Gong Show audition info

So you want to be on the new version of The Gong Show with Dave Attell this summer on Comedy Central, do you? Well, then, you might want to know how to go about doing that. The open call specifically cites NBC’s America’s Got Talent as "too tame" and seeks the most unusual, absurd, bizarre, twisted and unique performers around. Sound like you?

You can email your name, phone number, type of act plus links and/or videos showcasing your act to gongshowcasting@aol.com.

You can send that info via regular mail to: The Gong Show c/o Hedda Muskat — Casting Producer, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

Or you can call 310-840-5721 and register for one of three open call auditions, where you’ll get 1 minute to impress the casting scouts (they note they will have a "boom box" (now that’s a phrase I haven’t thought of typing anytime this century) for your CD playback needs):

May 19, Las Vegas (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at The V Theatre inside Planet Hollywood, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. South

May 22, New York City (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St.

May 24, Los Angeles (time not specified) at 10601 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City

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