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Return to Palestine performed in Nablus – and in Kuwait!

Return to Palestine is based on extensive story-gathering through playback theatre with the communities engaged in The Freedom Theatre’s annual Freedom Ride. The play includes stories from Jenin refugee camp and city, Fasayel, Dheisheh refugee camp, Mufaqara and Gaza. In a sarcastic, comic and tragic style, the actors create the physical and emotional space they live in with their bodies on a very small stage – ... Read More »

New issue of Voices youth magazine

The new edition of our youth magazine, Voices, is out! This issue is focused on the subject of Palestinian political prisoners and the recent hunger strike for freedom and dignity. Included are artwork from the exhibition ‘Freedom of Expression’ presented by participants in The Freedom Theatre’s cartoon workshop led by artist Mohammad Sabaaneh.   With Voices, The Freedom Theatre opens ... Read More »

Freedom of Expression: exhibition at The Freedom Theatre

Freedom of Expression, an exhibition presented by The Freedom Theatre, is the outcome of a workshop with artist Mohammad Saba’aneh who has worked with The Freedom Theatre’s multimedia team to open the world of cartoon and caricature painting to young people in Jenin. Freedom of expression is a crucial topic as censorship and attacks on journalists, activists and artists are ... 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 »