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Black is the Color of My Voice

21st October 2022

19:45 - View all performance times

MAST Mayflower Studios , 142--144 Above Bar Street

Box Office: 02380 711833

Written and directed 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.

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.

‘Moving portrayal of determination and survival.’
★★★★ Times

‘Nothing short of sensational… will make you cher 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

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