October 24, 2016: Broadway productions, such as the currently touring sensation Hamilton, provide audience members a memory that could last a lifetime.
But for the cast and crew, that performance will be one of many in a packed schedule of rigorous routine. Beyond the music and lyrics, there is a lot of action in each show: dance numbers, costume changes, stage changes, and stunts. Behind any show like that, someone has to keep the human machinery moving.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, we talk with the physical therapist caring for performers and stagehands for Hamilton’s touring show in Chicago. She discusses what it’s like to care for these performers and keep them on stage.
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