Barber Shop Chronicles at Roundhouse
One day. Six cities. A thousand stories.
Following two sell-out runs at the National Theatre and a world tour, Inua Ellams’ acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles comes to the Roundhouse this summer, London’s most iconic in-the-round performance space.
Newsroom, political platform, local hotspot, confession box, preacher-pulpit and football stadium. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.
Directed by Olivier award-winning director Bijan Sheibani and designed by Rae Smith (War Horse), Barber Shop Chronicles is a heart-warming, hilarious and insightful new play that leaps from a barber shop in Peckham to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra over the course of a single day.
Performances take place at:
Chalk Farm Road
London NW1 8EH
Group rates are available
To book, please call the NT Box Office on 020 7452 3000
TICKETS: For this production e-tickets will be issued by email from the Roundhouse on the day of performance. You can then either print your e-tickets in advance or display them on your phone at the venue. By purchasing tickets you are agreeing to have your details shared with the Roundhouse to enable ticket delivery via email.
Don’t miss this ‘joyous and life-affirming’ (Independent) smash-hit, beginning 18 July for strictly limited season at the Roundhouse, in the heart of vibrant Camden.
Co-commissioned by Fuel and the National Theatre. Development funded by Arts Council England with the support of Fuel, National Theatre Studio, Leeds Playhouse, The Binks Trust, British Council ZA, Oran Mor and A Play, a Pie and a Pint.
You can also see Barber Shop Chronicles on a UK Tour - details will be posted here shortly.
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