He eventually moved to , and opened the Osmond Family Theater, where he and his brothers performed until 2002.
Virl was estimated to hear about 15% of what most people can hear, good enough to follow a rhythm.
Furthermore, the older boys may have wanted to reduce the regular touring that is a necessity in popular music but not so good for marriage; Alan, Wayne and Merrill would all marry their wives in 1973 and 1974 Donny married in 1978; Jay would not marry until 1987.
Their 1975 album sold poorly despite providing a chart-topping easy listening hit and the group's last U.
Alan played piano with the orchestra for most of the show and Virl and Tom provided signed lyrics for two songs.
Marie remarried her first husband Stephen Craig in 2011.