Apphia Campbell

Black Is The Color Of My Voice

Apphia Campbell's solo inspired by the life of Nina Simone. Back for six shows only following a Pick of Week award-winning 2023 Adelaide premiere.

★★★★★ 'Campbell shimmers with passion… her interpretation of Simone’s songs is rich' Barefoot Review

★★★★★ 'Nothing short of sensational... she will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears' BroadwayBaby.com

★★★★  'Campbell may wear Simone's trademark head wrap but her performance goes beyond impersonation' Times

★★★★ 'Compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song' Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

★★★★ 'Commanding performance laden with emotional conviction. A must for Nina Simone fans and anyone who appreciates quality theatre' Clothesline

★★★★★ 'Absolutely captivating' Musical Theatre Review

Theatre and Physical Theatre • Music
International

Mon, 11 Mar - Sun, 17 Mar

75 min

Main Theatre at Adelaide College of the Arts

$30 to $35

PG

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Reviews

  • Well-crafted and brilliantly executed… it would be difficult to find a better one-woman show than this - Stage Talk

  • Campbell embodies her character with the brilliance, strength and resilience Simone has come to symbolize. - Theatre and Tonic

  • The closing sensational performance of Feeling Good allows us to leave the theatre with joy in our hearts and rebel songs on our lips - The Skinny

  • Campbell’s emotion-driven yet perfectly controlled vocals more than satisfy our inevitable anticipation of a much loved classic. - A Youngish Perspective

  • If there was a top 10 list of best ever Fringe shows, this production would be on it! - Theatre Weekly

Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts

  • Well-crafted and brilliantly executed… it would be difficult to find a better one-woman show than this - Stage Talk

  • Campbell embodies her character with the brilliance, strength and resilience Simone has come to symbolize. - Theatre and Tonic

  • The closing sensational performance of Feeling Good allows us to leave the theatre with joy in our hearts and rebel songs on our lips - The Skinny

  • Campbell’s emotion-driven yet perfectly controlled vocals more than satisfy our inevitable anticipation of a much loved classic. - A Youngish Perspective

  • If there was a top 10 list of best ever Fringe shows, this production would be on it! - Theatre Weekly

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