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WORLD STAGES: Barber Shop Chronicles

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Human Journey Theater

Set in barbershops in Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos, Accra, and London, Barber Shop Chronicles welcomes you into this unique, intimate community where African men gather to discuss the world and their lives. Directed by Bijan Sheibani

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Set in barbershops in Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos, Accra, and London, Barber Shop Chronicles welcomes you into this unique, intimate community where African men gather to discuss the world and their lives. These are places where the banter can be barbed but the truth is always telling. Following its critically acclaimed run at the Royal National Theatre in London, this “funny and joyous but equally poignant” play (The Guardian) will warm your heart. Directed by Bijan Sheibani. In English.

Recommended for age 14 and up.


Join us for Lab PerForum: 
A series of public discussions and workshops with artists from the Kennedy Center's WORLD STAGES.


Friday, November 30 | 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University
FREE and open to the public.

The Lab PerForum series provides intimate access to leading theater artists from around the world through panels, discussions, and interactive workshops. Through a partnership with the Kennedy Center’s WORLD STAGESThe Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics’ signature approach offers rare insight into the artistic approaches and social contexts of work from artists around the world who are using theater to engage the most pressing issues of our time.

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Barber Shop Chronicles at The Kennedy Center