The cruel reality of war

  occupation  oppression  violence

and the struggle, hopes and dreams for a different life in Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Kurdistan and other regions told by the international Theatre Reportage group of Teatro di Nascosto. Our actors and contributors live in these countries and in the western world… Daily life stories from the territories of conflict in Arabic, Italian & English language.

Photo of the Month

Young people of Volterra in Italy (left) show solidarity to Iraqi people at the Peace Carnival in Baghdad (right), both thinking on dreams for a brighter future.

Theatre Reportage upcoming events

Upcoming workshops, performances, actions and tours in Europe and the Middle East.

Friday 5th of August: Scala Docciola, Volterra at 6 pm. Friday 12th of August in Festival of the Oasis at Lipu di Massaciuccoli (LU) 8 pm.

True Stories

of Daily Life

listen to intimate stories, dreams & wishes of those who live war, oppression, occupation…

  • yalla tnam rima

Ya Sitti – Yalla Tnam Rima

  • A's story, from Khalil

Story of A.


Radio Conversations

every few weeks we publically skype one of our actors who tells the actual situation in their country… directly from Baghdad, Gaza, West bank, Kurdistan, Syria, Egypt

5th October Live from Iraqi Kurdistan, Annet on the Road

check regularly for updates – during periods of increased instability in regions where our actors live or come from we may have more live broadcasts

Most Recent Radio Conversation


& Short Films

independent short films and documentaries made by people from the territories of conflict


& Analysis

writings by people from regions of conflict giving perspective on the situation there and internationally

  • In Perspective - Dana Abbas

In Perspective by Dana Ashty

In Perspective

Reading or watching these stories, without putting them in the context of where they come from, they will remain incomplete and lack of knowledge can become an assumption. Knowledge of the history is one way to put events into context, but it’s not the only […]


of Volterra

we meet someone with a special story from Volterra in Italy where Teatro di Nascosto is based

  • Ennio Furiesi - Sculptor in Volterra

Ennio Furiesi

Ennio Furiesi is a sculptor in Volterra. Click to watch a video about his work.

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join many supporters around the world in sustaining Teatro di Nascosto so that the radio can continue to develop and expand in bringing the voice of everyday life living under conflict to global listeners


Teatro di Nascosto has worked for 18 years bringing the voice of daily life under conflict to a global audience.

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