January 10, 2017 | Press
On Thursday, January 12, at 11:30 a.m., Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), in partnership with the BroadHollow Theatre, will announce that they will be holding the first Long Island “Special Needs Got Talent” competition. In the style of the X-Factor and American Idol, “Special Needs Got Talent” is a competition designed to find the best and brightest stars on Long Island. The announcement will be made at FREE’s Old Bethpage headquarters at 191 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Road in Old Bethpage. Media is invited to attend and join in helping spread the word about this ground-breaking event that looks to show the world that being differently-abled does not mean you are not able.
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
191 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Road
Old Bethpage, NY
Thursday, January 12, 2017
***GREAT VISUALS AS MEMBERS OF THE FREE PLAYERS ENSEMBLE- SPECIAL NEEDS PERFORMERS WHO WILL BE SINGING***
The first round of auditions will be held on Wednesday, January 18 and Sunday, January 22 from 6pm to 10pm. Applicants are asked to contact Jessica Gallone at 516-870-1600 ext-1815 to register for an audition time.
Contestants will audition in four different age groups, 7-9, 10-13, 14-17, and 18 & up. Contestants will perform in front of some of Long Island’s top talent professionals for prizes and the opportunity to be considered the best on Long Island. All entrants must bring an accompaniment CD and current photo with their name and phone number on the back. The application fee is $10 and is non-refundable.
Finals will be held on Saturday, February 4 at 7pm at the Bayway Arts Center in East Islip. Ticket are $15 for General Admission.