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Showtime at the Apollo: the epic tale of Harlem's legendary theater

Showtime at the Apollo: the epic tale of Harlem's legendary theater

Fox, Ted, 1954- author; Smith, James Otis, artist

Writer Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem's legendary theater in this graphic novel adaptation of Fox's definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo. Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, soul, funk and hip-hop-along with the latest in dance and comedy. The Apollo has nurtured and featured thousands of artists, many of whom have become legends. The beauty they have given the world - their art - transcends the hatred, ignorance, and intolerance that often made their lives difficult. Today, the Apollo enjoys an almost mythical status

Hardback, Book. English.
Published New York: Abrams ComicArts, 2019
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Details

Statement of responsibility: written by Ted Fox ; illustrated by James Otis Smith
ISBN: 1419731386, 9781419731389
Physical Description: 240 pages : chiefly illustrations (colour)
Subject: African American theater New York (State) New York History 20th century Comic books, strips, etc.; New York (N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc. Comic books, strips, etc.; Performing Arts.; African American entertainers Comic books, strips, etc.; Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) New York (State) New York Comic books, strips, etc.; Fox, Ted, 1954- Showtime at the Apollo Adaptations Comic books, strips, etc.; Harlem (New York, N.Y.) History Comic books, strips, etc.; Apollo Theater (New York, N.Y.:125th Street) Comic books, strips, etc.