The George Takei & Lea Salonga-Led Allegiance Sets B’way Closing Date

first_img View Comments Oh my! Allegiance, starring George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and more will shutter on Broadway on February 14. At time of closing, the new musical will have played 37 previews and 113 regular performances at the Longacre Theatre. The production officially opened on November 8, 2015.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.The cast also includes Katie Rose Clarke, Michael K. Lee, Christopheren Nomura and Greg Watanabe.A national tour and international productions are in the works.Broadway.com customers with tickets to canceled performances will be contacted with information on refunds or exchanges. Related Shows Allegiance Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 14, 2016last_img read more

Gala Leisure completes £40m rebrand to Buzz Bingo targeting new audiences

first_img Affiliate leaders confirmed for CasinoBeats Malta 2020 February 21, 2020 Share Share Buzz Bingo to close 26 UK venues placing 570 jobs at risk  July 15, 2020 Submit Legacy UK bingo operator Gala Leisure has announced that it has completed its full £40 million makeover to ‘Buzz Bingo’.Gala Leisure, the former bingo subsidiary of Gala Coral, which was sold to private equity firm Caledonia Investments in December 2015 for £240 million, will now operate its 103 UK clubs under the Buzz Bingo domain.Furthermore, this week sees the UK bingo operator launch its new online bingo portal Buzzbingo.com powered by Playtech Plc, with the FTSE250 technology group acting as lead omni-channel systems provider.gLaunching its new identity, Buzz Bingo has unveiled its first UK-wide advertising campaign ‘Buzz Bingo Has Arrived’ developed by creative agency Isobel London.The campaign which will run across TV, digital and social media formats until the end of the year, seeks to introduce Buzz Bingo as the UK’s new pioneer bingo brand targeting new audiences.The makeover of Gala Leisure has been spearheaded by CEO Chris Matthews, who joined the enterprise in September 2017, from UK sports retailer Go Outdoors.Rebranding as Buzz Bingo, Matthews details that 2019 will be a critical year for the operator, as it plans it recapture its position as the leading multi-vertical bingo operator for the UK.Supporting its new corporate vision, last June Gala Leisure announced the reappointment of former founder John Kelly as new Non-Executive Chairman. Related Articles GVC finalises Ladbrokes Coral migration May 18, 2020 StumbleUponlast_img read more