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Nina: A Story about Me and Nina Simone

Riksteatern in association with Unity Theatre Nina: A Story about Me and...

Tue Oct 16, 2018

£25

Riksteatern in association with Unity Theatre

Nina: A Story about Me and Nina Simone

Devised by Dritëro Kasapi & Josette Bushell-Mingo

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 the life of Nina Simoneand her own extraordinary career.

Touching upon the 1960’s 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.

★★★★★ “‘Josette Bushell-Mingo brilliantly channels both Nina Simone’s musicianship and anger at racism” – The Scotsman

★★★★ “A searing tribute restarts Simone’s revolution” – The Guardian

★★★★ “searing one-woman show pushes the boundaries of theatre” – The Stage

★★★★ “Josette Bushell-Mingo blows the roof off with this searing look at the life of Nina Simone” – Time Out London

DATES: Tue 16 & Wed 17 Oct, 8pm

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