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For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy
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For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy

Musicals
Drama
Olivier Winner
Critics' Choice
29 Feb 2024 - 04 May 2024
2 hours 35 mins including interval
Strictly for 15+
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Why Watch For Black Boys…?

  • Attend the West End premiere of For Black Boys..., which tackles the challenges of being a Black man in Britain and gain crucial insight into their lives.
  • The award-winning play is moving to the Garrick Theatre for a very limited six-week run after selling out stints at the Royal Court Theatre and New Diorama Theatre.
  • Purchase For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy tickets right away to watch this moving and poignant show.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

Tickets

For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy tickets are available now! Buy your For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy tickets now to avoid missing out on this moving play.

Ryan Calais Cameron is the writer and director of the play For Black Boys. John Pfumojena is in charge of the music, Theophilus O. Bailey-Godson handles the movement direction, and Rory Beaton creates the set and costume designs. For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy, examines the traumatic experiences of black men in Britain, including the pressure to maintain a manly image, severe and routine harassment by the police, and discussions of identity.

The Story

In the play, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, six young Black males in group therapy let their fantasies and passions roam free. They talk about their good and bad days. They speak of their experiences and hopes, covering everything under the sun from father figures to fashion tips, from lost loves to Jollof rice, from forbidden sex to African empires. These men interact and come together and explore the world of music, dance, poetry, and stories to live. These nuanced revelations, which straddle the line between joyful dreams and terrible reality, prompt crucial dialogue. Book your For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy tickets now and take a peek into their universe.

Show Timings

  • Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 7:30 PM
  • Thurs & Sat: 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Direction: Ryan Calais Cameron
  • Music: John Pfumojena, movement direction by Theophilus O. Bailey-Godson

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This show is recommended for ages 15+.
  • This play features disturbing elements like racism, suicide, racial slurs, and themes of violence, death, and bereavement, among others.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your For Black Boys... musical voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Garrick Theatre

The Garrick Theatre was named in honor of the influential English actor, theatre manager, playwright, and producer David Garrick, whose impact reverberated through European theatre in the 18th century. Situated on Charing Cross Road, it was inaugurated in 1889 with Arthur Wing Pinero's 'The Profligate.' Over 30 years since its inception, the Garrick Theatre continues to showcase stellar productions, featuring plays like Bonnie & Clyde, Orlando, and Mind Mangler.

Seating Capacity: 735

Garrick Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 2 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0HH, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is the Leicester Square tube station.

Bus: The theatre is accessible by 24, 29, and 176 from Charing Cross Road and 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 23, 24, 87, 88, 91, 139, and 453 from Trafalgar Square.

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Shop

Accessibility: Accessible toilets, Access performances, Hearing assistance, Ramps and Wheelchair spaces

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security, all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Garrick Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formal are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

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For Black Boys... musical tickets do not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children of 15 and above. Children under 4 years of age will not be allowed.

How long does For Black Boys... musical run for?

The running time of For Black Boys... musical is 2 hours and 35 minutes including interval.

What is For Black Boys... musical tickets about?

For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy is a play about the lives of six men and the struggles they have to face due to the colour of their skin.

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Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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