Broadway Balances America: The Sound of Music
December 1, 2015
The Hills Are Alive With The Sound of Music!
The Balancing Act’s Amber Milt meets the creative team and new faces stepping into those iconic roles as, The Sound of Music hits the road with a brand new and revitalized touring production. Perfect timing, as the movie celebrates its 50th anniversary!
This timeless Broadway musical is loved the world over, with a revered soundtrack that has become part of the lexicon of our lives. As a the national tour is being assembled, The Balancing Act talks with three-time Tony® Award-winning director, Jack O’Brien, about his vision to authenticate these iconic female characters, showing the very real and relatable women balancing issues that are relevant today — instead of the archetype we have come to expect.
On this episode, Beth Troutman tells her story; Christina Nicholson embarks on an adventure to Orlando with her family; and former football player Marc Bouniconti shares his journey.
Three decades later, Marc Buoniconti, a quadriplegic, visits The Balancing Act to talk about his life, his mission, and his goal to one day walk again.
The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."