The Apollo Theater will kick off its 87th season on Saturday, February 27 at 8:00pm EST with Apollo Film & Screen/Play Presents30 Years of House Party. The evening will feature highlights from the musical and comedy cult classics House Party (1990) and House Party 2 (1991), a conversation with the film’s key players, Christopher Kid Reid and Christopher “Play” Martin, who will also perform; A.J. JohnsonDarryl “Chill” Mitchell; writer and director Reginald Hudlin; and other special guests, along with performances by legendary hip-hop group Full ForceLisa Lisa, and DJ WizHouse Party was one of the first films to center the Black teenage experience for a mainstream audience. Also featuring an array of hip-hop artists and now-iconic dance-offs, both films helped catapult Kid ‘N Play to superstardom and continue to resonate across generations of audiences today.