Conference: Women's Musical
Women Who Dare to believe
Two veteran actresses bring to life 21 women from the Scriptures! Bonnie Keen and Nan Gurley portray the women God used to fulfill the covenant and bring in the Messiah.
With cutting-edge dialogue, original music and creative interaction with the audience, this 90-minute musical will inspire viewers with the stories of women who dared to believe and pushed against the pressures and culture of their day.
The scarlet thread of hope runs through the stories of Rahab, Tamar, Leah and Rachel, Deborah and Esther, Anna and Mary. Like women today, these women knew this was their hour, this was their moment.
On a bare stage, two women using 20 feet of scarlet fabric leave audiences breathless with the stories of the blood of Jesus running through time from the Garden to the empty tomb.
Women Who Dare to Believe premiered this weekend in Northern California at the 32nd annual, California Women's Retreat. This new musical was truly dazzling in not only its musical score, but in the incredible performances of Nan Gurley and Bonnie Keen. From the moment Nan and Bonnie stepped onto the stage the audience was mesmerized by their stunning portrayal of women from the Bible, whose lives have become models of faith for the 21st century. I cannot recommend it more highly! Lynda Fowler, Chair of the California Women's Retreat, San Ramon, CA
Our women were captivated by the presentation of Women Who Dare to Believe. The drama enhanced by the beautiful music made the women of the Bible come alive as ordinary women whom God used in extraordinary ways. Bonnie and Nan are consummate musicians whose passion for God’s Word transcends the boundaries of stage and time. I highly recommend Women Who Dare to Believe—it is an experience not to be missed. Marge Lenow, Dir Women's Ministry, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, TN
There’s no way to adequately convey my appreciation to Bonnie Keen and Nan Gurley for their musical, Women Who Dare to Believe as they brought the Word to life at our annual fall women’s retreat. Through their amazing portrayal of women of the Bible…not only through the acting and songs, but the genius of a single scarlet piece of cloth, Biblical stories of old became applicable to our lives and we understood and made the choice to continue in the line as women who dare to believe God for the situations in our own lives. They are amazingly gifted, and they are anointed...in a word, “incredible”. We were blessed. In 25 years of retreat planning, I have never had so many requests to “bring them back again.” Shirley Barber, Dir of Women's Ministries, Peoples Church, Fresno, CA
I laughed, wept and marveled at the anointing that is all over this brilliant work! I cant wait to see how God will use the stage performance and the Bible Study to rally His Daughters! Candace L. Davison, Womens Ministry Coordinator, Sandy Cove Ministries, North East MD
Oh, if you have ever longed to have the Bible come alive for you, you are holding the life-changing key in your very hand. This study of God's Word is like none other on the planet! Glenna Salsbury, Christian Conference Speaker and Author of "Heavenly Treasures"
It never occurred to me that these women of Scripture - who I'd passed over with very little thought - had so much to teach me. [This musical] helped me connect the dots all the way through history from them to me, to better-understand the big picture of redemption. Sue Buchanan, author, speaker
...usually I forget about a movie or a play within one or two days. But I thought and thought about Friday's play for about a week. I actually cried hard the next morning thinking about it - and I'm not a crier! Paul Young, Gaithersburg, MD
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