Ustinov Studio

Black is the Color of my Voice

Written and Directed by Apphia Campbell Performed by Florence Odumosu
  • 30 March - 1 April
Black is the Color of my Voice

Event Information

Evenings 8pm
Matinee Thursday 3pm

Running time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Wed 30 Mar — Fri 1 Apr

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, and featuring many of her most iconic songs performed live. Apphia Campbell’s internationally acclaimed 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.

★★★★ “Moving portrayal of determination and survival” Times

★★★★★“Nothing short of sensational… will make you cheer for her, smile with her and then sting your eyes with tears” Broadway Baby

Recommended for ages 12+

Matinee Thursday 31 March 3pm

Evenings 8pm

Tickets £20.50 / £16.50 discounts

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies

The Ustinov foyer and bar are open from one hour prior to the performance.

Doors open approximately 15 minutes prior to the performance unless otherwise stated.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets CAN  be shown on smartphones or tablets upon entry

The Box Office at the Ustinov Studio is open from approximately 30 minutes prior to each performance.

There is a lift from the Foyer to the Stalls level of the Ustinov Studio. Access to the Circle level is by stair access only.

Full terms and conditions for ticket bookings can be found here