Black Is The Colour of My Voice
@ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, HexhamBook Now
02 November 2016
Full price £13.50 (concessions available)
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.
Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Apphia Campbell embarks on her debut UK tour.
Written and performed by Apphia Campbell and directed by Arran Hawkins and Nate Jacobs.
Age recommendation 12yrs+.
‘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
‘Campbell transfixed, she charmed, she entertained and ultimately moved a packed theatre with her touching portrayal of the jazz musician.’ Smart Shanghai