News About Amateur Night at The Apollo at Apollo Theater
QUEEN OF THE NIGHT Announced At Casa Manana
September 10, 2020
Casa Mañana's Reid Cabaret Theatre presents Queen of the Night: An Evening with Whitney September 29-October 3, 2020. Tickets are on sale now.
Apollo Theater Announces New Digital Season Featuring Wyclef Jean, LIVE WIRE Conversations and More
August 18, 2020
The Apollo Theater today announced details of its fall 2020 season, which will take place exclusively online on the Apollo's Digital Stage. The season features a broad range of free virtual events, including Wyclef Jean performing his album The Carnival; a special Live Wire conversation focused on the artistry of Aretha Franklin and more.
Matt Oestreicher Creates New Talk Show ONE WITH EVERYTHING
June 16, 2020
The world premiere of America's newest late night talk show pilot, One With Everything has been set for July 1st, 2020.
NJPAC Announces Launch of 9th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
June 01, 2020
For the ninth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (aka 'The Sassy Awards') - a 21st-century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 75 years ago.
Apollo Theater Announces Livestream Benefit Concert
May 18, 2020
Apollo Theater announced that on Tuesday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. it will present “Let's Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater,” a special musical event streamed live at apollotheater.org.
Apollo Theater's Amateur Night to Hold Auditions Online
March 25, 2020
For the first time in its 86-year history, the Apollo Theater's Amateur Night auditions will be conducted exclusively through online submissions, as the nonprofit fills the coveted slots for the summer and fall 2020-21 season.
Apollo Theater Announces Cancellations And Postponements Through April 4
March 12, 2020
The Apollo Theatre has announced cancellations through April 4, due to the spread of Covid-19. Read the full statement below:
RENAISSANCE IN THE BELLY OF A KILLER WHALE Adds An Extra Performance At The Wilma Theater
March 01, 2020
Three women joyfully tell the story of their hometown of Harlem in Renaissance in the Belly of the Killer Whale, on stage at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia now through March 7. Due to popular demand, the company has added an additional performance on Saturday, March 7 at 2pm.
AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE APOLLO Will Kick Off its 86th Season
January 27, 2020
Amateur Night at the Apollo, sponsored by Coca-Cola, returns on February 19th at 7:30 p.m. marking the 86th year of the signature program, and will introduce the new 'Set It Off Man' Greginald Spencer. This season, contestants will compete for the chance to win this year's Amateur Night champion title.
The Apollo Theater to Screen SHAFT with Live Score
January 16, 2020
The Apollo Theater announced today that it will screen the iconic MGM film Shaft (1971), as part of the Apollo Film series, on Saturday February 29th at 8:00 p.m. The screening will be accompanied by a live performance of Isaac Hayes' Academy Award® nominated score by Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, a sprawling band of musicians led by founder and cultural critic Greg Tate.
Maxamoo Theater and Performance Podcast's Best & Worst of 2019, Part I
January 14, 2020
All 9 of our regular contributors have gathered: Aurin, Ben, David, Jack, Jose, Liz, Nicole, Patty, and PennyMaria! We're back together for our year-end spectacular, our annual episode in which we discuss the best and worst theater of the year.
Apollo Theater and WNYC to Present 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
December 02, 2019
WNYC and the Apollo Theater will present WNYC's 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, 'The Strategic King: MLK's Visionary Leadership,' as part of the Apollo's Uptown Hall series, on Sunday, January 12 at 3pm.
THANKSGIVING COMEDY FEST Comes To King's Theatre This Weekend
November 25, 2019
SJ Presents announces the Thanksgiving Comedy Fest on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Celebrate Holidays at The Apollo With Cynthia Erivo, Shoshana Bean and More
October 31, 2019
This December, the Apollo Theater will celebrate the holidays with offerings for the entire family. Holidays at the Apollo includes programs that will celebrate culture, music, and community during the festive season.
HBO to Premiere THE APOLLO Documentary on November 6
October 16, 2019
THE APOLLO, directed by Oscar® and Emmy® winner Roger Ross Williams, chronicles the legacy of New York City's landmark Apollo Theater, covering the rich history of the storied performance space over its 85 years. What began as a refuge for marginalized artists emerged as a hallowed hall of black excellence and empowerment. In the film, Williams reflects on the struggle of black lives in America, the role that art plays in that struggle, and the part the Apollo Theater continues to play in the cultural conversation.