The Apollo Theater, a leading not-for-profit performing arts institution and one of the nation’s greatest cultural treasures, today announced the star-studded line up for its 11 th Annual Spring Gala—its biggest fundraising even t of the year—to be held on Monday, June 13 at 7pm. Continue Reading →
Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Brass-A-Holics and More at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Continue Reading →
Published in 1994, E. Lynn Harris’s Invisible Life was listed by the Los Angeles Times as one of the top 20 “classic works of gay literature.” The book’s success launched a prolific writing career for Harris, which garnered numerous awards and pushed 10 of his novels onto the New York Times Bestseller’s List. Harris died in July 2009; he’s considered one of the most successful African American or gay authors of his time.
When the cast of Invisible Life takes its final bow tonight, the largest bow will be one of gratitude from the show’s co-writer and director, Proteus Spann, who has had to overcome Herculean odds to bring the work to the stage. Continue Reading →