Theatre News

The Freedom Theatre’s new book out now!

The Freedom Theatre’s new book ‘Performing Cultural Resistance’ has now been published by LeftWord Books. This book, edited by Ola Johansson and Johanna Wallin, is a collection that documents the work of the theatre over the past decade. As said by LeftWord “This is as much a documentation of the work of The Freedom Theatre in its first ten years as it is ... Read More »

2018 International Women’s Day event in Nablus

March 8 marks International Women’s Day. The Consulate General of Sweden welcomes you to a joint cultural event with the Palestinian Performing Arts Network (PPAN) on 7 March at 12:00 at Nablus Manucipality Center – Hamdi Manko, in cooperation with The Freedom Theatre and local communities. The cultural event will highlight stories of Palestinian rural women through performances by The Edward Said National Conservatory of ... Read More »

‘The Emigrants’ performed in Jenin camp!

On 22 February, we welcomed the Yes Theatre from Hebron, to perform their latest production ‘The Emigrants’. The play is based on Slawomir Mrozek’s book ‘The Emigrants’, directed by Ihab Zahdeh and performed by Mohammed Al-Teeti & Raed Al-Shyoukhy. The play is set on New Years Eve; two emigrants, X and Y; one an intellectual and the other a labourer. ... Read More »

‘Jinan’ brings much needed relief to children in Jenin camp

On February 10, Jinan opened to a full house at The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Camp. The theatre, with a capacity of almost 200, saw a full-house for each of the eight shows it performed. The audience was overwhelmingly made up of children from schools in Jenin camp, as well as across Jenin city. In the words of Mays Assi who plays the title role ... Read More »