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Saving Aimee

Closed October 30, 2011

Two-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello returns to the pulpit in the 5th Avenue Theatre production of Saving Aimee.

Why See Saving Aimee?

Saving Aimee and hits the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, WA, Closed October 30, 2011

The 5th continues its tradition of bringing fresh new work to the musical theatre stage with the Northwest premiere of Saving Aimee. This new musical, with book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman, explores the spectacular rise and fall of evangelist Sister Aimee Semple McPherson.

This is the powerful true story of 1920's evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, who catapulted to unexpected stardom as the founder of the first mega-church and a media empire. The rise and fall of a woman cloaked in intrigue, embroiled in scandal, and at the heart of one of the nation?s first sensationalized trials, Saving Aimee, celebrates the unstoppable force of a powerful woman inspired to great heights in a man's world.

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Opening night: 30 September 2011


Suitable for ages 10 and up.

Cast and Creative


Carolee Carmello as Aimee Semple McPherson
Judy Kaye as Minnie Kennedy
Roz Ryan as Emma Jo Schaffer
Ed Dixon
Ed Watts
Charles Leggett
Brandon O'Neill
Jared Michael Brown
Christian Duhmel
Richard Gray
Cayman Ilika
Brandi Chavonne Massey
Cheryl Massey-Peters
Corrina Lapid-Munter
Heath Saunders
Aaron Shanks
Tim Shew
Mara Solar
Billie Wildrick
Matt Wolfe


Book and Lyrics: Kathie Lee Gifford
Music: David Pomeranz and David Friedman
Additional music by: Kathie Lee Gifford
Director: David Armstrong

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