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Amateur Night at the Apollo

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253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027, USA

Since 1935, Amateur Night at the Apollo has brought droves of hopeful artists out each Wednesday to test their talent at this legendary Harlem theater. Here we go backstage with one such 9-yr old amateur as he gets ready for the spotlight.

Credits: Produced by Pejk and Sabine Malinovski for "The Next Big Thing" on WNYC. Hosted by Dean Olsher. (4:17)