Headlines: Idol, Voice Stars in Rock of Ages, Aubrey Burchell AGT Vegas

Justin Sargent, Bo Bice & Omar Cardona to Lead ROCK OF AGES at the Garden Theatre – Victory Productions will present ‘Rock of Ages’ this month. The show features an all-star cast, including American Idol star Bo Bice, The Voice finalist Omar Cardona, and Broadway star Justin Sargent who will also direct the show. ‘Rock of Ages’ will run at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, Florida with previews starting on January 25th, and shows running through February 26th. (Bo’s fellow season 4 contestant, Constantine Maroulis originated the lead role on Broadway and was eventually nominated for a Tony). – Click HERE to purchase tickets. – Read more at Broadway World

Aubrey Burchell gets slot in ‘America’s Got Talent’ Las Vegas show – It turns out that Aubrey Burchell’s association with “America’s Got Talent” didn’t end in the September semifinals of the NBC show’s Season 17. The 23-year-old singer from North Huntingdon has been invited to perform in “America’s Got Talent Presents Super Stars Live” at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Burchell is contracted as an on-call performer, to appear as needed throughout the show’s 2023 season. She’ll be singing The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name,” the song that wowed the judges during her live audition that aired Aug. 2. Burchell said she’ll receive about a week’s notice that she’ll be needed in Las Vegas. “I might need to be there for an extended period of time. It could be a weekend, it could be a couple of weeks,” she said. – Read more at Yahoo.com

Leah Marlene makes surprise stop at OSF Children’s Hospital – Children at OSF’s Peoria site were in for a surprise treat Tuesday afternoon. American Idol 2022?s 2nd runner-up Leah Marlene stopped by OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois. She walked through the hallways singing her debut single “Flowers” for the pediatric patients and the nursing staff. She tells us she hopes the message in the song about overcoming hardships will reach the kids here and brighten up their day, if only for a moment. – Watch the video at News 25

‘America’s Got Talent: All-Stars’ Premiere Delivers Solid Audience Growth For NBC In Delayed Viewing –  The premiere episode of the new competition series — which features winners, finalists, fan favorites and viral sensations from previous seasons of America’s Got Talent and Got Talent franchises around the world — has racked up 9.1M total viewers since its debut on January 2. The episode has also reached a 1.2 rating among the advertiser-targeted 18-49 demographic. That’s up fairly significantly from the 5.3M viewers and 0.59 demo rating the episode scored in live + same day. – Read more at Deadline


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