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A new visual identity

After ten years, The Freedom Theatre enters a new chapter. We mark the beginning of our second decade with a new visual identity. The mask We chose a mask to keep with the traditional theatrical theme that has been a feature of our past logos. The right eye and nose together make up the word “free” in Arabic, to be ... Read More »

Senior staff member and student prohibited from travelling abroad

The Freedom Theatre senior staff member Mustafa Sheta was recently denied exit by Israeli border authorities to attend a visa appointment at the US Embassy in Amman. Third-year acting student Osama Al Azzeh was denied entry by Jordanian border authorities to participate in community theatre performances in refugee camps.  “These incidents testify to the numerous levels of oppression that we Palestinians are subjected ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre’s new board of directors and annual plan

The Freedom Theatre’s staff look forward to a close and fruitful cooperation with our new board of directors! The board was elected at the general assembly on May 26 and consists of: Abed Zubeidi Bilal Al-Saadi, Chairperson Ibrahim Abu Khalifa Ibrahim Radwan Ramada, Secretary of the artistic committee Imad Abu Hantash, Vice chairperson Ghassan Tirawi Mohamed Rizzi Omar Kabeya, Treasurer Shireen ... Read More »

Deconstructing borders: a theatrical call for Palestinian unification and return

Ashtar Theatre and The Freedom Theatre are embarking on a joint journey to perform and hold workshops in Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. The cooperation between the two theatres will combine the interactive and community theatre specialities of The Freedom Theatre and Ashtar Theatre into an action of solidarity to call for the unification of Palestinians and the right of the refugees ... Read More »

Return to Palestine

Return to Palestine centres around Jad, a Palestinian born in America, who goes to Palestine for the first time in his life. Wanting to know more about his people and identity, he finds out that reality is very different from what he has seen in the news. Return to Palestine is directed by Micaela Miranda and devised together with the ensemble of the ... Read More »