Oddfellows Playhouse announces the 2nd annual Middletown Teen Talent Search on Saturday, January 25. The event is open to local performers ages 12 - 19, and there will be cash prizes of $300 - $100 for the top five acts. The final round will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 at Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown, is open to the public, and will be hosted by Connecticut State Troubadour Nekita Waller.
Anyone ages 12 - 19 from central Connecticut is welcome to compete in the Teen Talent Search. The registration deadline is January 23, and there is a $5 per person registration fee. Qualifying rounds will be held between 1 - 5 pm on January 25, and the top 12 acts will compete for cash prizes in a public performance at 7 pm. All performance forms are welcome - music, dance, theater, circus, magic, comedy, etc. Professional sound and lighting will be provided for all performers.
Nekita Waller, a Middletown resident, is a singer and songwriter who started her 3 year term as State Troubadour in 2018. She will be returning to host the Talent Search for the second year, and will entertain the audience after the final act while the judges convene to make their decisions. Snow date: January 26