The Apollo is officially in its Holiday season and this weekend we are hosting a special presentation of Ellington at Christmas on Saturday, December 7th (two shows at 3pm and 8pm) Ellington celebrates the rich legacy that Duke Ellington had at the Apollo and includes excerpts from the Duke’s Nutcracker Suite and his Sacred Music Concerts. This program will feature tap legend Savion Glover, David Berger’s 16-piece orchestra, actor Keith David as narrator, the Abyssinian Baptist Choir, Jazz vocalist Lizz Wright, opera singer Priscilla Baskerville, and students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School.
Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street, New York, www.apollotheatre.com
- New York: Harlem (highlife.ba.com)
- Holidays at the Apollo with Bow Wow, Savion Glover, Ballet Hispanico & Much More (harlemworldmag.com)
- Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Dance, Theatre and Dance History December 3, 2013 (with video) (harlemworldmag.com)