Black Is The Color Of My Voice
Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live.
Apphia Campbell’s acclaimed play follows a successful singer and civil rights activist as she seeks redemption after the untimely death of her father. She reflects on the journey that took her from a young piano prodigy destined for a life in the service of the church, to a renowned jazz vocalist at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement.
This extensive national tour follows a sell-out UK tour earlier in 2022, and sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and in the West End of London.
‘Moving portrayal of determination and survival.’ ★★★★ Times
‘Nothing short of sensational… will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘A compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.’ ★★★★ Edinburgh Festival Magazine
Written and performed by Apphia Campbell. Duration 70mins. Recommended for ages 12+
Music, Theatre, ninasimone, seabright, winews
Thursday 20th October 2022 - Starts 8pm