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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.

  • Accessibility URL: https://www.apollotheater.org/accessibility
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  • Re-Opening Status: Open - Fully
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Facility Info
  • Largest Room 3500
  • Total Sq. Ft. 4891
  • Reception Capacity 600
  • Theatre Capacity 1526
  • Audio/Visual Services
  • # of Private Rooms 2
  • Stage
  • Banquet Capacity 450
  • Classroom Capacity 1526