Unique events sometime pop up when I do research for an unrelated trip. This was the case of finding tickets available for the TV show taping, “Showtime at the Apollo”.

It took place in front of a live audience at the famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York. I went with the knowledge that Comedian Steve Harvey would host the talent show, but not much else.

The experience began with fun networking on the ticket holders' line.  The contestants were singers, a musician, comics, a circus...

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