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Showtime at the Apollo

The Apollo Theater and Politics

Ted Fox | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices
Ted Fox

Throughout its history, the theater was always available for special benefit shows, and the Apollo hosted dozens of them.

The World's Toughest Audience and Playing the Apollo

Ted Fox | Posted 04.26.2014 | Black Voices
Ted Fox

The audience was the power that made or broke careers. But it was much more than that. It was the heart and soul of the African-American community, the embodiment of the spirit of Harlem -- the force that truly made the Apollo great.

The Apollo Theater: Behind the Legend

Ted Fox | Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices
Ted Fox

Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. It is bursting with music, theater and dance, and it looks marvelous, thanks to millions in renovations and upgrades -- an appropriate state for this iconic American cultural institution.