Our first guest today is Martha Bolton, the author of 88 books, Emmy nominee, Dove Award nominee, and the ‘with’ author of 3 New York Times best-selling books. She was nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award for the Emmy-winning Bob Hope- The First Ninety Years. Martha was Bob’s first full-time female staff writer and wrote for his TV specials, personal appearances, and special events. She has also written for Phyllis Diller, Mark Lowry, Chonda Pierce, Jeff Allen, and numerous others. Since 2010, she has spent much of her time developing and writing fun, engaging, intense, and hilarious projects for Blue Gate Musicals.
Today she discusses “The Confession Musical,” based on the New York Times best-selling book series “The Heritage of Lancaster County,” written by Beverly Lewis and written for the stage by Emmy-Nominated screenwriter Martha Bolton. The Confession Musical story is about Katie Lapp, a young Amish girl who discovers her parents have been keeping a secret from her… she is adopted. Katie decides to seek her birth mother, defying the rules of her Amish village and risking a shunning. Meanwhile, her wealthy birth mother, Laura Mayfield, battling an illness that might take her life, begins searching for her long-lost daughter to bequeath her inheritance before it is too late. Secretly plotting against her is the gold-digging husband Dylan (played by John Schneider), who is scheming to make sure he inherits her fortune. With the help and prayers of her Christian maidservant (played by Chonda Pierce), they try to foil Dylan’s plan and reunite Katie and Laura. The Movie is in select Theatres on February 20th, one day only. For tickets in your area, go to confessionmusicalmovie.com.
Our next guest is Dr. Kwane Watson, founder and CEO of Kare Mobile, a Louisville, Ky.-based mobile dental practice that provides comprehensive concierge services, and a SmileDirectClub Key Opinion Leader and member of its Partner Network. Dr. Watson, founder of the Louisville-based mobile dental clinic, will discuss the health benefits of having straight teeth and what is stopping Americans from getting the care they need. He’ll share how a new and innovative platform from SmileDirectClub is breaking those barriers and transforming the oral care industry by making teeth straightening more accessible, convenient, and affordable.
He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. With 20 years in various leadership roles, he is an industry expert and thought leader. After graduating 20+ years ago from the University of Kentucky as a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD), Dr. Watson owned and operated multiple dental clinics where he treated thousands of delighted patients. Then, after successfully selling his practices a few years ago, Dr. Watson set out to help improve access to oral healthcare in America. For more information, go to his website, www.kare.mobi.