Black Is The Color of My Voice

Grand Theatre Main Auditorium,

7:30pm

Saturday
21 Sep, 7:30pm
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Overview

Black Is The Color of My Voice is ‘Nothing short of sensational… will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby

 

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.

 

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

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

★★★★ ‘A compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.’  Edinburgh Festival Magazine

 

Must Watch – The Black is the Color of my Voice trailer

 

The show has toured the UK nationally to standing ovations and played sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh and the West End of London.

 

Age Guidence: 12+ (references to violence and racism).

By Apphia Campbell

Performed by Nicholle Cherrie

Presented by James Seabright.

 

If you love Drama, see what else we have coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre this season HERE

 

Show information

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70 Mins (no interval)
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Ticket Prices

£25

Reviews

‘Breathtaking… a lyrical gift’

- Sydney Theatre Reviews

‘Moving portrayal of determination and survival.’

- Times

‘A compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.’

- Ed Festival Magazine

‘Never have I seen an audience so captivated as when Apphia Campbell took the stage. If I could give Black is the Color of my Voice ten stars, I would… Exquisite.’

- Voice

Black Is The Color of My Voice