Event Type: digital
The Barbershop Chronicles

DATE:
Friday 15 May

TIME:
Anytime from now until Thursday 22 May

PRICE:

Free, donations are welcome.

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Thank you!

National Theatre at Home presents Inua Ellams’ acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles.

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, 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.

Find it here:

★★★★★
“Joyous. Brilliantly acted. Life-affirming.”
Independent

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