‘Scandalous’ evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson gets star turn on Broadway

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NEW YORK (RNS) “Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson” is the first Broadway musical about the showbiz-savvy revivalist whose ministry was rocked by scandal in the 1920s. It’s also the first Broadway show with a book and lyrics written by "Today" show co-host Kathie Lee Gifford. By Ansley Roan.

  • Mark

    Dr. R. Scott Clark (Ph.D. Oxford) has a great chapter on McPherson in the book Always Reformed. Highly recommended.


  • gary

    our family came into pentecost under mcpherson in l.a. when they were wintering there, staying in echo park.
    the fire of pentecostal still burns within our family in both members and preachers in the assemblies of god, foursquare gospel church and the pentecostal assemblies of canada. thank heavens aimee, a fellow canadian was used by god to light that fire ever brighter!