Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Ana Hurra on Tour in USA

Ana Hurra (I am free) is a play that depicts one of the interrogation sessions in Israeli jails. The play, written and directed by Palestinian artist Valantina Abu Oqsa, is based on testimonies and stories by political female prisoners who stood heroically in defiance against their interrogators. Abu Oqsa creates a theatre experience that is [...]

October 8, 2011 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Theatre • 8 Comments

Stand in Solidarity with Freedom Theatre and Against Israeli Apartheid

UPDATE from Friends of Freedom Theatre: “We are relieved to report to you that as of this moment, all persons associated with The Freedom Theatre in Jenin have now been freed from detention.  As you may remember, two middle-of-the night raids by the Israeli military on the Theatre in July and [...]

Honoring the work of Juliano Mer Khamis

Freedom Theatre, Jenin.

Tadamon Montreal Rally 500 Artists in Solidarity

Montreal, Canada – February 25th 2010.   Today, a broad spectrum of Montreal artists are standing in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom and supporting the growing international campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against the Israeli state. Last winter, the Israeli state launched a violent military assault on [...]

The heART of the Conflict – Feb 21st in NYC

the heart of the conflict
February 21st, 7pm-9pm

@ Teatro Iati
64 E. 4th Street
New York, NY

the heart of the conflict, a packed evening of live music, free food and drink, art, poetry and performance.  This one-time fundraiser will feature an exclusive sneak-peak at scenes from Poliglot’s ground-breaking documentary theatre work, NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH, presented by an incredible [...]

Freedom Theatre – Fragments of Palestine

The Freedom Theatre provides a venue for performers and artists from around Palestine and throughout the world. The population of Jenin Refugee Camp has had no theatre or cinema facilities for many years and has been effectively cut off from both local and international cultural developments.
By hosting regular performances of theatre, circus, dance as [...]

Smiles In Gaza as the Quest for Freedom Continues

Gaza City, Palestine – October 13th, 2009. Steadfast in their smiles of innocence, children of Al-Maghazi refugee camp, in the middle of the Gaza Strip, enjoyed the launching today of ‘Quest For Smile’, an after-school event of performance and entertainment organized in Gaza and sponsored internationally.  The celebration was attended by an estimated 200 children, [...]

Blame The Wolf – Palestinian Youth Theater US Tour

‘Blame The Wolf’ on tour with the Al-Rowwad Theatre of Bethlehem, Palestine
A play for children and adults, performed by Palestinian youth from Aida Refugee Camp, Blame the Wolf is a sequel to Little Red Riding Hood. The wolf is arrested and all those who have struggled with him are invited to testify. The three little [...]

Seattle – Artists To End The Occupation Presents

NYC Tonight! In Commemoration of Rachel Corrie – Seven Jewish Children

Seven Jewish Children
By Caryl Churchill
Brecht Forum
451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Streets) 10014
Tonight! Monday, March 16
8:00 pm / Free!

Theaters Against War & Rachel’s Words present
First NYC Performance of:
Seven Jewish Children
Kathleen Chalfant, Brian Jones, Daren Kelly, Ellen McLaughlin, Una Aya Osato & Brian Pickett
“Caryl Churchill’s 10-minute [...]