Apollo Holds Auditions for 2013 Amateur Night Season

Since the legendary Apollo Theater opened in 1934, its signature live show, Amateur Night, has been a definitive career-making opportunity for new talent. Continue Reading →

Congrats to the Apollo Theater for Winning a National Trust for Historic Preservation Award 2012

We congratulate the Apollo Theater announced today that it is one of 16 historic New York City locations that received a preservation grant as part of the Partners in Preservation competition… Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Amateur Night Returns to the Apollo

By Walter Rutledge

The legendary Apollo Theater, located at 253 west 125th Street ,will begin a new season of its signature program, Amateur Night. Dubbed the world’s most famous and enduring amateur talent competition, Amateur Night returns to the Apollo stage on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 7:30pm. Continue Reading →

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Legendary Photographer Eve Arnold Passes

Legendary photographer Eve Arnold was born on April 12, 1912 passed away peacefully in London at the age of 99 on January 4, 2012. Continue Reading →

James Brown Live At The Apollo 1968 (video)

Live At The Apollo is a live album by James Brown and The Famous Flames, singing it’s A Man’s World medley at the Apollo in 1968 with Lost Someone and Bewildered recorded at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.  Continue Reading →