COMEDY AT THE APOLLO
Mel Watkins & Bob Sumner
Thursday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m.
DISCLAIMER: This program may contain strong language and sexual content.
Butterbeans and Susie, Stepin’ Fetchit, Moms Mabley, Timmie Rogers, Redd Foxx, Dick Gregory, Richard Pryor, Chris Rock - the list of comedians who have performed at the Apollo is long and impressive. The story of comedy at the Apollo offers insights into the history of Black humor, politics, and entertainment. Author and journalist of On The Real Side, Mel Watkins, comedian Leighann Lord, and Bob Sumner, Producer of Def Comedy Jam and Apollo Comedy Club take us on a journey to discover some of the comedians who played the Apollo and forever changed American comedic style. REGISTER HERE
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**Please arrive 15-30 minutes before the start of the event to secure seating.**
**Program will begin promptly at 6:30pm**
Registration does not guarantee entry. Latecomers are admitted at the discretion of the Management. The Apollo Theater reserves the right to cancel or revoke this registration at any time.