After Round 1 in the Top 18 (I sang “Love, You Didn’t Do Right By Me” from White Christmas, with Bill Zeffiro at the piano), I have been chosen to be in the Top 10 in the 2012 MetroStar Talent Challenge.

The next evening, which will also include audience participatory votes, will be August 6th at 7pm. The full list of singers (in alphabetical order) is: Altovise, Jodi Beck, Elisabeth Cernadas, Lianne Marie Dobbs, Tommy Dose, Eva Kantor, Nikki MacCullom, Jason McCullom, Sierra Rein, and Billie Roe.

The 2012 MetroStar Talent Challenge, the fifth annual edition, takes place on seven consecutive Mondays from July 9 to August 20. All shows are all at 7pm; the cover charge for all shows is $20, with a two-drink minimum (repeat audience members $15). Reservations HIGHLY recommended. Hailed as “the best of New York’s smaller clubs” by The New York Times, the Nightlife, MAC and Bistro Award-winning Metropolitan Room is located at 34 West 22nd Street. For reservations call 212/206-0440 or to order online visit www.metropolitanroom.com