On Monday (December 6), The Apollo announced the details of its Winter/Spring 2022 season.
Featuring both free and ticketed programming at the historic Harlem theater and online on the Apollo's Digital Stage, the highlighted events include the long-anticipated return of the Amateur Night at the Apollo competition on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:30pm EST; Apollo Master Artist-in-Residence Ta-Nehisi Coates and The Roots' Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, in conversation; the Lyricist Lounge 30th Anniversary Concert featuring hip-hop trailblazers to be announced; the premiere of The Gathering: A Collective Ring Shout, co-presented by the American Composers Orchestra and the Apollo and co-curated by National Black Theatre; the return of Africa Now! featuring East African jazz vocalist and Grammy nominee Somi; and more.
"As we continue our 88th season, the Apollo remains steadfast in its commitment to serve our community, audiences, and artists. We are thrilled to welcome audiences back to once again uplift and unite one another while celebrating resiliency and artistry in Harlem," said Apollo President and CEO Jonelle Procope in a press release. "I'm incredibly grateful to our donors and sponsors who continue to support the Apollo, ensuring that we remain a beacon of Black creativity."
The Apollo's Winter/Spring 2022 season provides Black artists and voices from the African Diaspora with opportunities for artists and audiences to come back together at the iconic theater.
For more information about the upcoming events, click here.