Special: Tom Sweitzer on the Hope Found in ’20 Seconds’


On today’s special episode, Grace Aki talks with performer, writer, and music therapist Tom Sweitzer who is currently performing his solo show “20 Seconds” Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre through Oct. 21.

In the show, Tom takes us on a journey through his turbulent, colorful yet inspiring childhood. Raised by a dying compassionate Italian mother and a Schizophrenic father at age 8, Tom runs away from home, lured by the music he hears pouring out from the church window across the street.

When the church doors open, he’s met by a Sunday School teacher who changes his life forever. “20 Seconds,” formerly known as “Meatballs and Music,” is a 90-minute raw look into a man’s life that promises to remind us that we are all human if we only allow ourselves to hear the music.

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