Wicked Alum Katie Rose Clarke Joins Allegiance on B’way

first_img Allegiance Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 14, 2016 View Comments Broadway.com has confirmed that Wicked alum Katie Rose Clarke will appear in the upcoming Great White Way production of Allegiance. Clarke takes on the role of Hannah, which was originally played by Allie Trimm in the Old Globe production in 2012. She joins a cast that includes George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung. Performances will begin on October 6 at the Longacre Theatre. Opening night is set for November 8.In addition to Wicked, Clarke appeared as Clara Johnson in the Broadway and first national touring company of The Light in the Piazza. Other credits include Prayer for My Enemy and Anything Goes. Additional casting will be announced later.Directed by Stafford Arima and based on Takei’s childhood experience in a Japanese-American interment camp, Allegiance features music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and a book by Marc Acito. A story of family, love and patriotism set during World War II and beyond, the show follows veteran Sam Otsuka and his sister Kei as they find themselves torn between loyalty to their family and allegiance to their country. Related Showslast_img read more