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‘The Siege’ performed at The Skirball Center, New York in October

THE SIEGE  US Premiere October 12-22, Tuesday to Saturday at 19:30; Sunday at 15:00 NYU Skirball The Siege is a passionate retelling of the story of the 2002 siege of Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, during the height of the second Intifada. Drawn from interviews with survivors, it is told from the point of view of some of the armed Palestinian fighters who ... Read More »

Summer camp!

It’s summer camp time at The Freedom Theatre! Over 40 kids aged 8-12 and volunteers from The Freedom Theatre, the Jenin community and from abroad have begun a three-week adventure with creative activities including theatre, painting, photography, dabke and English through games and songs. Trips to nearby forests and swimmingpools is also on the agenda. This summer camp of fun, ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre launches new theatre clubs

“I have been waiting for the opportunity because I love acting and I would love to become an actor, I love the stage and I want to know more, I want to improve myself” – Participant in The Freedom Theatre club We’re excited to be starting new theatre clubs for youth in Zebabde and Yaabad, and a theatre club for children ... Read More »

Stage management training at The Freedom Theatre

The Freedom Theatre will soon launch a training program in stage management, where participants will learn stage management in theory and practice, and provide logistical support during cultural events and performances, especially during rehearsal periods. Stage managers have several key responsibilities and tasks to perform in each phase of a production, including: scheduling and running rehearsals. communicating the director’s wishes to designers and crafts people. ... Read More »

‘A Syrian Love Story’ screened at The Freedom Theatre

Comrades and lovers Amer and Raghda met in a Syrian prison cell 15 years ago. When director Sean McAllister first meets their family in 2009, Raghda is back in prison leaving Amer to look after their four boys; but as the Arab Spring sweeps the region, the family’s fate shifts irrevocably. Filmed over 5 years, award-winning ‘A Syrian Love Story’ ... Read More »