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FORTALENT.COM PRESENTS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM LIVE WITH BROADWAY STAR JAMES BARBOUR AT THE WORLD-FAMOUS "BIRDLAND" IN NEW YORK CITY! For contest details click here: . Calling all ForTalent musicians! Have you ever dreamed of singing or playing right next to a famous Broadway star? Well, now's your chance with an exclusive music contest for ForTalent members only! James Barbour, the Award Winning, Drama Desk Nominated Broadway star of such shows as Beauty & the Beast, Assassins and A Tale Of Two Cities will be playing a Holiday Concert at Birdland in New York City and is saving a special solo-spot on stage for our ForTalent contest winner! WHAT: The Holiday Concert by James Barbour WHERE: Birdland, 315 West 44th St, New York WHEN: December 12th, 2010 THE CONTEST: ForTalent members must submit an audio clip illustrating their vocal or musical talent. You may sing or play an instrument. This is a holiday themed concert, so feel free to sing or play a Christmas song for your entry. WINNER #1 - chosen by Mr. Barbour, will perform solo (1 song) at Mr. Barbour's holiday concert on December 12, 2010, AND receive a $150 cash prize. WINNER #2 - chosen (by majority vote) by the ForTalent community, will receive 2 free tickets to attend Mr. Barbour's holiday concert on December 12, 2010. Submissions and voting will take place through December 5th, and the winner will be chosen on December 6th. The winner will be notified immediately in order to coordinate performance details with Mr. Barbour. If, for some reason, the winner cannot appear on the December 12th show, another winner will be elected. Song choice for the show will be mutually agreed upon by Mr. Barbour and the winner. Mr. Barbour reserves the right to make the final song choice. Entrants must be 18 years or older to enter on their own. If you are younger than 18 you must have your parent's or legal guardian's permission to enter and perform. Transportation costs, and all other insundry costs related to this event, are the winner's responsibility. ABOUT JAMES BARBOUR: JAMES BARBOUR was nominated for the Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Awards for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Sydney Carton in the Broadway musical version of A Tale of Two Cities, and won the Sarasota Magazine Best Actor Award for the Asolo Rep pre-Broadway production. He has starred on Broadway in such Tony-Award winning shows as Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as The Beast, Carousel as Billy Bigelow, Urinetown as Officer Lockstock and as Edward Rochester in Jane Eyre (Drama League Award nomination). He also appeared in the Broadway production of Cyrano and the national tour of The Secret Garden. For contest details click here:


  • Starts: November 23, 2010
  • Ends: December 6, 2010
  • Submission Type: Audio

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