Black Is The Color Of My Voice

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Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live. By Apphia Campbell. Performed by Nicholle Cherrie.

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.

The show has toured the UK nationally to standing ovations and played sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh and the West End of London.

“Moving portrayal of determination and survival.”

★ ★ ★ ★ The Times

“A compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.”

★ ★ ★ ★ Edinburgh Festival Magazine

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  • Age Guidance: 12+
  • Price: £28.50