Office of the Supervisor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017
CONTACT: Liz Flood at (631) 722-4444 Ext. 740
‘RIVERHEAD’S GOT TALENT’ TOWNWIDE OPEN AUDITIONS BEGIN WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 FOR ACTS OF ANY TALENT AND ANY DREAM
RIVERHEAD, NY--This month, “Riverhead’s Got Talent” will embark on a townwide search for the next big undiscovered entertainer! The winning act will be crowned on Friday, February 3 at 7:00 pm at the Riverhead High School Auditorium.
The Town of Riverhead Recreation Department’s new, first annual talent show is modeled after the NBC’s hit “America’s Got Talent.” The new RGT show is looking for singers, duets, trios, dancers, groups, troupes, bands, musicians, comedians, one acts, and any other talented individuals who are Town of Riverhead residents in grades 7-12 attending a school district within the town, including the Riverhead Central School District, St. Isidore Catholic School, Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School and the Shoreham-Wading River School District.
Auditions will kick-off on:
· Wednesday, January 25 - 3:00 pm-5:30 pm, Riverhead Middle School, Room E-3
· Thursday, January 26 - 2:00 pm-7:00 pm, Riverhead High School, Auditorium
· Friday, January 27 - 2:00 pm-5:30 pm, Riverhead High School, Auditorium
“I am excited that our town’s young people will have an opportunity to showcase their skills and talents in our first “Riverhead’s Got Talent” competition,” said Supervisor Sean Walter. “I am especially thankful to the Riverhead School District for showing their community spirit in allowing us to use their facilities for this show.”
“The “RGT” stage truly welcomes all performers of all backgrounds,” said Ray Coyne, Recreation Superintendent. “We welcome the public to come down to see the show to support our students.”
An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Senior/Recreation Department located at 60 Shade Tree Lane where contestants will have an opportunity to sign-up in advance for an audition date and time. For those who cannot attend, call-in audition appointments and walk-ins are also welcome.
Tickets for the show are $15.00 per person ($5 for children under 12). Tickets will become available on January 23 and can be purchased at these locations:
· Senior/Recreation Department, 60 Shade Tree Lane
· Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue
· At the door on the night of the performance.
Contestants who purchase tickets in advance, will receive one free ticket.
For more information on audition dates and venues, the audition process and tips, please call Liz Flood at (631) 722-4444 Ext. 740 for details.