Composer, Lyricist, Book Writer
Allegiance is Kuo’s fourth musical. His composing career began at Stanford, where he wrote and produced Upwardly Mobile, a story of five friends coming of age. Kuo’s second musical, Insignificant Others, played from 2006-2008 in San Francisco at New Conservatory Theatre Center, Zeum and Theatre 39 and won a Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Original Script.
His third work, Worlds Apart, about star-crossed lovers in a cultural divide, performed in concert at San Francisco’s Magic Theatre in late 2006 and in New York City at New World Stages in 2008. In addition to composing, Kuo is a Broadway producer (Catch Me If You Can, American Idiot, Slava’s Snowshow). Kuo is also a graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley and a member of the California Bar.