Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone
Backed by a brilliant band, Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo (Disney’s The Lion King) mixes story and song as she draws together tales from Nina Simone’s life and her own extraordinary career. Touching upon the 1960s civil rights movement and drawing into parallel the struggles of the civil rights movement today.
Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. She was the consummate musical storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment and love through a magnificent body of work.
“Searing tribute restarts Simone’s revolution”
LYN GARDNER, THE GUARDIAN
“Quite simply, outstanding theatre”
“Bushell-Mingo is remarkable”
LIVERPOOL ARTS SCENE
“A thrilling, sometimes spine-tingling experience…catch it while you can”
BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE