- The Harlem Eye/Artist Profile: A Harlem Tribute to James Brown (1933-2006)
Since 1934 when the Apollo Theater first introduced its world-famous Amateur Night, launching the careers of legendary artists like Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross and Lauryn Hill, the historic theater has been the nation's premier arena for emerging and established black and Latino performers. Based in the heart of Harlem, the national historic landmark hosts major concerts and special events and continues its tradition of discovering future stars in the syndicated television show, Showtime at the Apollo, which is taped at the world famous venue and airs weekly in over 150 markets nationwide, and the popular weekly stage show, Apollo Amateur Night. One of New York City's top tourist attractions, the Apollo Theater draws 1.3 million visitors annually. The Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation.
THE APOLLO MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM
This year, the Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization
dedicated to furthering this historic institution and preserving its incomparable legacy, honors the unique relationship that the Theater shares with its audience by launching the Apollo Membership Program. The program debuted on January 16, 2007 with the membership event, Afrikya at the Apollo, an evening of culinary and cultural exploration of Africa with celebrity chef, Marcus Samuelsson.
Become a part of the Apollo legend, by joining our membership program.
Experience the Theater's magic with an exclusive package of members-only
benefits that include:
* insider invitations to members-only events;
* meet-and-greet receptions with some of the world's greatest
* priority seating;
* privileges at premiere restaurants and local boutiques; and
* so much more!
Learn more about this exciting new program at
Box Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – 10:00 am -6:00 pm, Wednesday – 10:00 am – 8:30pm
Saturday – 12:00 pm – 6:00pm
253 West 125th Street
between 7th and 8th Avenues (otherwise known as Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglass Blvds.)
New York, NY 10027
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