Barber Shop Chronicles
One day. Six cities. A thousand stories.
Newsroom, political platform, local hot spot, confession box, preacher-pulpit and football stadium. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world.
This dynamic new play leaps from a barber shop in London to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.
Barber Shop Chronicles is Inua Ellams’ third play at the National, following the exhilarating The 14th Tale and Black T-Shirt Collection.
Limited ticket availablity for the current run until 8 July (£20 Friday Rush tickets and £15 Day Tickets available).
Barber Shop Chronicles will return to the National Theatre in November. Tickets are on sale now.
Also playing at West Yorkshire Playhouse 12 – 29 July (link opens in a new window)
Co-commissioned by Fuel and the National Theatre. Development funded by Arts Council England with the support of Fuel, National Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Binks Trust, British Council ZA, Òran Mór and A Play, a Pie and a Pint.