Theatre News

‘Raw theatrical power’ – The Siege in New York

On October 12, The Siege opened to a full house at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. It was, in the words of Aviva Stahl in The Village Voice, “a momentous cultural occasion: the entrance of a Palestinian theatre company onto the New York stage, performing a Palestinian work that hinges on the voices and political ... Read More »

‘The Siege’ at The Freedom Theatre, October 1-5

The Siege, The Freedom Theatre’s acclaimed artistic reflection on the 2002 siege on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, will once again be presented at the theatre in Jenin refugee camp before embarking on a string of performances at The Skirball Center in New York. The Siege is set in Bethlehem at the height of the second Intifada. While the ... Read More »

Cartoon exhibition at The Freedom Theatre

The Freedom Theatre, in cooperation with the International Cartoon Rights Network (CRNI) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), is honoured to invite you to the cartoon exhibition Freedom of Expression, on Saturday September 9 at 10:00-17:00. This exhibition is the result of a cartoon workshop with the artist and painter Mohammed Sabaaneh, organised by the multimedia team at The Freedom Theatre this summer. ... Read More »

Teacher-training study visit to Sweden

The Freedom Theatre’s training program in early childhood education relocated to Sweden, for a two-week intensive study visit to some of Stockholm’s most progressive preschools and leisure activities for children. Eight participants engaged in an intensive process of mutual learning and exchange of experiences between Palestinian and Swedish pedagogues. The Palestinian participants did their utmost to gain much as possible from ... Read More »