This Monday, September 17 at 10 a.m., the Neil Simon Theatre Box Office opens for the new Broadway musical SCANDALOUS: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson.
The first 100 ticket buyers in line at 10 a.m. on Monday morning will receive an exclusive gift from SCANDALOUS bookwriter and librettist Kathie Lee Gifford, plus the chance to meet a few surprise guests and more!
Starring celebrated Broadway favorite and two-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello (Mamma Mia!, Parade, Sister Act), SCANDALOUS begins performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
Opening Night is set for Thursday, November 15 (6:30 p.m.). Tickets are on sale now by visiting www.ScandalousOnBroadway.com.
The musical features book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman.
SCANDALOUS also stars two-time Tony Award winner George Hearn (Sunset Blvd., La Cage aux Folles, Sweeney Todd) as James Kennedy / Brother Bob, Candy Buckley (Cabaret, After the Fall) as Minnie Kennedy, Edward Watts (Finian's Rainbow) as Robert Semple / David Hutton, Roz Ryan (Chicago, Dreamgirls) as Emma Jo Schaeffer and Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific) as Harold McPherson / Kenneth Ormiston.
The ensemble cast for SCANDALOUS includes Nick Cartell, Joseph Dellger, Erica Dorfler, Carlos L. Encinias, Hannah Florence, Corey Greenan, Benjamin Howes, Karen Hyland, Elizabeth Ward Land, Alison Luff, Jesse Nager, Sam Strasfeld, Betsy Struxness, Billie Wildrick, Dan'yelle Williamson and Matt Wolfe.
Directed by David Armstrong, SCANDALOUS is based on the life of Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944), the world's first media superstar -- 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.
With choreography by Lorin Latarro (Fanny at City Center) and musical direction by Joel Fram, SCANDALOUS features scenic design by Walt Spangler (Desire Under the Elms), costume design by Gregory A. Poplyk (Broadway debut), lighting design by Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (Once, Aida), sound design by Ken Travis (Newsies, Memphis) and orchestrations by Tony Award winner Bruce Coughlin (The Light in the Piazza).