Black is the Color of My Voice

Black is the Color of My Voice

Main Space

Fri 20 September


Black Is The Color Of My Voice 

By Apphia Campbell 

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. 

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.’  ★★★★ Times   

Recommended for ages 12+ 


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