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European Tour of ‘Return to Palestine’ – Autumn 2018!

We are excited to announce the European tour of Return to Palestine which will embark on a string of performances in Sweden, France and Luxembourg this autumn. This play was originally produced in 2016 and has been performed internationally at various festivals over the past two years. Earlier this month, our team travelled to Egypt to take part in the 25th International Theatre ... Read More »

Cultural Resistance Festival of Palestinian Theatre – 12th Anniversary event April 4-7

“My dream is that The Freedom Theatre will be the major force, cooperating with others in generating cultural resistance, carrying on it’s shoulders universal values of freedom and justice.” Juliano Mer Khamis  April is a month with profound meaning for The Freedom Theatre and for Jenin refugee camp. In April 2002, during the Battle of Jenin, residents of the camp managed to ... 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 »

Puppet show at The Freedom Theatre

On Thursday April 20 at 11:30, The Freedom Theatre presents ‘Beit Biut’, a puppet show written by Mohamed Farouj and directed by Firouz Nastas from Bethlehem. The play tells the story of Sami, who spends all day alone without playing with other children because he is in a wheelchair. Sami resorts to the imaginary world to learn about the Palestinian popular figures Hadidoun and Nasees. After several attempts ... Read More »

Stand-up Comedy at The Freedom Theatre

On Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30, The Freedom Theatre will present two stand-up comedy performances, with emerging Palestinian comedic talents. The performances are the outcome of an intensive workshop with British comedians Mark Thomas and Sam Beale, who have worked with young artists at The Freedom Theatre with the aim of establishing the first comedy club in Palestine. The shows are dedicated to the over ... Read More »