School Day Live Performances

School Day Live performances extend the “Apollo Experience” to new generations of young theatre-goers while providing exciting opportunities to learn about the arts, history, and culture. Pre-performance curriculum guides will be available prior to each performance.

In response to heightened concerns relating to the Coronavirus, all Apollo Theater-produced public programs have been canceled through the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Click here for further detail.

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New York City Department of Education Vendor: #133630066

Upcoming Performances

Pickney Players: Jump Up Jamboree

Tuesday, March 31 at 9:30 AM

Tickets: $4 Per Person (students, teachers, chaperones)

(Grades Pre-K - 2)

Jump Up Jamboree celebrates the cultural traditions of Africa, the Caribbean, and other places in the Black diaspora by weaving together poetry, songs, games, storytelling, music and movement. Set in a market place, this lively, engaging and memorable experience engages audience through call and response, sing-a-longs, and hands-on rhythm making while they listen to the deeply rooted wisdom of the Elders.

Canceled due to COVID-19

Hip Hop Roots 360: The Moves and Movement of a People

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 10:30 AM & 12:30 PM

Tickets: $4 Per Person (students, teachers, chaperones)

(Grades 3 - 12)

Hip Hop Roots 360 takes the audience on a journey through the history of Hip Hop. Through dance, music and oral histories, Bronx-based arts group Full Circle Souljahs show how the seeds of this cultural revolution, planted in New York City, took root and spread throughout the world.

Canceled due to COVID-19

Christian McBride: Making Music

Friday, May 15 at 11:30 AM

Tickets: $4 Per Person (students, teachers, chaperones)

(Grades 3 - 12)

Six-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist/composer and the host of NPR's Jazz Night in America Christian McBride leads us through a journey to discover the sounds that fuel his passion for music.

Canceled due to COVID-19


Special ticket price for 2019 – 2020 School Day Live Season, $4.00 per person 

The Apollo Theater is a New York City Department of Education Vendor - #133630066

For more information call 212-531-5363 or email

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