George Takei's Allegiance - full cast

George Takei’s Allegiance reveals full cast for Charing Cross Theatre

George Takei’s Allegiance has announced the full cast for the show, which is coming to Charing Cross Theatre in London for 13 weeks only from 7 January to 8 April 2023.

Much-loved American actor and activist George Takei, known to millions as Mr. Sulu from the original Star Trek TV series and movies, will make his London stage debut in the Broadway musical, inspired by his true childhood experiences.

Directed and choreographed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson (Little Shop of Horrors, Come From Away), the show will star George Takei and his Broadway co-star Telly Leung (Broadway’s Aladdin and TV’s ‘Glee’).

Aynrand Ferrer, who has just played the alternate Kim in ‘Miss Saigon’ in Vienna, also joins the cast alongside Iroy Abesamis, Mark Anderson, Masashi Fujimoto, Megan Gardiner, Raiko Gohara, Eu Jin Hwang, Hana Ichijo, Misa Koide, Patrick Munday, Rachel Jayne Picar, Sario Solomon, Joy Tan, and Iverson Yabut.

George Takei's Allegiance - full cast
The full cast of George Takei’s Allegiance

George Takei’s Allegiance has a book by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione with music and lyrics by Jay Kuo. Musical supervision and orchestrations will be by Andrew Hilton and Charlie Ingles, set and costume design by Mayou Trikerioti, lighting design by Nic Farman, sound design by Chris Whybrow and casting by Sarah Leung Casting. The Musical director is Amy Hsu, associate director Kirsty Malpass, associate choreographer Misa Koide and assistant musical director Beth Jerem.

George Takei’s Allegiance tells the moving story of Sam Kimura (Takei) as he is transported back nearly six decades to when his younger self (Leung) and his sister Kei fought to stay connected to their heritage, their family and themselves after Japanese Americans were wrongfully imprisoned during World War II. A powerful story told with great resonance and intimacy, George Takei’s Allegiance explores the ties that bind us, the struggle to persevere and the overwhelming power of forgiveness and, most especially, love.

George Takei’s other theatre credits include Flower Drum Song, Pacific Overtures, Wicked and Rent.

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