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Black is the Color of My Voice

Written & Directed by Apphia Campbell

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Written & Directed by Apphia Campbell

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.

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4 Stars

Moving portrayal of determination and survival.

The Times

5 Stars

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

Broadway Baby