Black Is The Color Of My Voice Announced For York Opera House

James Seabright presents

Black Is The Color Of My Voice

Written and directed by Apphia Campbell

GRAND OPERA HOUSE YORK

Monday 26 September 2022

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.

This extensive national tour follows sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and in the West End of London.