GOT TALENT? a charity competition to benefit autism services will hold its first show on Monday, March 29, 2010.
1st night performers include: Keyboardist/Singer Antonio Jacobs, Asbury Park’s own Carl Chesna, Seven year old singing sensation Dwany Guzman, the beautiful Gillian Buono, guitarist Jose Rivera, The Cue Card trio, and singers Kayla Bogan, Lisa Sherman, Wendell Simpkins and phenom Jason Koth.
The evening's host will be Jason B. Schmidt of The Parodivas.
Judges are Larry Burnett – President, NewFest and Founder of AOL Music; Bruce Robert Harris – Producer, Gayfest and My Trip Down the Pink Carpet and YouTube Sensation Britney Houston
The competition starts off with three “live auditions,” being held at the Times Square Arts Center (8th Ave. @ 42nd Street) leading up to the Grand Finale on May 24, 2010. Fifteen industry professionals have signed up to host and judge the preliminary rounds. Finale celebrity judges include Leslie Jordan, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, John Tartaglia and Telsey & Co casting director Rachel Hoffman.
The audience and the judges will vote for their favorites. The top acts from each heat will then go through to the online Semi-Finals.
Tickets to the preliminary rounds are only $10 and available for sale at http://www.qsac.com/talent