2015 is turning out to be quite a busy year for Marg. Here are some details from another new project that she has been working on. Thanks to Lee for the head’s up on this one.
“‘Yours, Willa Cather’ is a 30-minute documentary inspired by the recently published Selected Letters of Willa Cather, edited by Andy Jewell and Janis Stout. There is also a companion iBook which features eleven letters, read by Nebraska-born actress Marg Helgenberger of China Beach and CSI fame.”
“In ‘Yours, Willa Cather,’ we hear a voice different from that of Willa Cather the great novelist. Instead we meet a person who is vulnerable, funny and at times, ruthless. A fascinating woman who thoroughly mastered the art of letter writing.”
Marg reading the letters at an NET studio. Photo courtesy of catherletters.org.
“As the voice of Willa Cather, Marg Helgenberger has all the right credentials. She’s an Emmy Award-winner and Golden Globe nominee, recently seen as a Special Guest Star in a recurring role on the CBS series Under the Dome. And her roots are in Nebraska.”
The “Yours, Willa Cather” documentary premieres September 21 on NET in Nebraska.
Hopefully the documentary will become more widely available in the future, as I’m sure some of my fellow literature buffs would love to hear Marg read Willa Cather’s letters, but for now, here are some excerpts and you can listen to even more excerpts from the documentary at www.catherletters.org.