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Q&A with EYMARD CABLING (“Frankie Suzuki”)

Q&A with EYMARD CABLING (“Frankie Suzuki”)
What inspired you to work on Allegiance?

EYMARD CABLING: Being in a piece of theater that depicts a moment in history inspires me to be as truthful as I can be.

What were some the most rewarding aspects of working on […]

Q&A with NATALIE HOLT MACDONALD (“Hannah Campbell”)

Q&A with NATALIE HOLT MACDONALD (“Hannah Campbell”)
What inspired you to work on Allegiance?

Honestly, I had no idea how special this show was going to be until I was already cast. I knew about the Broadway production and that George was still going to be a […]

Q&A with SCOTT WATANABE (“Tatsuo Kimura”)

Q&A with SCOTT WATANABE (“Tatsuo Kimura”)
What inspired you to work on Allegiance?

SCOTT WATANABE: There are limited opportunities for Asian Americans in traditional theatre in the US. As a “sansei (paternal)/yonsei (maternal) Japanese American, this was an opportunity to portray my own cultural background and […]

Q&A with ETHAN LE PHONG (“Sammy Kimura”)

Q&A with ETHAN LE PHONG (“Sammy Kimura”)
What inspired you to work on Allegiance?

ETHAN LE PHONG: I have heard about Allegiance since it debuted in San Diego but finally had the chance to see it in previews on Broadway. I was never available to audition for […]

Q&A with ELENA WANG (“Kei Kimura”)

Q&A with ELENA WANG (“Kei Kimura”)
What inspired you to work on Allegiance?

ELENA WANG: Fate got me aligned with the Broadway production. How it all happened is shown in Episode 2 of George Takei’s ‘Trek to Broadway’. This was also after I decided to leave musical […]

ALLEGIANCE Study Guide

STUDY GUIDE FOR ALLEGIANCE
Thanks to the generous support of Inspire Change Broadway, the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund, and the California State Library, the Allegiance education team produced a study guide for students and audiences members to better understand the contemporary and historical context of […]

Q&A with GEORGE TAKEI (“Sam Kimura/Ojii-chan”)

Q&A with GEORGE TAKEI (“Sam Kimura/Ojii-chan”)
What inspired you to work on Allegiance?

GEORGE TAKEI: Ever since my early 20s, I have been speaking out about my childhood imprisonment by my own government in barbed-wire camps simply because of my Japanese ancestry. I helped found the Japanese […]

Announcement: Cast is Set for the World Premiere of SOFT POWER by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori at the Ahmanson Theatre

CAST IS SET FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF “SOFT POWER”
BY DAVID HENRY HWANG AND JEANINE TESORI AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

“Soft Power” Begins May 3, 2018 and Runs Through June 10, 2018

The cast has been announced for the upcoming world premiere […]