Scandalous

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SCANDALOUS

Category:Musical,Drama, Original, Broadway
Number of Performances: 29
Number of Previews: 31
First Preview : Oct 13, 2012
Opening Night : Nov 15, 2012
Closing Night : Dec 9, 2012
Opening Night Cast
Carolee Carmello (Aimee Semple McPherson)


OVERVIEW

Scandalous: The Life and Times of Aimee Semple McPherson comes to Broadway straight from a successful out-of-town tryout boasting an all-star cast both on stage – including Carolee Carmello in the title role and George Hearn – and backstage: Kathie Lee Gifford wrote the book and lyrics.

Time Magazine named Aimee Semple McPherson one the most influential people of the twentieth century, the world’s first media superstar evangelistbrand new musical based on her life and set in 1920’s Los Angeles, holiness collides with Hollywood in an 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.

REVIEWS

“GIVE THANKS FOR CAROLEE CARMELLO!”

Newsday

“SCANDALOUS IS FILLED WITH UNABASHED RAZZLE DAZZLE AND GENUINE HEART!”

USA Today

“The gloriously gifted Carolee Carmello thrills us with the purity and power of her voice”

New York Times

CREDITS

Opening Night Production Credits
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Betsy & David DeVos, Foursquare Foundation, Cantinas Ranch Foundation and The Stand Up Group; Produced in association with The 5th Avenue Theatre (David Armstrong, Executive Producer and Artistic Director; Bernadine Griffin, Managing Director; Bill Berry, Producing Director)
Originally produced by Signature Theatre
Book by Kathie Lee Gifford; Music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman; Additional music by Kathie Lee Gifford; Lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Vocal arrangements by Joel Fram; Incidental music arrangements by Sam Davis; Dance arrangements by Sam Davis; Additional Vocal Arrangements by Paul Raiman; Musical Director: Joel Fram
Directed by David Armstrong; Choreographed by Lorin Latarro; Associate Director: Stephen Sposito; Associate Choreographer: Barrett Martin
Scenic Design by Walt Spangler; Costume Design by Gregory A. Poplyk; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Hair Design by Paul Huntley Enterprises, Inc.; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Costume Design: Sara Jean Tosetti; Associate Lighting Design: Peter Hoerburger and Aaron Spivey; Associate Sound Design: Tony Smolenski, IV
Executive Producer: Jeffrey Finn; General Manager: Alan Wasser, Allan Williams and Mark D. Shacket; Company Manager: Cathy Kwon; Associate Co. Mgr: Daniel Hoyos
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Amber White; Stage Manager: Kevin Bertolacci
Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Conducted by Joel Fram; Associate Conductor/Keyboard 1: Alvin Hough; Assistant Conductor/Keyboard 2: Matt Perri; Violin: Hiroko Taguchi; Cello: Summer Boggess; Reeds: Vito Chiavuzzo, Greg Thymius and Jacqueline Henderson; Trumpets: Matthew Peterson and Jeff Wilfore; French Horn: Will de Vos; Bass Trombone: Jennifer Wharton; Bass: Brian Hamm; Percussion: Billy Miller; Music Copying: Kaye-Houston Music; Keyboard Programming: Synthlink LLC
Dance Captain: Karen Hyland; Fight direction by Ron Piretti; Press Representative: Jeremy Shaffer and The Publicity Office; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Marketing: Type A Marketing and Anne Rippey; Digital Outreach and Website: Serino/Coyne; Marketing Director: Thomas Mygatt; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, C.S.A.; Photographer: Jeremy Daniel
Opening Night Cast
Carolee Carmello (Aimee Semple McPherson)
George Hearn (James Kennedy, Brother Bob)
Candy Buckley (Minnie Kennedy)
Roz Ryan (Emma Jo Schaeffer)
Andrew Samonsky (Harold McPherson, Kenneth Ormiston)
Edward Watts (Robert Semple, David Hutton)
Nick Cartell (Ensemble)
Joseph Dellger (Mayor Cryer, William Randolph Hearst, Ensemble)
Erica Dorfler (Ensemble)
Carlos L. Encinias (Ensemble)
Hannah Florence (Ensemble)
Benjamin Howes (Asa Keyes, Ensemble)
Alison Luff (Coconut Girl, Peggy Rae Wharton, Ensemble, Marie)
Jesse Nager (Ensemble)
Sam Strasfeld (Charlie Chaplin, Ensemble)
Betsy Struxness (Coconut Girl, Ensemble)
Elizabeth Ward Land (Louise, Louella Parsons, Ensemble)
Billie Wildrick (Coconut Girl, Myrtle, Ensemble, Dorothy, Eve)
Dan’yelle Williamson (Ensemble)
Matt Wolfe (Ensemble)

Swings: Corey Greenan and Karen Hyland
Understudies: Nick Cartell (David Hutton, Harold McPherson, Kenneth Ormiston, Robert Semple), Joseph Dellger (Brother Bob, James Kennedy), Erica Dorfler (Emma Jo Schaeffer), Corey Greenan (David Hutton, Robert Semple), Benjamin Howes (Harold McPherson, Kenneth Ormiston), Alison Luff (Aimee Semple McPherson), Elizabeth Ward Land (Minnie Kennedy ), Billie Wildrick (Aimee Semple McPherson), Dan’yelle Williamson (Emma Jo Schaeffer) and Matt Wolfe (Brother Bob, James Kennedy)

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