Black Superhero Tickets

Royal Court Theatre, London
Booking to 29 April 2023
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Daniel Evans directs actor and writer Danny Lee Wynter’s debut play, coming to the Royal Court for a limited season.

Black Superhero is a brutal, unflinching and funny portrait of one man’s life spiralling out of control, in an age where our idols are Kings and our superheroes Gods.

A talented cast includes US star Dyllón Burnside (Pose, Dahmer – Monster), Olivier Award nominee Danny Lee Wynter, Avenue 5’s Eloka Ivo, and Line of Duty’s Rochenda Sandall.

Black Superhero runs at the Royal Court Theatre in London from 16 March to 29 April 2023.

What's the story of Black Superhero?

David is in love with King. But King is a superhero.  After an unexpected encounter David plunges himself into a world of sex, drugs and hero worship in the hope of being rescued, until fantasy and reality merge with devastating consequences.  

Who is in the cast of Black Superhero?

The cast includes Dyllón Burnside (Pose, Dahmer – Monster), Danny Lee Wynter, Eloka Ivo, Rochenda Sandall, Ben Allen, Dominic Holmes, and Ako Mitchell.

Who are the creative team of Black Superhero?

Black Superhero is written by Danny Lee Wynter, who is an Olivier Award nominated actor for The Normal Heart at the National Theatre. This is his debut play.

Direction is by Daniel Evans, the multi-award winning actor and director who is currently Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre, and forthcoming Co-Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Black Superhero is designed by Joanna Scotcher, with costume design is by Kinnetia Isidore, lighting design by Ryan Day, sound design by Tingying Dong, movement direction by Gerrard Martin, and intimacy co-ordination by Yarit Dor. Matthew IIiffe is assistant director, Zoe Thomas-Webb is associate costume designer and costume supervisor.

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 29 April 2023
Running time
To be confirmed
Performance days
Evenings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.

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Important Notes

Access Performances: Captioned: Wed 12 April, Weds 19 April at 7.30pm & Wed 27 April at 2.30pm; Audio Described: Sat 29 April at 2.30pm (Touch Tour at 1pm); Relaxed: Sat 22 April at 2.30pm

Venue Information

Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London, SW1W 8AS
Nearest Tube or Train: Sloane Square (Circle Line, District Line)
Nearest Buses: 19, 22, 319, C1, N19, N22, 137, 452

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