engagement of Mike Birbiglia's The New One, directed by Seth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!

New Documentary ALLEGIANCE TO BROADWAY to Precede ALLEGIANCE in Cinemas Photo New Documentary ALLEGIANCE TO BROADWAY to Precede ALLEGIANCE in Cinemas
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2018

"Allegiance" returns to cinemas nationwide for an encore event on December 11. In addition to the film of the original Broadway production, Fathom Events is premiering a new documentary, "Allegiance to Broadway: The Dream. The Story. The Journey of A Musical," by director/filmmaker Greg Vander Veer on December 4, which gives audiences an in-depth look into the making of "Allegiance".

George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Return to Cinemas This Fall Photo George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Return to Cinemas This Fall
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 11, 2018

In its annual return to screens around the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, Fathom Events is bringing George Takei's ("Star Trek," "Heroes") moving Broadway musical "Allegiance," also starring Tony Award¬ģ winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Mulan) and Telly Leung (Godspell, "Glee"), back to cinemas nationwide for an encore event on December 11. In addition to the film of the original Broadway production, Fathom Events is premiering a new documentary, "Allegiance to Broadway: The Dream. The Story. The Journey of A Musical," by director/filmmaker Greg Vander Veer on December 4, which gives audiences an in-depth look into the making of "Allegiance".

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