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New white comedy show brings laughter to Jenin!

Graduates of the The Freedom Theatre’s acting school, Faisal Abualheja and Alaa Shehada spent the first half of 2018 touring in the UK with renowned political comedian Mark Thomas. They devised and performed ‘Showtime from the Frontline‘, a comedy show about a comedy show, one that demonstrates the radical power of giving a voice to the voiceless, all over the UK with almost ... Read More »

Cairo International Theatre Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre

The Freedom Theatre is excited to represent Palestine at the 25th Cairo International Theatre Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre. Graduates from the 3rd generation of the theatre school will present two performances of Return to Palestine between 20th & 30th September in Cairo. Since its opening, this production has toured all over the West Bank and performed at several international ... Read More »

The Professional Theatre School – applications now open!

And September sees the launch of The Freedom Theatre’s Professional Theatre School. After a year and half hiatus, we have opened registrations for the next cohort of aspiring actors to join our theatre programme. The Freedom Theatre offers an intensive educational program in theatre, with a focus on acting, devising and the concept of cultural resistance. The Theatre School is the ... Read More »

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 »