‘Scandalous’ Announces Final Performance December 9

Scandalous - Carolee CarmelloThe producers of Kathie Lee Gifford’s Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson have announced that the production will play its final performance at the Neil Simon Theatre on Sunday, December 3 at 3:00 PM. After two performances were canceled November 14th when Carolee Carmello was put on vocal rest, the musical that focuses on McPherson’s life from youth to premature death at age 53 opened on November 15th. At the time of its closing, Scandalous will have played 31 previews and 29 regular performances.

Scandalous is a longtime passion project of bookwriter and librettist Kathie Lee Gifford, who collaborates with composers David Friedman and David Pomeranz for the musical.

SCANDALOUS

Carolee Carmello plays 20th-century evangelical superstar Aimee Semple McPherson in a new musical co-authored by Kathie Lee Gifford. Holiness collides with 1920s Hollywood in one remarkable woman's charismatic rise to fame amidst scandalous romances and controversy.

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Scandalous Story

Scandalous is based on the life of Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944), the world’s first media superstar evangelist — a woman whose passion for saving souls equaled her passion for making sensational headlines and attracting overflow crowds of thousands throughout the world. Time Magazine named Aimee Semple McPherson one the most influential people of the twentieth century. Set in 1920′s Los Angeles, holiness collides with Hollywood in this extraordinary tale of one remarkable woman’s charismatic rise to fame amidst scandalous love affairs and growing controversy, inevitably ending in her much-publicized fall from grace.

Scandalous Performance Schedule

Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson will play the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd St. between Broadway and 8th) beginning October 13.

Weekly performance schedule October 13-November 19: Tuesdays at 8:00pm, Wednesdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Thursdays at 8:00pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Sundays at 3:00pm.

Beginning November 20: Tuesdays at 7:00pm, Wednesdays at 2:00pm and 7:30pm, Thursdays at 7:00pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Sundays at 3:00pm.

SCANDALOUS

Carolee Carmello plays 20th-century evangelical superstar Aimee Semple McPherson in a new musical co-authored by Kathie Lee Gifford. Holiness collides with 1920s Hollywood in one remarkable woman's charismatic rise to fame amidst scandalous romances and controversy.

OVERVIEW

PHOTOS

VIDEOS


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