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The Freedom Theatre stages original theatre productions that reflect, comment upon and challenge the realities of contemporary Palestinian society, while exploring various forms of artistic expressions. Our productions include Return to Palestine, The Siege, Suicide Note from Palestine, Power/Poison and adaptations of Animal Farm, Alice in Wonderland, Men in the Sun, The Island and The Caretaker.

A Skate play in Palestine!

We’re excited to announce the joint production of a skate play in Palestine with Eyes Up Here Productions LLC from the US and The Freedom Theatre. This unprecedented theatrical experience aims to socially engage youth in public skateparks worldwide. Currently, the team are in Jayyous, Palestine rehearsing and hope to showcase this original skate-theatre production by providing a playful, innovative platform for ... Read More »

Untitled. 70th Nakba?!

How to make a play about the Nakba, after 70 years of struggle, re-telling the story to one other and to the rest of the world? In this new production, Artistic Director Nabil Al-Raee went on a challenging journey together with 3 actors. They wanted to make a play based on facts about the Nakba whilst being critical about the story (or stories?) ... Read More »


Jinan is a free spirited, unusual young girl. She is financially independent since she owns a sackful of gold pieces. She is both cheeky and kind, she can carry a horse and she can outlift the strongest man in the world. Where did Jinan come from? Jinan is based on the world famous Swedish children’s book Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren. Jinan is a young ... Read More »

The Siege

April 2002. Spring in Bethlehem. A group of armed men seek sanctuary in one of the world’s holiest sites as the Israeli army closes in with helicopters, tanks and snipers. Along with the fighters are some 200 priests, nuns and civilians. The siege lasts for 39 days, paralysing the center of Bethlehem and keeping tens of thousands under curfew. Inside the Church of Nativity the ... Read More »

Images from the life of Ghassan Kanafani

‘Images from the life of Ghassan Kanafani’ is built around some of the central characters in Kanafani’s writings, which represent different generations of Palestinian society. Thereby the play becomes an introduction to Kanafani’s literature as well as to the history of Palestine and the current situation. Ghassan Kanafani is an iconic figure in the Palestinian struggle for liberation. His novels, including Men in the Sun, All That’s ... Read More »