Allegiance is the true story of George Takei's family as they experience the anti-Japanese sentiment after Pearl Harbor and the resulting mass incarceration of all Japanese Americans. A relevant history lesson in today's political climate, it is important for us to remember our mistakes so we can ensure they never happen again.
Allegiance will be playing at Amc Owings Mills 17 at 12:55pm. Click here to buy tickets.
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Description: Inspired by true events, Allegiance is the story of the Kimura family, whose lives are upended when they and 120,000 other Japanese-Americans are forced to leave their homes following the events of Pearl Harbor. Sam Kimura seeks to prove his patriotism by fighting for his country in the war, but his sister, Kei, 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. Legendary performer George Takei — (Star Trek, “Heroes”), who was himself an internee as a child, stars alongside Tony® winner Lea Salonga – (Miss Saigon, Mulan) in this enthralling and epic new musical.
But as long-lost memories are unlocked, Sam finds that it is never too late to forgive and to recognize the redemptive power of love.
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