Pulse of Entertainment: Shirley Murdock to Star in ‘Serenity House' Stage
Play August 27-29, 2021 at the Huber Life Center in Baltimore
20, 2021) - "They welcomed me to the play. It's a wonderful cast and director," said legendary multi-Stellar Award
nominated vocalist Shirley Murdock ("As We Lay," "Computer Love") about starring
in the long running stage play "Serenity House: From Addiction to Deliverance," by award
winning Baltimore Playwright Ursula V. Battle (Battle Stage Play). The "Serenity House" stage play stars Shirley
Murdock, Randy Roberts (The Choir Boyz), Malvilyn Statham (Clara Ward Sisters), Serenity and Peggy Carmichael. It runs Friday
- Sunday, August 27-29, 2021 at the Huber Community Life Center (5700 Loch Raven Road Blvd, 21239) in Baltimore. "The
storyline...people going through the process of being whole again."
The process Dove Award nominated Murdock
speaks on is the addition to recovery process, the topic of the theatrical presentation. "Serenity House," in reality,
is a musical because of the outstanding performances it offers. Shirley plays Sister Claire C. Voyant who works at a recovery
facility that is part of Episcopal Church of God in Christ. The play follows Sister Voyant as she works with the recovery
center showing the audience the addiction to deliverance process, issues that touch every family.
out Gospel and stayed Gospel," Shirley explained to me when I commented that she successfully went from R&B to Gospel.
"I had Gospel in my secular releases. My first Gospel album was through T. D. Jakes."
was a featured vocalist on T. D. Jakes' #1 album and was later signed to his label Dexterity Sounds/EMI. Her debut as an R&B
artist was in 1986, but her debut Gospel album from Jakes' label, titled "Home," was in 2002. That project garnered
a Stellar Award nomination. Her next album would be on Tyscot Records, the imprint of Dr. Scott and Craig Tyson (Christ Church
Apostolic) titled "Soulfood." That Tyscot project garnered Stellar and Dove Award nominations. Murdock's 1986 R&B
debut was titled "Shirley Murdock!" on Elektra Records, a major label at that time. Her debut album reached Gold
(RIAA). She would release two other Elektra albums before her Gospel debut with Jakes' imprint. Her latest album release is
titled "The Journey", a live project that comes with a DVD. "The Journey" features vocal assistance from
Grammy winning Regina Belle, 9-time Grammy nominated Kelly Price and Beverly Crawford.
Expect to hear Shirley Murdock
weave some of her hits into the "Serenity House" stage play, such as "As We Lay." Dr. Gregory Branch is
the stage director.
"Through my music, I seek to inspire and encourage,' Shirley added. www.BattleStagePlays.com www.ShirleyMurdockLifesongs.com
SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice Moseley, MS,
MBA, MPhil has an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She
is also a Public Relations Strategist and Business Management Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is Promotions Director
(at-large) for The Baltimore Times. www.ThePulseofEntertainment.com. EVENTS: "Uplifting Minds II" Entertainment Conference (ULMII), founded by Eunice in
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