Black Is The Color Of My Voice

Thursday 22th September

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live.


Apphia Campbell’s acclaimed one woman 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.

Following sell-out seasons in Shanghai, New York, Edinburgh, and in the West End of London, Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell brings her acclaimed play to Wolverhampton Grand for one night only.

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone and featuring excerpts from many of her most iconic songs performed live, including: Feeling Good, I Put a Spell on You, The Look of Love, Mississippi Goddamn, I Love You Porgy, Wild is the Wind and See-Line Woman.

A word from our programming team: We cannot wait for you to see this acclaimed and powerful performance which has enjoyed standing ovations all over the world. Please note that the show features a simple set and a cast of one.