Black is the Color of My Voice/ Soul Sessions

Friday 09 June 2017

Devonshire Park Theatre

Written and performed by Apphia Campbell 
Directed by Arran Hawkins and Nate Jacobs 

Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh and London’s St James Theatre, Apphia Campbell embarks on her debut UK tour.      

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. 

The second part of the evening is Apphia’s ‘Soul Sessions’ cabaret, celebrating Simone’s brilliant music.

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Price inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee

Additional Info

Running time approximately 2 hours including interval.


"Campbell may wear Simone's trademark head wrap but her performance goes beyond impersonation."  ★★★★ The Times 

"Apphia Campbell is nothing short of sensational… she will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears" ★★★★★ Broadway Baby  

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Black is the Color of My Voice/ Soul Sessions

Devonshire Park Theatre