MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 08, 2015
Closing Date
Feb 14, 2016
1st Preview
Oct 06, 2015
1st Preview
Oct 06, 2015
Previews
37
Performances
111
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Longacre Theatre
(Nov 08, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016)

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

Media
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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; Assistant Scenic Design: Stephen Dobay, Craig Napoliello and Bradley Wehrle; Assistant Costume Design: Leon Dobkowski; Assistant Lighting Design: Ken Wills; Assistant Sound Design: Stephanie Celustka and Hidenori Nakajo; Assistant Projection Design: Joey Frangieh; Assistant Wig and Hair Design: Ashley Rae Callahan; Moving Light Programmer: Sean Beach; Projection Programmer: Kyle Bjordahl, William T. Lyons and Asher Robinson
General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: Michelle H. Tamagawa; Assistant Co. Mgr: Deirdre Murphy
Production Management: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Peter Wolf; Stage Manager: Brian Bogin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Rachel Miller Davis
Musical Supervisor: Lynne Shankel; Music Coordinator: Howard Joines; Conducted by Laura Bergquist; Associate Conductor: 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: Doug Houston and Kaye-Houston Music/Anne Kaye; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Associate Synth Programmer: Jeremy King and Taylor Williams
Casting: Craig Burns, CSA and Telsey + Company; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Fight Captain: Marcus Choi; Dance Captain: Owen Johnston II; Assistant Dance Captain: Janelle Toyomi Dote; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Advertising: AKA; Branding & Marketing: The Social Edge; Digital Media: The Social Edge; Production Photographer: Matthew Murphy
Sammy Kimura
Kei Kimura
George Takei
Broadway debut
Sam Kimura
 
Ojii-chan
Hannah Campbell
Frankie Suzuki
Christòpheren Nomura
Broadway debut
Tatsuo Kimura
Greg Watanabe
Broadway debut
Mike Masaoka
Tom Maruyama
 
Ensemble
Johnny Goto
 
Ensemble
Janelle Toyomi Dote
Broadway debut
Mrs. Maruyama
 
Executor
 
Ensemble
Private Evans
 
Recruiting Officer
 
Big Band Singer
 
USO Pilot Singer
 
Ensemble
Dr. Tanaka
 
Ben Masaoka
 
Ensemble
Private Knight
 
Federal Agent
 
Tule Lake Guard
 
USO Pilot Singer
 
Ensemble
Rumi Oyama
Broadway debut
Mrs. Tanaka
 
Ensemble
Betsy Tanaka
Oct 06, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
 
Ensemble
Oct 06, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
Momoko Sugai
Broadway debut
Peggy Maruyama
 
Ensemble
Elena Wang
Broadway debut
Nan Goto
 
Ensemble
Mr. Maruyama
 
Ensemble
Director Dillon
 
Farmer
 
Photographer
 
USO Pilot Singer
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Aaron J. Albano (Sammy Kimura), Belinda Allyn (Hannah Campbell), Marcus Choi (Frankie Suzuki, Mike Masaoka), Owen Johnston II (Mike Masaoka), Darren Lee (Sam Kimura, Tatsuo Kimura, Ojii-chan, Frankie Suzuki), Manna Nichols (Hannah Campbell, Kei Kimura), Sam Tanabe (Sammy Kimura), Elena Wang (Kei Kimura) and Scott Watanabe (Sam Kimura, Tatsuo Kimura, Ojii-chan)

Longacre Theatre (Nov 08, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016)

Associate Producer: Christopher Chin
Assistant Co. Mgr: Jenny Peek; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson (Dec 01, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016)
Production Stage Manager: Brian Bogin (Jan 19, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016); Assistant Stage Mgr: Lauren Juengel (Jan 10, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016); Stage Manager: Rachel Miller Davis
Press Representative: DKC/O&M

Cast

Shea Renne
Broadway debut
Betsy Tanaka
Jan 10, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016
 
Ensemble
Jan 10, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016
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

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2016 Nominee
Costume Design by Alejo Vietti
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