America's Got Talent New Orleans auditions. -- Pictured: (l-r) Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B, Howie Mandel.
Chicago area fans can be part of the audience for a live "America's Got Talent" taping next month.
The NBC reality show will be taping live a the Rosemont Theater May 8-10.
Tickets are free, but you must register for a lottery.
Judges Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Mel B and host Nick Cannon will all be in the building for the live tapings.
The program showcases an array of talented individuals -- such as traditional singers, dancers and comedians to the non-traditional talents like ventriloquists and fire eaters.
The shows will begin airing on NBC in July.