Theatre Friday 13 October, 2017 8:00pm


Inspired by the life of Nina Simone


Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Apphia Campbell embarks on her debut UK tour.

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.


Written and performed by Apphia Campbell

Directed by Arran Hawkins and Nate Jacobs


Age recommendation 12 +


Dinner & show offer

Enjoy an evening at Bridport Art Centre’s Pantry Restaurant.

*A pre Show Supper is available with this event* 

The menus will be published alongside the event two weeks before the show. Vegetarian options available.

There will be an option to add your supper to your cart when you book the event. 

£14.95 two course /£17.95 three course 


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

The Times

Apphia Campbell is nothing short of sensational… she will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears

Broadway Baby

A compelling and heartbreaking story, punctuated with bursts of song.

Ed Festival Magazine

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