Halesworth Arts Festival

BLACK IS THE COLOUR OF MY VOICE

Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7:30 pm

& SOUL SESSIONS CABARET,
INSPIRED BY THE LIFE OF NINA SIMONE & PERFORMED BY APPHIA CAMPBELL

Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and   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.
The evening includes Soul Sessions, Apphia’s cabaret show paying tribute to Nina Simone’s phenomenal career.

Directed by Arran Hawkins and Nate Jacobs