Greetings! Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey will host “Showtime at the Apollo,” a two-hour event and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series, in which Harvey will celebrate his return to the famed theater, where he launched his own career, and where he’ll be joined by some of the biggest stars in comedy and music. The star-studded special will air Monday, Dec. 5, (8 p.m.-10 p.m., ET/PT) on FOX. An additional one-hour special, also hosted by Harvey, will air in early 2017.
“The Color Purple,” a Tony winner featuring Heather Headley, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit colorpurple.com.
“Sistas the Musical,” celebrating African-American women’s history, blending your favorite songs with a touching story of family, strength and perseverance. St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-947-3499 or visit www.sistasthemusical.com.
“Autumn,” the political drama from award-winning playwright Richard Wesley, at the Kumble Theater, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, N.Y., presented by the Billie Holiday Theatre at The Center for Arts & Culture of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Friday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 6. For information, visit www.thebillieholiday.org.
Maze, featuring Frankie Beverly, Friday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m., The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Toni Braxton, Sunday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m., State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, N.J. For information, call 732-246-7469 or visit ticketmaster.com.
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic—Halloween Funkdown, Monday, Oct. 31, at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212- 997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Jazz in the Key of Ellison, featuring Wynton Marsalis, Catherine Russell, Andy Farber, Angelique Kidjo and Patti Austin, Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888- 466-5722 or visit njpac.org.
Toni Braxton, Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, N.J. For information, call 201-227-1030 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Toni Braxton, Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N. Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Maxwell and Mary J. Blige: King and Queen of Hearts Tour, Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., Madison Square Garden, Seventh Avenue and 32nd Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212- 465-MSG1 (6741) or visit ticketmaster.com.
Keyshia Cole, Tank, Jagged Edge and Monifah, Friday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit ww.njpac.org.
Tower of Power, Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212- 997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Mint Condition, Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212- 997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Stephanie Mills, Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.