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Resources to teach Allegiance

Discover our webinar and exclusive teaching demonstration on Allegiance and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Representation in Musical Theatre, plus explore a selection of resources available on Digital Theatre+ to support your teaching of the production and these important issues.

Webinar discussion

Listen back to a snippet of the panel discussion with actor Greg Watanabe (Mike Masaoka), who speaks about his historical role in Allegiance and explains how he originally became involved in the musical.

Teaching demo

Take a sneak peek at our exclusive teaching demo led by artist and educator Suzu Ledoux, comprised of engaging practical activities relating to the musical that build skills in communication, improvisation and empathy.

If you'd like to watch the full webinar and teaching demo, sign up to receive the recording via the form below. To request a certificate of attendance to present to your school district for staff development credit hours, please email

Explore more resources on Digital Theatre+

Production: Allegiance

Inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei, Allegiance follows one family’s extraordinary journey in this untold American story. Captured live during its 2016 Broadway run, the ground-breaking musical stars Lea Salonga alongside Takei and explores the ties that bind us, the struggle to persevere and the overwhelming power of forgiveness.

Allegiance Resource Guide

Providing a series of comprehensive resources for the study of Allegiance, explore the history and context of the production with this pack from Change ARTS Education Director Matt Freeman and Allegiance Director of Education Matthew Schneider.

Musical Matters: AAPI Artists on Inclusivity

Tony Award-winning writer David Henry Hwang and actor Jose Llana discuss the impact of 'the canon' on Asian American representation in musical theatre and offer ways to challenge stereotypes in Musical Matters, an exclusive series hosted by Christine Toy Johnson.