George Takei’s Allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre has released production images for the musical.
George Takei, Star Trek legend, activist and Broadway star is making his West End debut in the show, inspired by his own WW2 experience in a US concentration camp.
George Takei’s Allegiance is running at Charing Cross Theatre in London until 8 April 2023.
Directed and choreographed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson (Little Shop of Horrors, Come From Away), the cast stars George Takei, plus Telly Leung (Broadway’s Aladdin and TV’s ‘Glee’) and Aynrand Ferrer Miss Saigon).
The cast also includes 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.
The show has a book by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione, with music and lyrics by Jay Kuo.
The creative team is rounded out with Musical supervision and orchestrations 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 Beth Jerem, associate director is Kirsty Malpass, and associate choreographer is Misa Koide.