The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South

The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South

Special | 26m 47s Video has closed captioning.

One of Hampton Roads' greatest treasures, the Attucks Theatre, turns 100 years old. Musicians of the greatest caliber have performed at the Attucks, legends like Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole just to name a few. The 600 seat venue was an instant source of pride to Norfolk’s Black Community. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Aired: 02/08/19

Rating: NR

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A partnership with Virginia Arts Festival, the Attucks 100 Centennial Commission, Norfolk State University and made possible with the generosity of the City of Norfolk.