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The Apollo Stages at the Victoria are Now Open

The Apollo Stages at The Victoria are now open and mark the institution’s first expansion in its 90-year history. The inaugural season will include a series of new, original programs!

Thanks to generous support from The Jerome L. Greene Foundation, all tickets to Apollo-presented programming in those spaces will be capped at $20.


Check out some of the features that will be included in the brand new addition to The Apollo.

  • 25,000-square foot facility designed by Kostow Greenwood Architects
  • 199-seat black box theater
  • 99-seat black box theater
  • Administrative offices
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the theaters at The Victoria?
  • Where are they located?
  • What is The Apollo’s role in the project?
  • How did The Apollo come to be involved in this project?
  • What are the cultural spaces within the redevelopment?
  • What will be the spaces be used for?
  • What programs does The Apollo plan to offer at the Victoria Theater?
  • Will The Apollo hire additional staff dedicated to The Victoria, or will the same staff and leadership manage both?
  • When will the project be completed? When will the first programs be presented?
  • What are the criteria to rent the cultural spaces? How is that defined?
  • What are the criteria to rent the historic Apollo Theater?
  • How will this project affect 125th Street and what does it mean for the continued gentrification of Harlem? Will this adversely affect small businesses?
  • Did The Apollo have a role in planning the new layout / design of the theaters at The Victoria?
  • What happened to the original Victoria Theater?
  • How much of the existing interior will be retained?
  • Will The Apollo raise funds for the operation of the theaters at The Victoria?
  • Where is the money coming from to restore the theaters?
  • Where can I learn more about the theaters at The Victoria?
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