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Last day to register for 'Suburban Chicago's Got Talent'

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  • Comedienne Sally Edwards, of Wauconda, auditions in front of the judges during last year's Suburban Chicago's Got Talent at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. Auditions for this year's competition begin Thursday.

      Comedienne Sally Edwards, of Wauconda, auditions in front of the judges during last year's Suburban Chicago's Got Talent at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. Auditions for this year's competition begin Thursday.
    Daily Herald File Photo by Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@da

  • Corrinne Behrendt, of Antioch, receives feedback from the judges after singing in an elimination round at last year's Suburban Chicago's Got Talent at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. Auditions for this year's competition begin Thursday.

      Corrinne Behrendt, of Antioch, receives feedback from the judges after singing in an elimination round at last year's Suburban Chicago's Got Talent at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. Auditions for this year's competition begin Thursday.
    Daily Herald File Photo by George LeClaire/gleclai

 
 

If you're a talented performer, here's your chance to show us what you've got.

Today is the last day to register for the Daily Herald's Suburban Chicago's Got Talent competition. Auditions begin Thursday in Arlington Heights.

The popular, annual contest offers suburban performers regional exposure, plus the possibility of being fast-tracked for an audition on NBC's "America's Got Talent."

The winner of "Suburban Chicago's Got Talent" will receive an expenses-paid trip to the 2014 "America's Got Talent" audition at a time and place to be determined. Last year, the top 20 suburban finalists were invited to audition for the network show.

There's also another prize, which will be determined by audiences voting for the Fan Favorite online and at the live competitions.

"Suburban Chicago's Got Talent" auditions will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. Further details on the contest, and the signup form, are at metropolisarts.com/scgtauditions.

Walk-ins are allowed at the auditions, but they will have to wait for an open spot in the audition schedule.

Contestants under age 18 must have a parent with them and should read the contest details carefully.

The competition is produced by the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and sponsored by the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce.

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