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Aimee Semple Mcpherson

The Secret Behind L.A.'s Literature

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

A '20s renaissance developed around Jake and his bookstore next to the downtown library and in his Echo Park digs. Later after the war Anais Nin, and presumably Henry Miller and Bukowski, hung around in the very same hills of Echo Park.

A Good Scandal: Kathie Lee Gifford Brings The Gospel To Broadway

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion
Jennifer Danielle Crumpton

Almost a century after the height of the charismatic preacher's career, Sister Aimee's namesake and notorious reputation has traveled from Los Angeles to Broadway in "Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson."

'Chaplin' Couldn't Hack It

ARTINFO | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Hurricane Sandy is long gone after having cost Broadway an estimated $8 million in lost revenue. But the losses are still piling up for a couple of high-profile shows, including "Scandalous" and "Chaplin," which have been flooded with red ink since their respective openings.

Kathie Lee Gifford Gets Some Rough News

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.04.2013 | Media

"Today" co-host Kathie Lee Gifford got some tough news on Tuesday. The play she wrote and brought to Broadway is closing after just three weeks. Fo...

'Scandalous' Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson Gets Star Turn On Broadway

Religion News Service | Ansley Roan | Posted 11.13.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Broadway openings often feature a first -- the debut of a new star, the premiere of a new playwright's work. On Thursday (Nov. 15), the...

Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson Takes Center Stage On Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.19.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK -- At the end of a long day, Kathie Lee Gifford offers a visitor a cup of coffee. Not wine, coffee. "Would you like a skinny latte that I'm ...

'Scandalous' Religious Musical Headed To Broadway

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Broadway is not letting go of its fixation on religion just yet. Producers announced that a musical about the American evangelical leader...

Sister Aimee's $1.5 Million Evangelical Castle for Sale

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via The Eastsider, The 5,000 sq. foot "Moorish Revival" Lake Elsinore home of Sister Aimee Semple McPherson is up for grabs. The celebrity evangelis...