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Rehearsing Freedom: The Story of a Theatre in Palestine

The Freedom Theatre’s latest title, ‘Rehearsing Freedom: The Story of a Theatre in Palestine’ is a visual journey through the first ten years of the work and life of The Freedom Theatre. This volume presents, for the first time, the story of The Freedom Theatre in its own voice, through rare archival photographs and text. It is a precious record of multifarious ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre co-founder Zakaria Zubeidi back on full amnesty

Zakaria Zubeidi, co-founder of The Freedom Theatre, has been able to return to his home in Jenin refugee camp after spending four years in a Palestinian Authority prison in Ramallah as a consequence of his amnesty being revoked by the Israeli occupation. In early 2013, Zubeidi, head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades during the second Intifada and later a strong ... Read More »

Palestinian Prisoners Day

April 17 marks Palestinian Prisoners Day. Palestinian prisoners, across the political spectrum, have announced the launch of a collective hunger strike in Israeli prisons starting today, to address the wide range of human rights and humanitarian law violations faced by Palestinian prisoners and detainees, including women and children. The hunger strikers call for proper health care, education, phone access, family ... 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 »

Concert with Michael Dabroski

This Easter Sunday, The Freedom Theatre hosts acclaimed violinist and conductor Michael Dabroski, who is recognised for combining music and humanitarian issues in his performance and education projects. More information at www.dabroski.com. Concert with Michael Dabroski The Freedom Theatre, Sunday April 16 at 17:00 Read More »