'Blue/Orange' Is a Play About Black Men’s Mental Health, Brought to Life by a Former DJ

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Christopher, a young black Londoner, has reached day 28 of his detention at a psychiatric hospital and wants to go home. His bags are packed. Problem is, he thinks oranges are blue and that Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is his father. His doctor, Bruce, wants to keep him in, afraid that his delusions are pointing to a more serious, psychotic mental illness. But the senior consultant, Robert, believes that Christopher's problems are ethnocentric, that he'll be fine...

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