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- Backstage Access: Jocelyn Bioh talks about The Ladykiller’s Love StoryThe Apollo Salon Series presents new work by innovative performing artists. The Apollo provides them with a week of workshop and rehearsal time and the opportunity to showcase their work on the Apollo Soundstage. Ladykiller’s Love Story, part of the Apollo’s 2017 Salon Series, is a new musical written by New York City playwright Jocelyn […]Posted on May 24, 2017
- Where are they now? Amateur Night Winners shine!Matthew Whitaker was a winning participant of the “Child Stars of Tomorrow” competition, as part of Amateur Night at the Apollo in 2010. A year later, at just 10 years old, he was invited to perform at Stevie Wonder’s induction into the Apollo Theater’s Hall of Fame. He returned to the Apollo for FOX TV’s […]Posted on May 24, 2017
- Apollo Donor Spotlight: Anne RubesameWhat is your favorite Apollo memory? I find it extremely hard to think of one. I have a lot of memorable moments. The Apollo seemed to me like a mythical place that recalled the great legends like Ella Fitzgerald and the superheroes of my teenage years behind the Iron Curtain, Prince and Michael Jackson. So […]Posted on May 24, 2017
- Backstage Access: Jonzi D discusses Breakin’ Convention and the evolution of hip hopHow were you introduced to the arts? I was born an artist. I was born into a family of artists, so growing up it was normal, it was all I knew. I was also exposed to the arts throughout secondary school. It was part of the curriculum for every child, so I didn’t necessarily feel […]Posted on October 25, 2017