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Roots and Blossom Productions Presents My Nina Simone Trip – A Stage Play

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Roots and Blossom Productions presents the premiere of its stage play “My Nina Simone Trip”.

My Nina Simone Trip

A unique, engaging, intelligent, endearing and enjoyable production – “My Nina Simone Trip”, is a hallucinatory journey of the loves, passion, pain, anger and complexities of the inimitable music, art and life of Nina Simone, written and performed by international award-winning actress, writer and vocalist Ese Brume, a lifelong fan of Nina Simone, whose journey on this project started 14 years ago.

This small and intimate production is a bold and fresh embodiment of the intricacies of Ms Simone as known to her legions of fans across the globe.

Directed by – Najite Dede, Brume’s performance is a dense rendering of the many layers of Nina Simone’s complex, thorny, and byzantine life.


This one-woman show is a commemoration of Ms Simone, framed with her music (some of which have been adapted with a domestic flavour), against a tapestry of intense and dramatic narratives, which will have you spellbound for the one-hour duration and beyond!

It would be showing:

DATE: 14th December 2017 (Command Performance and Cocktail Reception)
VENUE: African Artist’s Foundation (AAF)
3B, Isola Oyekan, Off Adeleke Adedoyin, off Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time 7 pm
Gate: N 5000

DATE: Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December 2017
VENUE: The Park Theatre, Freedom Park
1, Hospital Road, off Broad street
Onikan Lagos.
Time 7 pm
GATE: N 2000

Read Also: Meet Ese Brume, The Sole Actress who tells the Nina Simone Story in “My Nina Simone Trip”

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