“America’s Got Talent” holds auditions for Season 5

NBC’s series America’s Got Talent is beginning a nationwide search for the hottest and most unique performers to compete in the fifth season of the talent competition show. Open calls will be held beginning in the following cities, with more to be announced in coming months:agt

Chicago — Oct. 17-18 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

Philadelphia — Oct. 25-26 at Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

New York City — Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

Producers are seeking talent of all kinds, from all walks of life. Auditions are open to any talent of any age. Do not contact the venues directly; contestants are encouraged to pre-register here so they can be kept up-to-date with the most current information.