Lee's Summit's Got Talent is a premier talent competition that is returning this summer for its third season with the most talented performers in the Greater Kansas City area ready to compete for a $5,000 cash prize. Back by popular demand will be Kristen Merrell as Emcee. Season 3 celebrity judges will be announced in February.
The competition is open to all ages and all types of talent giving performers an opportunity to showcase their unique talents on stage. This is a true variety show format with singers, dancers, magicians, jugglers, comedians, animal acts and any category in between.
The talent search begins with auditions in April before a panel of judges. Last year over 75 hopeful acts auditioned for the chance of moving on to the finale. Twenty acts are then selected to perform in the show in June and compete for the cash prize. Season 2 winner MQ5, a jazz band walked away with the $5,000 cash prize, for their rendition of "Isn't She Lovely", beating out 19 other acts that competed in the finale. Steve Phillips, played his heart out on his saxophone and won the "Crowd Pleaser" award for his "Pick Up the Pieces and Billy Jean Medley".
Lee's Summit's Got Talent is a fundraiser to benefit the programs of Lee's Summit CARES, a non-profit community coalition that works to reduce substance abuse and youth violence. For more information about Lee's Summit CARES go to lscares.org.
The winner of Lee's Summit's Got Talent is awarded a $5,000 cash prize! The winner is determined by panel of celebrity judges.
A "Crowd Pleaser" award is given to the act that the audience determines is most entertaining as indicated by a show of applause.
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