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The Apollo turns 80

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 00:38

June 12 - The historic theater celebrates its anniversary with a star-studded gala. Alicia Powell reports.

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The world famous Apollo Theater marks its 80th anniversary. The theater turned its annual Spring Gala into an occasion to recognize the venue's storied history. Party guests and performers included Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole and Joss Stone - in addition to an impromptu freestyle rap session with host Wayne Brady and hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh. The Apollo Theater opened in 1934 and has landmark status from the city of New York.

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The Apollo turns 80

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 00:38