Apollo Theater Fall/Winter 2019 Season

Join us this season for an exciting new line up of concerts, film screenings, dance and theatrical performances and more.

Save With Apollo Season Packages:

Holidays in Harlem Package: Save on holiday favorites Amateur Night Holiday Special, Holiday Joy: A Gospel Celebration, and Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night for the whole family.

Holidays in Harlem Package



Amateur Night at the Apollo

Wednesdays / 7:30pm

Amateur Night at the Apollo is one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, attracting performers and audiences the world over. Each week a new line up of contestants compete for the grand prize.

Tickets start at $24

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Apollo Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation:
The Water Dancer

Monday, September 23 / 7pm

In his boldly imagined first novel, Ta-Nehisi Coates brings home the most intimate evil of enslavement: the cleaving and separation of families.

Apollo Film Presents: HBO's Documentary The Apollo

Friday, October 4 / 7pm

Join us for a community screening of the HBO documentary The Apollo, directed by Academy Award-winner Roger Ross Williams.

Free with RSVP

Between the World and Me

Friday, October 25 / 8pm
Saturday, October 26 / 8pm
Monday, October 28 / 8pm

Book by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Developed and Directed by Kamilah Forbes
Original Score by Jason Moran


Based on the award-winning book by Ta-Nehisi Coates, the theatrical event Between the World and Me, takes difficult, but necessary conversations around Black life and death and places them center stage.

Between the World and Me was co-Commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts



Live Wire: She's a Rebel: A Tribute to the Girl Groups of the 50, 60, and 70s

Thursday, November 14 / 6:30pm

In celebration of the Theater’s 85th Anniversary, Live Wire pays tribute to girl groups of the 50s, 60s, and 70s and their contribution to American music.

Free w/ RSVP

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Apollo Film Presents: ImageNation's Cocktails & Cinema

Thursday, November 21 / 6pm

Cocktails & Cinema evenings feature premier and advance screenings of Pan-African films preceded by a reception with live DJ/performance, followed by a talkback.

Tickets start at $25

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Ballet Hispánico

Friday, November 22 / 8pm
Saturday, November 23/ 8pm

The Apollo Theater's partnership with Ballet Hispánico continues with three works including a world premiere and restagings of two works all by women choreographers.

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Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 14 / 2pm

Under the twinkling lights of the marquee, the Apollo and Coca-Cola invite families to gather for holiday-themed activities including picture taking with Santa Claus and performances from local choirs.

Free for all ages

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Amateur Night Holiday Special

Saturday, December 14 / 7:30pm

Light up the holiday season at our annual show showcasing talented young performers.

Tickets start at $28

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Apollo Theater Academy Presents: Careers in Graphic Novels & Visual Storytelling

Tuesday, December 17

The Apollo Theater Academy's Career Panels advance leadership skills through seminars, workshops, panels and internships focused on behind-the-scenes professions in the arts and entertainment industries.

More details to be announced

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Holiday Joy: A Gospel Celebration
Featuring Yolanda Adams and Donald Lawrence

Saturday, December 21  / 4pm

Let the music lift your spirit this Christmas season. Grammy-award winning singer Yolanda Adams returns to the Apollo for a soul-stirring holiday concert with gospel artist Donald Lawrence and comedian Marcus Wiley.

Tickets start at $35

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Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night

Saturday, December 28 / 2pm and 7:30pm

Join us for our annual Kwanzaa Celebration featuring the renowned New York-based dance company Abdel Salaam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and guest performances.

Tickets start at $25

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Apollo Late Nights:


 Comedy Club

Thursday, October 03 (7pm & 10pm shows)

Thursday, November 07

Thursday, December 05

Thursday, January 09

Doors at 9pm  |  Show starts at 10pm

Tickets start at $22

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Music Cafe

Friday, October 04  |  Saturday, October 05

Friday, November 08  |  Saturday, November 09

Friday, December 06  |  Saturday, December 07

Friday, January 10  |  Saturday, January 11

Doors at 9pm  |  Show starts at 10pm

Tickets start at $22

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