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Black is the Colour of My Voice - a play inspired by the life of Nina Simone

About the event

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live.
Apphia Campbell’s acclaimed play follows the successful jazz 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 of Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell’s show, follows sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and in the West End of London.

Written and directed by Apphia Campbell
Performed by Florence Odumosu

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Lawrence Batley Theatre

Queen's Square Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP

01484 430528

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