Online streaming premiere of ‘Allegiance’ launches on Broadway On Demand tonight!

The online streaming premiere of the acclaimed Broadway musical, Allegiance, inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei, will launch on the new streaming platform Broadway On Demand tonight.

The streaming event will begin at 7:30 PM ET with an exclusive, free, pre-show, “A Toast to Allegiance,” featuring Tony Award winner Lea SalongaGeorge TakeiTelly Leung and other members of the original Broadway company hosted on

Following the 30-minute pre-show event, the online premiere of the full staged musical production will stream at 8:00 PM ET for $14.99, which includes a digital download of the Original Cast Album and an exclusive bonus video.

Viewers will then be able to watch both the pre-show event and the full Broadway production for a 24-hour rental period.

Viewers can also purchase a 24-hour on-demand playback for $8.99 from 30 May to 7 June 2020.

Inspired by true events, Allegiance is the story of the Kimura family, whose lives are upended when they and 110,000 other Japanese-Americans are forced to leave their homes following the events of Pearl Harbor. Sam Kimura (Leung) seeks to prove his patriotism by fighting for his country in the war, but his sister, Kei (Salonga), fiercely protests the government’s treatment of her people.

An uplifting testament to the power of the human spirit, Allegiance follows the Kimuras as they fight between duty and defiance, custom and change, family bonds and forbidden loves.

Allegiance has a book by Marc AcitoJay Kuo, and Lorenzo Thione with music and lyrics by Jay Kuo.

Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima directs the production in his Broadway debut with Andrew Palermo as choreographer.

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