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 sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and the West End.
Written and directed by
12+, references to violence and racism
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” ★★★★ Ed Festival Magazine