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Kean Quest Semi-Finalist Announced for Youth Round 1
Breea Bonnett of Natrona Heights wins the Audience Choice Award
Bonnett performed with 24 acts in the first round of the fundraising competition, which continues through April 5. Based on scores from a panel of judges, Bonnett and 12 others from the Youth Preliminary Round One will move onto semi-final competition on Sunday, March 17. The semi-finalists are:
Haley Butina, Ligonier
Diana Craycroft, Munhall
Abbey Evanko, Scott Township
Sarah Fair, Allison Park
Claire Fonzo, Irwin
Sabrina Knox, Valencia
Nicole Morrison, Aliquippa
Pallavi Muluk, Baden
Duet of Pallavi and Sruthi Muluk, Baden
Kolette Tetlow, Mount Lebanon
Hayden Unitas, Gibsonia
Maura Yates, Sewickley
There is still time to register for the Youth Preliminary Rounds and Adult Competition by calling 724-443-0700, Ext. 5310, or by visiting www.KeanTheatre.com. The 2013 Kean Quest Talent Search benefits the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund, which in 2012 alone provided nearly $4.5 million to poor and low-income residents at St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St Barnabas who otherwise would not be able to afford their care. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door.
The signature sponsor of the 2013 Kean Quest Talent Search is Northern Connection Magazine. Event sponsors are Armstrong, Audible Images, Austin’s, Comcast Spotlight, Consolidated Communications, DKYS&B, Donner-Farber & Associates, Fifty Five Plus, Geyer Construction, Gordon Food Service, In Tune With The Arts, Mars National Bank, NET Xperts, Parks Moving and Storage, Schellhaas Funeral Home, Slebodnik Paving, Subway, Trib Total Media and WPXI-TV.
The Kean Theatre is open to the public and has built a reputation for its convenient location, free parking, quality entertainment and elegant setting. The theatre is operated by St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm of St. Barnabas Health System. St. Barnabas Health System includes St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas, The Arbors at St. Barnabas, The Village at St. Barnabas, The Woodlands at St. Barnabas, White Tail Ridge, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, St. Barnabas Medical Center and Rudolph Auto Repair.