By Adam Hetrick
14 Feb 2011
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
Saving Aimee, with book and lyrics by actress, writer and talk-show host Gifford, and music by Friedman and Pomeranz, received its world premiere at Arlington, VA's Signature Theatre in 2007.
The creative team is returning to work on the musical, which will run Sept. 30-Oct. 30 under the direction of David Armstrong. The musical explores the theatrical life of McPherson, an early 20th-century tabloid darling and founder of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel.
The 5th Avenue will also align with A Contemporary Theatre for the world premiere of First Date, a new musical by Austin Winsberg (book) and Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (music and lyrics). The musical asks: "How can you be yourself, when everything seems to be pulling you to be someone else, on that most important first date?" Dates of production have not been announced.
Season ticket information will be announced shortly. Visit 5thAvenue.