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Setting

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incredible event

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Apollo Theater

Why we
love it

Apollo Theater History


Established in 1934, the legendary Harlem Theater has housed some of music’s most talented performers in the world.


Designated a national landmark, the Apollo has launched the careers of icons such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, James Brown, and Lauryn Hill and continues to maintain its position as the nation’s most popular arena for emerging and established African-American and Latino performers.


The Apollo has three unique spaces for you to host your event: the Mainstage, the Soundstage, and the Lobby Atrium (all of which are included in the Apollo rental).


Overall capacity is 750 standing, 350 seated.


Amenities & Petals
Styles at Apollo Theater

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Frequently Asked
Questions

The Apollo is perfect for all types of events including music shows, comedy shows, public forums, fashion shows, fundraising and non-profit events, as well as social events, weddings and graduations.

  • What Space At The Apollo Would Be Best For A Corporate Event?

    Our first thought is the soundstage. The space is quite malleable, and since it can hold up to 225 people, it is ideal for this type of gathering.
  • Can I Have My Event At The Apollo Catered?

    Of course. The Great Performances catering team can work with you to help you plan the perfect event along with our team of culinary experts.
  • Who Does Catering For The Apollo Theater?

    The exclusive caterer for the Apollo Theater is Great Performances. We can help you with all the planning for your special catered event.
  • Are Outside Caterers Allowed at the Apollo Theater?

    Great Performances is the exclusive caterer for The Apollo Theater, outside caterers are not allowed. Contact us so we can help you in planning the perfect event at The Apollo Theater.
  • How Do I Contact The Apollo Theater To Run An Event?

    For bookings or inquiries for the Apollo Theater, you can call Great Performances at 212.727.2424 or email us at celebratefood@greatperformances.com.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run A Catered Event At The Apollo Theater?

    Catering costs vary depending on the requirements for your event including the number of people, the type of event (breakfast buffet, cocktail reception, seated dinner, etc.), the style of service and waitstaff needs, and the food that is being served. Our team of expert event planners can help you design the perfect menu for your catered event.
  • What Events Has Great Performances Run At The Apollo Theater?

    Great Performances works with The Apollo Theater on all kinds of events including weddings, corporate events, lectures and more.

TESTIMONIALS

Fabulous celebrations!

Thanks for a fabulous event! It went great and I appreciate [the Great Performances] staff.
– Vera D.

You’re a star! I was so pleased with everything. The food was fabulous. You kept sending it out. You had the perfect amount of staff. Can’t thank you enough and I look forward – very much – to working with you in the future!

– Victoria W.

The evening was everything we could hope for and more. I loved every minute working with and we will be reaching out when future events pop up.

– Yvonne G.

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Apollo Theater Map

253 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

To get started planning your event, contact:

Contact: 212.727.2424


Email: celebratefood@greatperformances.com

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