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Barber Shop Chronicles

By Inua Ellams
Setting: 
Six different barber shops in London, Lagos, Johannesburg, Accra, Kampala and Harare
Cast total: 
12
Male cast: 
12

Synopsis

Explores themes of black masculinity

Original production

Opening night: 
30/05/2017
Company:
 
Original Cast:
Fisayo Akinade Samuel
Hammed Animanshaun Wallace / Timothy / Mohammed / Tinashe
Peter Bankole Kwabena / Brian / Fabrice / Olawale
Maynard Eziashi Musa / Andile / Mensah
Simon Manyonda Tanaka / Fiifi
Patrice Naiambana Tokunbo / Paul / Simphiwe
Cyril I Nri Emmanuel
Kwami Odoom Ethan
Sule Rimi Elnathan / Benjamin / Dwain
Abdul Salis Kwame / Simon / Wole
David Webber Abram / Ohene / Sizwe
Anthony Welsh Winston / Shoni
Production Team:
Fiona Bardsley Deputy Stage Manager
Wendy Spon Casting
Rae Smith Designer
Chris Lake Prop Supervisor
Bijan Sheibani Director
Andrew Speed Stage Manager
Marc Brenner Production Photographer
Naomi Buchanan Brooks Assistant Stage Manager
Richard Eustace Production Manager
Aline David Movement Director
Michael Henry Musical Director
Dave Cotton Construction Supervisor
Renata Hill Wigs, Hair & Make-up Supervisor
Lee Harrington Stage Supervisor
Sian Willis Prop Buyer
Kate Greaves Lighting Programmer
Rebecca Johnston Prop Buyer
Ben Vernon Sound Operator
Phillip / Phil Horsburgh Rigging Supervisor
Kev McCurdy Fight Director
Daina Ennis Scenic Art Supervisor
Lydia Crimp Costume Supervisor
Hazel Holder Dialect Coach
Jack Knowles Lighting Designer
Gareth Fry Sound Designer
Sarah Weltman Sound and Video Supervisor
Surenee Chan Somchit Assistant Stage Manager
Michael Harpur Lighting Supervisor
Fran Miller Project Producer (NT)
Stella Odunlami Staff Director
Peter Atakpo Barber Consultant
Charmian Hoare Company Voice Work
Ros Brooke-Taylor Project Producer (NT)
Kate McGrath Producer (Fuel)
Harriet Mackie Producer (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Natalie McCormack Project Draughting / Digital Art
Sebastian Born Dramaturg
Tom Lyons Dramaturg
Mimi Poskitt Producer (West Yorkshire Playhouse)