Katie Rose Clarke (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) will take on the role of ‘Hannah’ in the upcoming Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE. Clarke joins the previously announce George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Telly Leung (former Boq – Chicago). ALLEGIANCE is directed by Stafford Arima with a book by Marc Acito and music and lyrics by Jay Kuo. Inspired by Takei’s true childhood experience, “ALLEGIANCE tells the epic multi-generational tale of deep family loyalty, romance, humor, optimism and unparalleled heroism in the face of fear and prejudice against Japanese-Americans during World War II and beyond.”
ALLEGIANCE will begin previews on October 6, 2015 with opening night set for November 8, 2015 at Longacre Theatre.