‘Allegiance’ Musical Coming to Aratani Theatre in 2018

BOUND FOR LITTLE TOKYO: “Allegiance” tells the story of a Japanese American family caught up in the turbulent events of World War II. The Broadway run starring George Takei and Lea Salonga was followed by two sold-out showings in theaters nationwide.

East West Players, JACCC team up for Los Angeles premiere of musical inspired by George Takei’s camp experiences

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) are pleased to announce the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical “Allegiance,” which had its 2012 world premiere in a record-breaking engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and played on Broadway from 2015-16 at The Shubert Organization’s Longacre Theatre.

“Allegiance” will be co-produced by EWP and JACCC by special arrangement with Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA, with performances at JACCC’s Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles from Feb. 21-April 1, 2018. Previews will run from Feb. 21-25, with the Opening Night performance and reception on Feb. 28.

More “Allegiance” coverage in The Rafu

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