This past weekend, fellow ComicMix columnist Molly Jackson and I went to see Allegiance on Broadway starring Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and George Takei. Outside of both of us being Star Trek fans (Molly a much bigger Trekkie than I), history and political science is what I studied in college some years ago and the […]
A chance meeting with two gay theater scribes made George Takei an online sensation and a Broadway star, and inspired Allegiance, a musical based on his childhood.
“When you grow stronger the world grows more dangerous.” Our latest look at Laika’s Japanese adventure shows both its dark and lighthearted sequences. Stars George Takei, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.
A new Omaze contest offer the winner the chance to see George Takei’s Allegiance, currently running on Broadway, and to have dinner...
Based on true events, the Broadway musical Allegiance tells the story of the Kimura family, who, along with 120,000 other Japanese-Americans, are forced to leave their homes and become imprisoned in internment camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Show More Summary
Valentine's Day is nearly two weeks away, and George Takei took to Instagram to say he understands single folks' stress. Takei posted a picture of a milk carton with a February 14 expiration date. With the caption, "That moment you realize that your milk has a Valentines date and you... More »
Valentine's Day is nearly two weeks away, and George Takei understands this is stressful for single folks. In an Instagram post with a picture of a milk carton and the caption, "That moment that you realize that your milk has a Valentines Date and you don't," Takei added his own... More »
I DUNNO, GEORGE CAN BE PRETTY HATEFUL AT TIMES: George Takei On Fighting Hate With Humor.
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photo: Steve Earle @ Austin's Paramount Theater in 2011 (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Steve Earle, Nikki Lane @ City Winery There's a...
20) “[Clarence Thomas] is a clown in blackface sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that angry. He doesn’t belong there.” — George Takei 19) “What, like with a cloth
January always brings bad news for Broadway’s faltering shows, as the tourist crowds recede and and ticket sales plummet from their holiday highs. Allegiance, which recounted the experience of actor George Takei as a young man whose Japanese-American family was removed to internment camps when the U.S. Show More Summary
'It was excruciating to always have your guard up,' Takei says in an interview with The Michelangelo Signorile Show.
The Star Trek actor also cites his first gay crush.
Mr. Trump, your seat is still waiting. Actor and social activist George Takei is holding a free seat for Donald Trump at the musical "Allegiance" in New York City to show him a portrayal of Japanese-American internment camps during World War II, the New York Post reports. Takei's offer has...
George Takei, currently starring in the Broadway musical "Allegiance," inspired by his own family’s struggles as Japanese-Americans who were interned during World War II, opened up about the enormous conflict he felt early on in his career being gay but remaining closeted. Show More Summary
George Takei, appearing on Broadway in Allegiance, about his life as a child in an internment camp, told me Donald Trump could learn from his show. In fact, there is a seat reserved every night for him at New York’s Longacre Theater, but so far he hasn’t accepted the invitation. We discussed the ignorance that led [...]
Award winning actor and Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds takes us through the highs and lows of his incredible life Former Star Trek cast member George Takei tells us what he thinks about Donald Trump and the other candidates
It's a debate that has raged for decades in the halls of science fiction and doesn't show any signs abating anytime soon: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. It's a passionate argument and one that seems especially topical as Star Wars: The Force Awakens takes over the world and as we get ready for Star Trek Beyond, which recently released its first trailer. Show More Summary
When I first saw the trailer for Star Trek Beyond, my first, immediate thought was, This is the first time in my life I can say that 'They marketed this movie wrong' having NEVER SEEN THE MOVIE.