Apollo Theater Announces Performers For “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the world-famous Apollo Theater will present “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater,” a special musical event streamed live. Continue Reading →

Dorothy Dandridge In The Mermaid Gown, By Harlem’s Diva Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1953

Here’s Dorothy Dandrige swerving, doing the robot and dancing in two dresses by Harlem fashion designer to the stars Zelda Wynn Valdes.

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Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night 2019 At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

The Apollo Theater Presents Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Between The World And Me At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

The legendary Apollo Theater announces additional casting for the encore production of the critically acclaimed staged adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me on Friday, October 25, running through Monday, October 28, 2019. Continue Reading →

Oprah Winfrey To Join Ta-Nehisi Coates At The Apollo Theater Tonight In Harlem

The Apollo Theater announced today that media mogul Oprah Winfrey will join critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates tonight as he begins his national book tour for his latest work, The Water Dancer, on the world-famous Apollo stage. Continue Reading →

Ella Fitzgerald The “First Lady Of Jazz” Sings And Swings In Harlem (Video)

Ella Fitzgerald sometimes referred to as the First Lady of SongQueen of Jazz, First Lady of Jazz and Lady Ella. She was born on April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. She was the daughter of William Fitzgerald and Temperance “Tempie” Henry. Continue Reading →

National Tour And Encore Engagement Of Apollo’s Staged Adaptation Of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ And More

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its 2019 fall season, featuring a myriad of music, dance, and theater performances and film screenings that expand the nonprofit theater’s role as a partner, commissioner, and co-producer of programming that articulates African American narratives. Continue Reading →

The Inspirational Music Legend Harlem’s Sylvia Rhone

Sylvia Rhone a music industry executive who served as president of Universal Motown Records until 2011. Continue Reading →