BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICE
05 March 2022
70 minutes run time, no interval.
Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell’s acclaimed production heads on an extensive national tour, after sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and in the West End of London.
Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, Black Is The Color Of My Voice follows a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking 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.
Written and directed by Apphia Campbell
"Moving portrayal of determination and survival." ★★★★ The 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 Festivals Magazine