VIDEO: Kathie Lee Discusses SCANDALOUS Closing on 'Today'
Kathie Lee Gifford discussed the closing of her new Broadway musical SCANDALOUS on the Today show on NBC. "So many of the brand new shows this fall really, really have struggled and are posting closings," she lamented. "Hurricane Sandy was just devastating to everyone in the tri-state area but Broadway was badly hit." Check out more of Gifford's comments below.
Featuring book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman, SCANDALOUS began performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd St.) on October 13, 2012. Opening Night was Thursday, November 15.
SCANDALOUS stars two-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello (Sister Act, Mamma Mia, Parade) as Aimee Semple McPherson, two-time Tony Award winner George Hearn (Sunset Blvd., La Cage aux Folles, Sweeney Todd) as James Kennedy and Brother Bob, Candy Buckley as Minnie Kennedy, Edward Watts (Finian's Rainbow) as Robert Semple and David Hutton, Roz Ryan (Chicago, Dreamgirls) as Emma Jo Schaeffer and Andrew Samonsky as Harold McPherson and 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, Alison Luff, Jesse Nager, Sam Strasfeld, Betsy Struxness, Elizabeth Ward Land, Billie Wildrick, Dan'yelle Williamson and Matt Wolfe.