Entertainment Apollo Theater announces funding campaign for future shows The Apollo Theater aims to raise $20 million to fund future artists, programs and shows. Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales By IVAN PEREIRA firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Updated January 29, 2014 8:27 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The Apollo Theater announced Wednesday a new initiative to take its legacy to the next level. The theater, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary, launched its 21st Century Apollo Campaign to raise $20 million to fund future artists, programs and shows that will be featured at the iconic 125th Street venue. "We are so proud to continue expanding the work on our stages," said executive producer Mikki Shepard. By IVAN PEREIRA email@example.com @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.