Backstage at the Apollo

The legendary allure of Harlem’s Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater is interpreted for 21st century audiences in Jenn Warren’s three-chapter multimedia piece, captured and produced for BBC News Interactive. During weekly visits over two months’ time, Jenn gathered stills and audio of the action onstage and behind the scenes. Each time she returned, her access expanded to result in a candid black and white portrait of the show, steeped in tradition and brimming with life.

Watch the full version here