Soap Launches Casting Contest

Fans of AS THE WORLD TURNS, the longest-running soap on television, have a special chance to be part of an on-air tribute to Eileen Fulton, who celebrates 50 years on the show in May.

“50 Fabulous Years With Lisa,” named after Fulton’s character, Lisa Grimaldi, invites fans to upload videos of themselves performing cabaret songs to AS THE WORLD TURNS producers and fans will vote online for the winner. One lucky fan will perform with Fulton, a cabaret performer in her own right, on the show, Tuesday, May 18.

To enter, just go to’s AS THE WORLD TURNS page to upload your video. You have until Tuesday, April 13th at 11:59pm. Producers of the show will reveal their 10 top pics on Wednesday, April 14th.

The following week, you’ll be able to vote for your favorites to narrow the ten down to three semi-finalists. Then you’ll vote again to pick the best of those three to actually appear on the show.

The winner will be notified and flown to New York to tape the episode the week of May 3; the episode will air Tuesday, May 18, when the winner will be revealed. For complete rules, go to this page.

So pick your song, grab your camera and record your performance! You might end up on a national soap opera to celebrate a major daytime milestone!


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