Finalists Announced for "I'm a Star" Contest; Winner Will Be Revealed April 1
20 Mar 2012
Finalists have been announced for composer-lyricist Scott Alan and Youtube sensation Michael Buckley's "I'm a Star Contest," which is looking for a singer to record a brand-new song by theatre composer Alan for his upcoming "Live" CD.
The winner of the contest will also have the opportunity to perform the song, which will be written especially for him or her, at Alan's upcoming New York City concert (April 30 at Birdland). The winner will be introduced by Buckley.
The 14 finalists, chosen by Jenna Leigh Green, Michael Buckley, Ellyn Marsh and Scott Alan from 540 submissions, include Jack Beatson, Camille Trzcinski, Matt Duck, Laura Ashley Greer, Philly Lopez, Paul Ianniella, Mindy Pack, Nick Pitera, Honey Riber, Alexander Sage Oyen, Sidonie Smith, Cherry Torres, Heather Traska and Stefani Wood.
To view the submissions of the 14 finalists, click here.
Scott Alan's newest recording, "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up," is now available on CDbaby.com, Amazon.com and iTunes. "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up" follows Alan's earlier studio recordings, "Dreaming Wide Awake" and "Keys." His new musical Home is aiming for Broadway in 2012.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.