Extra week added for For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy by Ryan Calais CameronPublished on Wed 20 Apr 2022
Due to popular demand, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy by Ryan Calais Cameron in association with New Diorama Theatre and Nouveau Riche will extend until Saturday 7 May 2022.
“I found a king in me and now I love you
I found a king in you and now I love me”
Father figures and fashion tips. Lost loves and jollof rice. African empires and illicit sex. Good days and bad days. Six young Black men meet for group therapy, and let their hearts – and imaginations – run wild.
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For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, inspired by Ntozake Shange’s seminal work For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, is located on the threshold of joyful fantasy and brutal reality: a world of music, movement, storytelling and verse – where six men clash and connect in a desperate bid for survival.
For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy was originally commissioned by New Diorama Theatre, co-commissioned by Boundless Theatre.