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Longacre Theatre, (11/08/2015 - 2/14/2016)
First Preview: Oct 06, 2015 Total Previews: 37
Opening Date: Nov 08, 2015    
Closing Date: Feb 14, 2016 Total Performances: 111

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: San Francisco, CA; Salinas, CA; Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming; Washington, DC; Pisa, Italy; Tule Lake; Vosges Mountains, France; 1941 - 2001

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Sing Out, Louise! Productions, ATA, Mark Mugiishi/Hawaii HUI, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Elliott Masie, Sandi Moran, Mabuhay Productions, Barbara Freitag/Eric & Marsi Gardiner, Valiant Ventures, Wendy Gillespie, David Hiatt Kraft, Norm & Diane Blumenthal, M. Bradley Calobrace, Karen Tanz and Gregory Rae/Mike Karns; Produced in association with Jas Grewal, Peter Landin and Ron Polson; Associate Producer: Meryl Federman and Francis & Vanessa Rementilla
World Premiere at the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, California (Barry Edelstein, Artistic Director; Michael G. Murphy, Managing Director)
Book by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione; Music by Jay Kuo; Lyrics by Jay Kuo; Music Director: Laura Bergquist; Music orchestrated by Lynne Shankel; Music arranged by Lynne Shankel
Directed by Stafford Arima; Choreographed by Andrew Palermo; Associate Director: Melanie Tojio Lockyer; Associate Choreographer: Jenny Parsinen
Scenic Design by Donyale Werle; Costume Design by Alejo Vietti; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Kai Harada; Projection Design by Darrel Maloney; Wig & Hair Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Joe Dulude, II; Associate Scenic Design: Michael Carnahan; Associate Costume Design: Heather Lockard; Associate Lighting Design: Amanda Zieve; Associate Projection Design: Sarah Jakubasz and Daniel Mueller
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: Michelle H. Tamagawa
Production Management: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Peter Wolf; Stage Manager: Brian Bogin
Musical Supervisor: Lynne Shankel; Music Coordinator: Howard Joines; Conducted by Laura Bergquist; Associate Conductor/Keyboard 1: Jeffrey Saver; Keyboard 2: Chris Kong; Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Tony Kadleck; Trombone/Bass Trombone: Nate Mayland; Drums/Percussion/Synthesizer: Joe Mowatt; Reed 1: Harry Hassell; Reed 2: Rick Heckman; Reed 3: Dan Sullivan; Violin 1/Concert Master: Paul Woodiel; Violin 2/Viola: Kiku Enomoto; Cello: Eliot Bailen; Bass: Jim Donica; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music/Anne Kaye and Doug Houston; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Associate Synth Programmer: Taylor Williams and Jeremy King
Casting: Telsey + Company and Craig Burns, CSA; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Fight Captain: Marcus Choi; Dance Captain: Owen Johnston II; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Advertising: AKA; Branding & Marketing: The Social Edge; Digital Media: The Social Edge; Production Photographer: Matthew Murphy
Telly Leung
Sammy Kimura
Lea Salonga
Kei Kimura
George Takei
Broadway debut
Sam Kimura
Katie Rose Clarke
Hannah Campbell
Michael K. Lee
Frankie Suzuki
Christòpheren Nomura
Broadway debut
Tatsuo Kimura
Greg Watanabe
Broadway debut
Mike Masaoka
Aaron J. Albano
Tom Maruyama
Marcus Choi
Johnny Goto
Janelle Toyomi Dote
Broadway debut
Mrs. Maruyama
Dan Horn
Private Evans
Recruiting Officer
Big Band Singer
USO Pilot Singer
Darren Lee
Dr. Tanaka
Ben Masaoka
Kevin Munhall
Private Knight
Federal Agent
Tule Lake Guard
USO Pilot Singer
Rumi Oyama
Broadway debut
Mrs. Tanaka
Catherine Ricafort
Betsy Tanaka
(Oct 06, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016)
(Oct 06, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016)
Momoko Sugai
Broadway debut
Peggy Maruyama
Elena Wang
Broadway debut
Nan Goto
Scott Watanabe
Mr. Maruyama
Scott Wise
Director Dillon
USO Pilot Singer
Swings: Belinda Allyn, Owen Johnston II, Manna Nichols and Sam Tanabe
Understudies: Aaron J. Albano (Sammy Kimura), Belinda Allyn (Hannah Campbell), Marcus Choi (Frankie Suzuki, Mike Masaoka), Owen Johnston II (Mike Masaoka), Darren Lee (Frankie Suzuki, Ojii-chan, Sam Kimura, Tatsuo Kimura), Manna Nichols (Hannah Campbell, Kei Kimura), Sam Tanabe (Sammy Kimura), Elena Wang (Kei Kimura) and Scott Watanabe (Ojii-chan, Sam Kimura, Tatsuo Kimura)
Drama Desk Award
2016 Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by Alejo Vietti
music by Jay Kuo; lyrics by Jay Kuo
ACT 1 Sung By
Prologue Kei Kimura and Company
Wishes on the Wind Kei Kimura, Sammy Kimura and Company
Do Not Fight the Storm Company
Gaman Kei Kimura, Tatsuo Kimura and Company
What Makes a Man Sammy Kimura
I Oughta Go Hannah Campbell and Sammy Kimura
Get in the Game Sammy Kimura, Kei Kimura and Company
Should I Hannah Campbell
Allegiance Tatsuo Kimura, Sammy Kimura, Kei Kimura and Company
Ishi Kara Ishi Ojii-chan and Kei Kimura
With You Big Band Singer, Sammy Kimura and Hannah Campbell
Paradise Frankie Suzuki and Company
Higher Kei Kimura
Our Time Now Sammy Kimura, Frankie Suzuki, Kei Kimura, Hannah Campbell and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Resist Frankie Suzuki and Company
This Is Not Over Kei Kimura and Frankie Suzuki
Higher (Reprise) Kei Kimura and Company
Resist (Reprise) Kei Kimura and Company
Stronger Than Before Kei Kimura and Hannah Campbell
With You (Reprise) Sammy Kimura and Hannah Campbell
Nothing in Our Way Frankie Suzuki and Kei Kimura
Itetsuita Company
442 Victory Swing USO Pilots and Company
Higher (Reprise) Kei Kimura and Tatsuo Kimura
Ishi Kara Ishi (Reprise) Kei Kimura and Tatsuo Kimura
How Can You Go? Kei Kimura and Sammy Kimura
Still a Chance Kei Kimura and Company