For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy (West End)
Ends Jun 01 2h 35m
For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy (West End)
95

For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

95%
(544 Ratings)
Positive
98%
Mixed
1%
Negative
1%
Members say
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking

About the Show

The Olivier-Award nominated play about six black men in group therapy returns to the West End.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (94)

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86 Reviews | 3 Followers
100
Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like hard hitting important plays

Don't see it if No reason

200 Reviews | 38 Followers
100
Intense, Must see, Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you wanna see a mega hit of a show an emotional heart reaching but funny show

Don't see it if no reasons not to

54 Reviews | 3 Followers
100
Epic, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if -

Don't see it if +

122 Reviews | 7 Followers
97
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you want to be reminded of the absolute power of theatre. You feel the depth of every emotion through the stories of six black men.

Don't see it if you want an easy or traditional play. You don't care about the lives of others.

58 Reviews | 6 Followers
97
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you want to see the best play you've ever seen in your whole entire life x

Don't see it if you don't like theatre?!?!?!?!?!

155 Reviews | 5 Followers
90
Compassionate, Funny, Important, Art, Feels fresh

See it if you enjoy Insightful viewpoints on racial identity masculinity sexuality, as the performances delve well beneath the surface. Superb cast!

Don't see it if you are looking for standard stage play format.

60 Reviews | 2 Followers
90
Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to experience great story telling in a very clever way. Intense in places.

Don't see it if You’re after an ‘easy’ show experience.

108 Reviews | 12 Followers
83
Must see, Intense, Insipid, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see something that really investigates what it is to be a black male in the UK

Don't see it if You want flashy big theatre

Critic Reviews (17)

BroadwayWorld
March 8th, 2024

"...movement sequences and dance numbers are carefully woven into the script."
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All That Dazzles (UK)
March 8th, 2024

"...is a testament to progress made, and a reminder of the progress still to be made."
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London Theatre
March 8th, 2024

"...gut punch of a show remains a beautiful piece of theatre for all audiences..."
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The Arts Desk
March 9th, 2024

"exhilarating, moving show"
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
March 7th, 2024

“a joyful celebration of empowerment and healing”
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West End Best Friend
March 8th, 2024

"For Black Boys… is one such theatrical event. "
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Everything Theatre (UK)
March 9th, 2024

"A moving description of the challenges facing young Black men, told with energy and honesty."
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BroadwayWorld
April 2nd, 2023
For a previous production

"The play is shot through with humour as its preferred vehicle for making its points."
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