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West Bank tour of ‘Jinan’ starts today!

The production of Jinan began in February 2018 and had eight performance at The Freedom Theatre in the same month. This is the second performance schedule for the play, touring around West Bank this time to reach more communities and audiences in Palestine. Jinan is based on the world famous Swedish children’s book Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren. Jinan is a young Palestinian ... Read More »

Fourth annual Summer Camp at The Freedom Theatre

Last Sunday, the fourth annual summer camp started at The Freedom Theatre. For two weeks, 45 children from Jenin refugee camp and surrounding areas are joining the daily activities at the theatre and occasional trips in the wider Jenin area. The camp started with a word of welcome by Nabil, our artistic director, who is also overseeing the artistic and educational content of ... Read More »

Ramadan cultural activities come to an end…Eid celebrations about to begin!

Following the success of last year’s Ramadan events, we organised and hosted some performances, musical shows and film screenings for children, youth and adults in Jenin. As the end of the holy month of Ramadan now approaches, we look back at these cultural events. To get an impression of last weeks’ activities at The Freedom Theatre, read the short summary below! Music for ... Read More »

Ahmed Tobasi in the spotlight!

Ahmed, you have been on a world tour with your play And Here I Am, and you have been to very different countries – Egypt, Norway, Emirates, Zimbabwe, Great-Britain… Can you tell us something about your experience, taking your play abroad? “I think it’s interesting to be invited, especially with this production, because it’s not a classic play or a ... Read More »

Ramadan activities at The Freedom Theatre

Ramadan Kareem to everyone, from Jenin Camp! Last year, The Freedom Theatre offered a series of cultural events throughout Ramadan. Following this great success, this year we will again organise several events to celebrate this special month. Every Tuesday afternoon, we will screen a movie for children. On Thursday nights, after iftar (the meal that breaks the fast), we’re planning cultural family ... Read More »