For over 75 years, aspiring performers from all over the country have come to New York to showcase their talents and take a shot at stardom on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater. Apollo Live gives undiscovered talent another chance at stardom. Comedian Tony Rock hosts.
After turning into a movie theater in the '70s, falling into disrepair and being acquired by the City of New York in 1991, the Apollo Theater was in dire need of new construction. In celebration of its first phase restoration on December 15, 2005, President Bill Clinton came out to honor the iconic staple.