When there is a shortage of men during World War II in a rural Michigan town, Myrtle decides to become a preacher. She ministers to her community with wit, wisdom, a practical approach, and insights far ahead of her time. But when the war ends, Myrtle must look to her close-knit family for support, as she battles small-town preconceptions that stand in the way of her continuing ministry.
A full-cast performance featuring Deanna Dunagan, Joe D. Lauck, Nancy Lollar,Mary Mulligan, Larry Neuman Jr., Barbara June Patterson, Tim Sheridan, and Meg Thalken.
In this live recording of the Joseph Jefferson Award-winning play Still Waters, from L.A. Theatre Works, a woman in small-town Michigan takes on the role of a preacher during World War II, only to discover her ministry challenged when the war draws to a close and the men return home. A dynamic performance from Tony award-winning actress Deanna Dunagan makes Myrtle's struggle relatable, while the supporting cast including Joe D. Lauck, Nancy Ollar, and Mary Mulligan all bring energy, humor, and compassion to this thought-provoking play.
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