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Apollo Theater

  • 253 W. 125th St.
  • Manhattan, NY 10027
  • (212) 531-5300
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  • Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater is important not only because it honors and promotes the contributions of black American performers, but also because it is a living example of progress: The building was originally a burlesque theater that did not allow black patrons. Visit the Apollo for an Amateur Night, which started the careers of so many legends—including Ella Fitzgerald—or take a historical tour of the building.

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