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  • Amateur Night At The Apollo

    Until Dec 9, 2017

  • Ballet Hispanico

    Dec 1 - 2, 2017

  • Fantasia Barrino

    Dec 13, 2017

  • Kwanzaa Celebration

    Dec 30, 2017

  • Soundtrack 63

    Feb 24, 2018

Amateur Night At The Apollo Poster

Amateur Night At The Apollo

Until December 9, 2017

Amateur Night At The Apollo has been a key feature in the local New York scene since 1934 when it launched, and has been the stepping stone in the career of many world-class musicians and entertainers, including Lauryn Hill and Stevie Wonder. The audience has the responsibility of cheering loudly for those they like and booing those they deem less adept off the stage.

Ballet Hispanico Poster

Ballet Hispanico

December 1 - 2, 2017

Formed in 1971 by Venezuelan dancer ex-pat Tina Ramirez, this New York-based dance company dedicates itself to preserving and celebrating the legacy of Latin dance, and the experiences of its Latin and Hispanic dancers, who make up the company. Having performed for more than two million people in the United States, Europe, and South America, they have brought the same recognition to their dancer as Alvin Ailey has done for black dancers.

Fantasia Barrino Poster

Fantasia Barrino

December 13, 2017

The winner of American Idol in 2004 and star of Broadway musical The Color Purple is one of the most popular RnB artists around after hit albums and smash hit singles like 'When I See U'. Now the star heads out across the USA to tour her first Holiday album, Christmas After Midnight!

Kwanzaa Celebration Poster

Kwanzaa Celebration

December 30, 2017

As part of a celebration amongst the West African diaspora in the Americas, Kwanzaa at the Apollo Theater in New York. The annual event will feature popular New York dance company Abdel Salaam's Forces of Nature Dance Theatre. Hosted by radio DJ and poet Gary Byrd, Kwanzaa puts family and culture at its forefront.

Soundtrack 63 Poster

Soundtrack 63

February 24, 2018

The history of the American Civil Rights movement is closely tied with music. Artists used their medium as a vehicle for protest and the spreading of ideas, solidarity and most importantly hope. Billed as a live musical documentary, visionary musical director Chen Lo's Soundtrack '63 will immerse their audience in the music of the movement, performed by an 18 piece orchestra and vocal ensemble.

Apollo Theater

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253 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

  • Year opened: 1914
  • Capacity: 1506

The theater was originally opened in 1914 as Hurtig & Seamon's New Burlesque Theater and was designed in the neo-Classical style, by George Keister. It has a seating capacity of 1506, and is located between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, Manhattan. It became the Apollo in 1934, and is now a music hall which is recognised as a venue for African-American performers. The interior and exterior of the venue were recognised as New York City Landmarks in 1983, and the building has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Each year, an estimated 1.3 million people visit the Apollo.

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0.19 mi away at 341 St. Nicholas Ave

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0.14 mi away at 160 W. 124th St.

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0.15 mi away at 311 W. 127th St.

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0.16 mi away at 2280 Frederick Douglass Blvd.

ProPark
0.2 mi away at 121 W. 125th St.

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