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ALLEGIANCE stars Lea Salonga, George Takei, Katie Rose Clarke and Aaron J. Albano celebrate the Holidays at Lord & Taylor tonight

12346505_10153758904587866_572995011427832266_nThe new Broadway musical Allegiance is celebrating the holidays  tonight with a special appearance at the iconic Lord & Taylor flagship store in Manhattan. Tony winner Lea Salonga with be joined by Allegiance co-stars Katie Rose Clarke and Aaron Albano for performances of the songs “With You,” “Stronger Than Before,” and Salonga’s Act One-showstopper “Higher.” Lord & Taylor is located at 424 5th Ave at 39th Street in New York. Performances start at 6:00PM on the 3rd Floor.

Beloved TV icon and social media star George Takei will also be on hand for a special appearance, and the event will offer fans the opportunity to win tickets to the show and win special prizes in addition to photo ops with the stars. All fans are welcome to attend.

Allegiance illuminates one of American history’s lesser known chapters as it tells the story of Sam Kimura (Takei), transported back nearly six decades to when his younger self (Telly Leung) and his sister Kei (Salonga) fought to stay connected to their heritage, their family, and themselves after Japanese Americans were wrongfully imprisoned during World War II. An epic story told with great intimacy, Allegiance explores the ties that bind us, the struggle to persevere, and the overwhelming power of forgiveness and, most especially, love.

Performances are at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) . Call Telecharge.com for tickets.

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Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an award-winning filmmaker, a Best Actress nominee, a photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Examiner.comJade Magazine and Playbill.com.

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