Signature Idol Competition

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is searching for the 10 best new solo singers in the D.C. region to compete in "Signature Idol" on Saturday, July 17. Judged by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer, Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks, and a special Broadway guest, the "Signature Idol" competition is a highlight of the Target Open House where the 10 finalists will audition publicly in the 276-seat MAX Theatre at 5 p.m. The winner will sing in the Open House finale Broadway Concert on the Plaza at 8:30 p.m. The deadline is July 5 for submissions. The music must be a Broadway song. Applicants can either upload a video to YouTube and send Signature the link at idol@signature-theatre.org or send in a videotape to Signature Theatre, Attn: Signature Idol, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206. Anyone who has previously sung on a Signature stage is ineligible to audition. Signature Theatre is at 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. Visit http://www.signature-theatre.org.