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20 Seconds Tickets

A true story about how music changes lives.
20 Seconds Tickets
20 Seconds: What to expect - 1
20 Seconds Tickets

About 20 Seconds

What can you fix in just 20 seconds? It’s not enough time to heal an ailing mother. It’s not enough time to undo the damage caused by an alcoholic, schizophrenic father. But if you can hear the music, 20 seconds can provide the score to a path of love, empathy, and forgiveness.

When 8-year-old Tom Sweitzer first sat down at a piano next to a benevolent Sunday school teacher, he experienced the effects of music therapy long before knowing such a treatment existed. Now, as a performer and music therapist, he brings a research-based approach to helping others find the power in melody. In 20 Seconds, Tom shares his inspiring true story, infused with colorful characters and original songs, reminding us that music is a universal language worth celebrating.

Run time

85 minutes

Start date

September 10th, 2023

End date

October 21st, 2023





Audiences Say
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Intense

238 reviews on Show-Score

Elisa 9119
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
85 / 100
Patrick M 4
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging
81 / 100
Resonant, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
89 / 100
Resonant, Intense
84 / 100
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480 W 42nd St, New York, NY, USA, 10036


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