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‘Rehearsing Freedom’ wins Publishing Next Award for Best Illustrated Book of the Year in India!

And the award goes to:The Freedom Theatre and LeftWord Books! ‘Rehearsing Freedom: The Story of a Theatre in Palestine’, the most recent photography book extraordinaire, a true labour of love edited by Johanna Wallin and designed by Sherna Dastur, has won the Publishing Next Award for Best Illustrated Book of the Year! The Freedom Theatre’s latest title, ‘Rehearsing Freedom: The Story ... Read More »

Al-Harah Theatre presents ‘Eid with Farid’ at The Freedom Theatre

The Freedom Theatre recently welcomed Al-Harah Theatre from Beit Jala to perform their latest play, Eid with Farid. We had a full house with kids queuing for over an hour to make sure they got a front row seat! The story revolves around the family of Abu Fred, the mailman who delivers Christmas cards around the world while his wife is busy ... Read More »

‘And Here I Am’ comes to Palestine!

An epic journey of identity and self-discovery is coming to The Freedom Theatre stage, with actor Ahmed Tobasi in his work “And Here I Am“. This series of tragicomic episodes is vividly brought to life by award winning Iraqi writer Hassan Abulrazzak, transporting us to the heart of the hardships, struggles and contradictions of a young Palestinian man growing up under ... Read More »

Palestinian Performing Arts Network organises first conference of its kind, in Palestine!

The Palestinian Performing Arts Network (PPAN) organised its first conference, focusing on ‘The impact of arts on communities’, the first of its kind in Palestine. It was held in the Palestinian Red Crescent Society in Ramallah from 29th November – 1st December. The Freedom Theatre, as as member of PPAN, participated in this conference and Mustafa Sheta, General Secretary TFT, ... Read More »