Black is the Color of my Voice - New Wolsey Theatre

Black is the Color of my Voice

Performed on Wed 14 Jun

Presented by Seabright Productions Ltd.

A person stands, mid-speech, looking to the left. They are wearing a patterned top which is made up of green, blue, orange, yellow and black colours.

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.

Recommended for ages 12+. Contains references to violence and racism.
Running time: 70 minutes, no interval.

Written and performed by Apphia Campbell.
Presented by Seabright Productions Ltd.

Reviews of Black is the Color of my Voice

What the press say

★★★★★ 'Nothing short of sensational… will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears.’

Broadway Baby

★★★★★ ‘Captivates the audience throughout.’

The Skinny

★★★★★ 'Absolutely captivating.’

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