Apollo Theater’s New Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes

Kamilah Forbes1The Apollo Theater today announced the appointment of Kamilah Forbes as the Theater’s new Executive Producer. A director, producer, and co­founder of Hi­ARTS/Hip Hop Theater Festival, Forbes will join the Apollo in September 2016. Continue Reading →

Prince To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater Walk Of Fame

princePhilippe Dauman, executive chairman, president and CEO of Viacom said, “It is a great honor to accept the corporate award for community leadership from an institution as legendary as the Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

Charlie Parker To Be Inducted Into Apollo Walk Of Fame

charlie parker miles davisIn anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD (April 1st and 3rd), a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Theater will celebrate its jazz legacy by inducting the iconic and influential jaz saxophonist, Charlie “Ya rd b ird ” Pa rker, into the Apollo Walk of Fame. Continue Reading →

Apollo Rings NY Stock Exchange Opening Bell For Its 82nd Anniversary

apollo theater on wall streetIn celebration of the Apollo’s 82 nd anniversary today, the Theater was invited to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Continue Reading →

Pryor, Foxx, And Moms In Apollo Walk Of Fame

apollo2By Rudy Collins

Richard Pyror Jr. and sister Rain, in true Pryor form, had the crowd laughing a the  induction of Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Jackie Moms Mabley into the Apollo Theatre’s Walk of Fame on 125th Street in Harlem USA. Continue Reading →