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Meet Next on Stage College Contestant, Armand Akbari!

Graduation Year: 2023
School: University of Southern California
Charity He's Competing For: UNICEF
Favorite Past Roles: Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tommy in The Who's Tommy, Monty in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Dream Roles: Emcee in Cabaret, Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, Fabrizio in The Light in the Piazza, Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera
Performers He Looks Up To: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lady Gaga

This Week's Video:

Vote for Armand HERE!

Inspired by your favorite network TV singing contests, the site invited high school and college aged students to submit videos of themselves performing a song from the musical theatre canon to enter the competition.

Voting for the top 10 is now open! The nominees have submitted all new songs for you to listen to before casting your vote!

皇冠代理Voting for High School will close at 11:59 PM ET on Wednesday, June 3rd. Voting for College will close on 11:59 PM ET on Thursday June 4th.

Then tune in for the results LIVE as the judges watch the performances and pick someone from the bottom three to be saved to compete for the top 10! Live shows will air Thursday at 8 PM (high school) and Friday at 8PM (college.)


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