New Orleans Jazz Masquerade Weekend At The Apollo

dee and invin mayfieldThis Halloween, the Apollo Theater brings the spirit of New Orleans to Harlem with The New Orleans Jazz Masquerade. Continue Reading →

The New Orleans Jazz Weekend At The Apollo

0CAAD6C9-199D-4FE3-AA41-CAE3B3793F76_w640_r1_s_cx0_cy1_cw0Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Brass-A-Holics and More at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Continue Reading →

“The Wiz” Eases into Harlem With Anniversary Tribute to Broadway’s Landmark Firsts

Geoffrey Holder outside the Majestic Theater

By Vinette K. Pryce

Forty years after winning seven Tony Awards —Broadway’ s highest theater honor – the first Black musical to claim the distinction eased into two New York City parks for three, free, nights of celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of its historic trailblazing achievements. Continue Reading →

The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance and Music Free In Central Park

the wiz in harlemHarlem’s George Faison, internationally celebrated producer, writer, composer, director, choreographer and dancer, made history in 1975 when he became the first African American to win a Tony Award for Best Choreography for The Wiz. Continue Reading →

The Apollo Announces 2015-16 Season In Harlem

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThe Apollo Theater today announced its 2015–2016 season, encompassing world premieres, commissions, and collaborationswith world-class performing arts institutions and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres— from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. Continue Reading →