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About Black is the Color of my Voice

Following sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh and at London’s Trafalgar Studios, Wilton’s Music Hall and Crazy Coqs, the Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell brings her acclaimed play with music to The Vaults for three weeks only.

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.

Run Time

1hr 15mins (no interval)

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Age

Recommended 12+

Nothing short of sensational…
Broadway Baby
Compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.
Edinburg Festival Magazine
Campbell may wear Simone's trademark head wrap, but her performance goes beyond impersonation.
The Times

The Vaults

Launcelot Street, London, SE1 7AD

Opening in June

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