What makes Black Is The Color Of My Voice stand out from the crowd is Apphia Campbell’s performance which is multi-layered, dynamic and assured and, when she’s singing, spine-tingling.
Black Is the Color of My Voice, inspired by Nina Simone and written and performed by Fringe First winner Apphia Campbell, is now available globally via Stream Theatre until Sunday 18 July 2021.
Four more acclaimed productions from Olivier Award-winning producer James Seabright will stream globally over the next month via Stream Theatre, running from 1 to 25 July 2021. The four critically acclaimed shows were curated by Seabright and filmed last month before socially distanced audiences at east London’s Wilton’s Music Hall, the oldest surviving Grand Music Hall in the world. The streaming season comprises: multi-award-winning …
Apphia Campbell triumphs in Black is the Color of My Voice at Gilded Balloon Teviot. A riveting show inspired by the life and music of Nina Simone and featuring songs such as ‘I Put a Spell On You’ and ‘Feeling Good’.
The “High Priestess of Soul” Nina Simone was born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, North Caroline in 1933, the sixth of eight children. Though she passed away, aged 70, in 2003, she lives on musically with her enduring standards including “I Put a Spell on You”.
Ryan Craig’s brand-new comedy about modern millennial romance, Games for Lovers, gets its world premiere this summer in a bespoke pop-up space at The Vaults, one of three shows produced by James Seabright running at the Waterloo venue this summer.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 7 July 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will be celebrating the life and legacy of Nina Simone at Black Is the Color of My Voice with writer-performer Apphia Campbell. Got any questions?