Black Is the Color of My Voice

Theatre (music, solo show)

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  • Gilded Balloon Teviot - Wine Bar
  • 16:00
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Apphia Campbell presented by James Seabright and Play The Spotlight
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Apphia Campbell's solo show inspired by the life of Nina Simone. Direct from sold-out West End season. 'Goes beyond impersonation' **** (Times). 'Nothing short of sensational' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Compelling... heartbreaking' **** (EdFestMag.com).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Access to the performance space is via stairs or lift then there is level access into the venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 22 days ago

In this eye-opening, frank and deeply moving account of the life of Nina Simone, Apphia Campbell’s stunning performance feels wholly authentic. We move from Simone’s early love and discovery of music, to her ambition of becoming the first black concert pianist. Much of the writing is interspersed with Simone’s music;...

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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 25 days ago

In Black is the Color of My Voice, Apphia Campbell tells the story of Nina Simone, the legendary singer-songwriter who died in 2003. In this one-woman show, Campbell performs as the music icon, recounting Simone’s religious upbringing and her ambition to be the first black concert pianist, despite her mother’s...

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