Broadway Balances America Series If/Then
October 20, 2015
If/Then is a contemporary new musical that follows two distinct storylines in the life of Elizabeth, a city planner who moves back to New York to restart her life in this city of infinite possibilities. When her carefully designed plans collide with the whims of fate, Elizabeth’s life splits into two parallel paths. If/Then follows both stories simultaneously as this modern woman faces the intersection of choice and chance.The show is about real life, real people and how we balance and live the path we travel
The Balancing Act’s Amber Milt meets the creative team of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey and Patrick Catullo
who talk about the inspiration behind this new production, the themes within and share the process behind building an original musical. In addition to the creative team, we speak with two actors who originated their roles on Broadway and will part of the touring production. Anthony Rapp “Lucas”, James Snyder “Josh” and LaChanze “Kate” share their own personal IF/THEN moment.
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."