• The Siege – UK tour in 2015

    The Siege – UK tour in 2015

    May 2002. Spring in Bethlehem. A group of armed men seek sanctuary in one of the world’s holiest sites as the Israeli army closes in with helicopters, tanks and snipers. Along...

  • Cultural resistance – across Palestine

    Cultural resistance – across Palestine

    During the summer our hearts and minds were focused on Gaza. As Israeli bombs were raining down on the besieged population, causing unimaginable horror to countless civilians,...

  • New play: Power/Poison

    New play: Power/Poison

    Three young brothers are home alone. Their father has left and promised to return but after some time the boys begin to wonder if he is ever coming back. The brothers are face...

  • New play: Atuwani

    New play: Atuwani

    Following the success of Our Sign is the Stone, based on stories from the village Nabi Saleh, The Freedom Theatre returns to Area C to document the life and resistance of peop...

  • Freedom Films to be screened at international festivals

    Freedom Films to be screened at international festivals

    We are very happy to announce that three of our five Freedom Films have been accepted to international film festivals. This autumn, The Racer and Maybe will be screened at the...

Theatre News

Artists of Resistance


In November, The Freedom Theatre is coming to New York, Dearborn/Detroit and the Bay Area. Nabil Al-Raee, Artistic Director, and Alia Alrosan, Theatre School student, will participate in a range of meetings and events. Earlier this year, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. presented Al-Raee as part of a panel discussion entitled World Stages: Recasting Home, Conflict, Refugees, and Theater. In ... Read More »

‘Atuwani’ tours West Bank


The Freedom Theatre’s new production, Atuwani opened in Jenin on October 14th and will soon embark on a tour to villages, towns and refugee camps across the West Bank; among them of course Atuwani where two performances will be held. The play follows extensive research and interviews with community members, with a special focus on the women who play a central role in Atuwani’s struggle. It is ... Read More »

Eid Mubarak!

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Happy Eid al Adha to all those who are celebrating! Eid al Adha is the feast of sacrifice and commemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to God. This festival also marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.     Read More »

Palestinian film director denied entry to Sweden

Mohammed Moawia

Mohammed Hajibrahim, coordinator of the multimedia department of the world-renowned The Freedom Theatre in Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank, was invited to participate in the 2014 Malmö Arab Film Festival but has been denied a visa to Sweden. Two of The Freedom Theatre’s films will be screened at the festival; Mr. Hajibrahim directs one of them, The Racer. ... Read More »