Black Boys

by Saga Collectif / Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (Toronto)

Presented with The Cultch

Jan 16 – 20, 8PM at The Cultch’s Historic Theatre

1895 Venables Street


Running Time:
135 Minutes, no intermission

Contains mature subject matter and full nudity
A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness. Three individuals seek a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world, subverting the ways in which gender, sexuality, and race are performed.

This show has a unique point of view, the guts to make it heard and a message that needs to be heard right now” — Toronto Star

As provocative as it is entertaining… a metatheatrical experience that’ll reinvigorate your love for live theatre” — The Reading Salon

Genre-defining… this is an exceptional, powerful, and quite delightful piece of work. I feel lucky and grateful to have been able to see it, and I predict you will be too” — Mooney on Theatre

There are transcendent moments where the ideas explode and lodge in the audience’s soul” — My Gay Toronto

I think this is probably the most important theatre production that I’ve seen all year. It had me on the edge of my seat, I was completely speechless after it was done but haven’t stopped talking about it since” — Amanda Parris, CBC Radio Q