a World Premiere by Amy Evans
featuring Joy Jones as Nina Simone
Inspired by untold, true events in the life of R&B legend Nina Simone. It’s 1962 and Nina and her band are holed up from a snowstorm in a greasy spoon somewhere in North Carolina. As tempers flare and secrets surface, it seems the waitress at this small-town diner may soon bear witness to life-changing decisions. Suddenly, the door swings open, and the famous outsiders discover they’re truly in unfriendly territory. A sharply drawn, exciting new play that intimately portrays a cultural icon and the turbulent era during which she rose to fame. Directed by Reginald Douglas.
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90 minutes. The Champion contains occasional adult language and themes and is recommended for ages 13+.
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MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY
Lead show sponsor Sandy Edwards and show sponsors Amp Sign & Banner, Peter and Anne Leer and Steve and Linda Nelson.