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390 NYC Arts and Culture Nonprofits Supported By NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fun Photo 390 NYC Arts and Culture Nonprofits Supported By NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund today announced that more than $110 million in emergency support has been distributed to 768 New York City-based social services and arts and cultural nonprofits affected by the coronavirus public health crisis.

Dance/NYC to Host Fifth Week of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Facebook Live Conversatio Photo Dance/NYC to Host Fifth Week of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Facebook Live Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

Dance/NYC moves into its fifth week of hosting a twelve part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector.

Petition to Make the Apollo Theater a Broadway House Surpasses 13,000 Signatures Photo Petition to Make the Apollo Theater a Broadway House Surpasses 13,000 Signatures
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020

BroadwayWorld previously reported on a petition that has been created to make the Apollo Theater a Broadway house. As of today, 13,051 have signed the petition. 

Petition to Make the Apollo Theater a Broadway House Surpasses 5,000 Signatures Photo Petition to Make the Apollo Theater a Broadway House Surpasses 5,000 Signatures
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2020

A petition has been created to make the Apollo Theater a Broadway house.

Apollo Theater Reschedules Benefit Photo Apollo Theater Reschedules Benefit
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2020

Apollo Theater reschedules benefit to June 4, standing in solidarity with artists, neighbors, and the global community on Black Out Tuesday.

Apollo Theater Announces Livestream Benefit Concert Photo Apollo Theater Announces Livestream Benefit Concert
by TV News Desk - 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.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Broadway Leaders Named To Coalition For NYC Hospitality & Tour Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda and Broadway Leaders Named To Coalition For NYC Hospitality & Tourism
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, today announced the formation of The Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery.

Broadway League's Charlotte St. Martin and Roundabout's Julia Levy Included in Mayor  Photo Broadway League's Charlotte St. Martin and Roundabout's Julia Levy Included in Mayor De Blasio's Arts, Culture & Entertainment Advisory Council
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed members to the following Sector Advisory Councils: Labor and Workforce; Large Business; Small Business; and Arts, Culture, and Entertainment. Sector Advisory Councils will inform the Administration's efforts to restart the economy and city life. The councils will serve as critical links to disseminate information about re-opening and provide guidance to shape the City's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Membership of the councils on Faith, Construction and Real Estate, Non-Profits and Social Services, Public Health and Healthcare, Education and Vocational Training, and Surface Transportation will be announced in the coming days.

Apollo Theater and WNYC to Present 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebr Photo Apollo Theater and WNYC to Present 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 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.

De Blasio Administration Announces New IDNYC Program Benefits Ahead Of Five Year Ann Photo De Blasio Administration Announces New IDNYC Program Benefits Ahead Of Five Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

The de Blasio Administration today announced the launch of the IDNYC renewal campaign, new and returning benefit partners, and the IDNYC Middle School Card. With the fifth anniversary of the IDNYC program approaching and the first set of cards set to expire beginning in January 2020, the program has also introduced a new card design and a comprehensive, citywide advertising and targeted outreach campaign to promote renewals. IDNYC is the largest and most successful municipal ID program in the country with over 1.3 million cardholders.

HBO to Premiere THE APOLLO Documentary on November 6 Photo HBO to Premiere THE APOLLO Documentary on November 6
by TV News Desk - Oct 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.

Apollo Theater Announces Spring Gala; Performers Include Otis Williams And The Tempta Photo Apollo Theater Announces Spring Gala; Performers Include Otis Williams And The Temptations, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its 2019 Apollo Spring Gala, the historic Theater's largest annual fundraising event, taking place on Monday, June 10 at 7 p.m. In honor of the Theater's 85th Anniversary, this year's gala theme is "Icons Revisited," which will explore iconic Apollo performers through the lens of contemporary artists.

Apollo Theater to Induct The Temptations into Walk of Fame on June 7 Photo Apollo Theater to Induct The Temptations into Walk of Fame on June 7
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

The legendary Apollo Theater – the soul of American culture and a globally recognized national treasure – will honor the legendary and iconic Temptations with their induction into the Apollo's Walk of Fame. Otis Williams, founding and only surviving, original member of the Motown super-group, will accept the honor.

Apollo Theater Announces The First Phase In Creating The Apollo Performing Arts Cente Photo Apollo Theater Announces The First Phase In Creating The Apollo Performing Arts Center Opening Fall 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The Apollo Theater announced today that it is undertaking the initial phase of the iconic Theater's transformation into the Apollo Performing Arts Center through two new theaters within the Victoria Theater Redevelopment Project at 233 West 125th Street.

Harlem's Iconic Apollo Theater Appoints Aldo Scrofani As New COO Photo Harlem's Iconic Apollo Theater Appoints Aldo Scrofani As New COO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The Apollo Theater, the soul of American culture and Harlem's town square, today announced the appointment of Aldo Scrofani as its new Chief Operating Officer. A veteran of the live entertainment industry, Scrofani has been involved with over 100 theatrical productions and worked with some of the largest names in the performing arts; his appointment is effective immediately.

The Apollo Announces MLK Celebration And Black History Month Programming For 2018 Photo The Apollo Announces MLK Celebration And Black History Month Programming For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

On Sunday, January 14 at 3pm, the Apollo Theater and WNYC are partnering for the fifth year to present WNYC's 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, 50 Years After MLK: A Dream Deferred, as part of the Apollo's Uptown Hall series.

Taraji P. Henson & More Set for All-New Christmas Specials on FOX, Today Photo Taraji P. Henson & More Set for All-New Christmas Specials on FOX, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

FOX gets festive with a night of holiday programming Today, Dec. 14, featuring the return of TARAJI'S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS and a brand-new, holiday-themed SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO: CHRISTMAS.

Taraji P. Henson & More Set for All-New Christmas Specials on FOX, 12/14 Photo Taraji P. Henson & More Set for All-New Christmas Specials on FOX, 12/14
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

FOX gets festive with a night of holiday programming Thursday, Dec. 14, featuring the return of TARAJI'S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS and a brand-new, holiday-themed SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO: CHRISTMAS.

CeeLo Green, Sheila E., Charlie Wilson & We McDonald to Headline Apollo Theater's 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event - the 2017 Apollo Spring Gala, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12 at 7pm.

SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO to Return to FOX as All-New One-Hour Weekly Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

FOX has picked up SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO as a one-hour weekly series, featuring Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey as host. Set to debut during the 2017-2018 season, SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO is a reimagining of the classic talent showcase series.

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