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Hometown Hernando for Sept. 29

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Jimmy Ferraro and Dee Etta Rowe have been selected to serve as judges for this year's Hernando/Pasco Talent Show, sponsored by the Pasco-Hernando Community College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges and the Tampa Bay Times.

Ferraro made his debut on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Fiddler on the Roof. His gift for opera and musical theater has led him to work with some of the biggest stars in the entertainment business. He also worked as a theatrical producer and director.

Rowe is an accomplished Broadway singer and actress with roles in several award-winning musicals. She has traveled the country singing, acting and opening for comedian Pat Cooper.

Auditions will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 in Performing Arts Center on PHCC's West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey.

Fifteen finalists will be chosen for the grand finale show, set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, also at the Performing Arts Center.

Adult admission is $5 for auditions and $10 for the finale. Admission for children age 12 and under is $5. For information, visit

Hometown Hernando for Sept. 29 09/27/13 [Last modified: Friday, September 27, 2013 12:43pm]
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