For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy by Ryan Calais Cameron
Nominated for Best New Play at the 2023 Olivier Awards 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. Inspired by Ntozake Shange's essential work For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy is a profound and playful work, co-commissioned by Boundless Theatre, from multi-award-winning company Nouveau Riche and playwright Ryan Calais Cameron. For Black Boys... gained critical acclaim for the world premiere in October 2021 at New Diorama Theatre, before successfully transferring to London's Royal Court Theatre in March 2022. This edition was published to coincide with the West End production at the Apollo Theatre in March 2023.