Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical
Celebrating Black History Month
This February, George Street Playhouse looks back on the 2019 production of LITTLE GIRL BLUE: THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL written by and starring Laiona Michelle. Called "captivating and haunting" by The Star-Ledger, this exuberant premiere revealed a life in between the black and white keys—a passionate journey told through music of American icon Nina Simone.
STATE OF THE ARTS produced a story on the creation of the show. Meet creator and star Laiona Michelle, director Devanand Janki & Music Director Mark Fifer as they discuss the piece and how the legendary Nina Simone's life, words, and music inspired this piece of theatre.Watch Now