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‘And Here I Am’ wins Best Show in Sharm El Sheikh festival!

Huge congratulations to Ahmed Tobasi on his win in April 2019 for the best monodrama at the Sharm El Sheikh International Theatre Festival For Youth for ‚And Here I Am’! Based on Tobasi’s own life story, the play also stands for a whole generation of Palestinians “in search for freedom of the body, mind and soul since the Palestinian identity ... Read More »

London:Jenin

An immigration office in London. In the waiting room: Two Palestinian actors just about to fulfill their dream of leaving their troubled country behind to begin a new existence in this capital of theatre. Having just been on tour with a renowned British Comedian in the UK, they fabulate about their new future lives and the necessary steps leading up ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre’s 2017 Annual Report

2017, was an great year for us. More than 11,000 children, youth and adults in Jenin refugee camp and across the occupied West Bank were involved in our workshops, trainings and performances in theatre, photo, film and creative writing, to develop and nurture a vibrant and creative artistic community in the north of the West Bank whilst aiming to empower children, youth and adults to ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre attending Nakba 70 events in USA

Nabeel Al-Raee, the Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre is currently in New York, participating in several Nakba events that have been arranged by our friends in the US. 20/5: Verso Books, Brooklyn, NYC To commemorate 70 years of displacement, the Friends of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin held an event titled „Nakba and the Power of Narrative“. The evening explored the ... Read More »

‚The Power of Narrative‘ @ the NAPA International Theatre and Music Festival

Palestinian artists Motaz Malhees, Samah Milad and Aws Adnan Al Zubaidy joined forces with three Pakistani actors, Aisha Hassan, Kashif Hussain and Najma Kifayat in Karachi, Pakistan! Under the direction of The Freedom Theatre’s Artistic Director, Nabil Al-Raee, they produced a play on ‚The Power of Narrative‚ which was performed at the NAPA International Theatre and Music Festival 2018 on Saturday 24th ... Read More »