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The 'Epic Tale' Of The Legendary Apollo Theater, Told In Graphic Novel Form

Gothamist Thursday, 10 January 2019
The 'Epic Tale' Of The Legendary Apollo Theater, Told In Graphic Novel Form 
For 85 years, the Apollo Theater has been a landmark and cornerstone of Harlem’s music scene. The iconic venue has hosted performers like Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Jay-Z, and Aretha Franklin. Even President Barack Obama has taken the stage (and presumably rubbed the stump of the Tree of Hope for good luck). Now, the Apollo's long history has been retold in a new graphic novel, Showtime at the Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem's Legendary Theater, by writer Ted Fox and illustrator James Otis Smith. [ more › ]
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