Apollo Theater

Local nameApollo Theater
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States

The Apollo Theater is a music hall located at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City. It is a noted venue for African-American performers, and is the home of Showtime at the Apollo, a nationally syndicated television variety show which showcased new talent, from 1987 to 2008, encompassing 1,093 episodes; the show was rebooted in 2018.

The theater, which has a capacity of 1,506, opened in 1914 as Hurtig & Seamon's New Burlesque Theater, and was designed by George Keister in the neo-Classical style. It became the Apollo in 1934, when it was opened to black patrons – previously it had been a whites-only venue. In 1983, both the interior and exterior of the building were designated as New York City Landmarks, and the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is estimated that 1.3 million people visit the Apollo every year.

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Opening hours

Box office:
Mon - Fri: 10 am - 6 pm
Sat: noon - 5 pm

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Theater

Official website http://www.apollotheater.org/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/apollotheater/

Twitter https://twitter.com/apollotheater

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ApolloTheater

Phone +1 212 531 5300

Address 253 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA

Coordinates 40°48'36.546" N -73°56'59.505" E

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