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The Passion Play's Memory
Hermann Wiegand has been checking the attendance of the performers since 1990 and documents the events on stage and backstage in his caricatures.
Of humans and animals
In the Passion Play, it is not only humans who play a role. And they are not always the ones in charge.
It will go on
It is still a year until the premiere of the 42nd Passion Play. Play director Christian Stückl takes time to reflect on the past months.
Big world in miniature
An exhibition in the Oberammergau Museum shows stage models of past Passion Plays and the Rosner rehearsal
Are we Jesus?
Frederik Mayet and Rochus Rückel – two main actors between melancholy and anticipation
Times are getting hairy - The Hair and Beard Decree on Ash Wednesday
About growing out hair, beards in times of FFP2 masks, guys with ponytails, and all the awkward in-between stages.
We will perform the Play
The beards are shaved, the Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 has been postponed by two years. But the team is already in the midst of planning.
A Space for Eternity
The Oberammergau Passion Play Theatre has been a listed building since October
The Dramatic Moment
The Oberammergau Museum exhibits photographs of the Passion Play from 170 years
A village way beyond the ordinary
Growing up in Oberammergau means growing up living and breathing theatre. Some villagers even make art their profession.
What the Passion Play has to do with snowboarding
About an unusual collaboration in unusual times
Is this the house of God - or a marketplace?
How 130 clay jugs are made, destroyed and glued together again in Oberammergau
Halted in full swing
The Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 has to be postponed by two years
Peter Stückl and David Bender have leading roles in Oberammergau. One is acting in the Passion Play for the 10th time, the other one for the 1st time.
Ready, steady, go!
Rehearsals for the people of Jerusalem began in the Passion Play Theatre at the end of January
A Life's Calling
Christian Stückl, Markus Zwink and Stefan Hageneier on Theatre and Religion, Zeitgeist, and Shifting Perspectives
We are Jesus
Frederik Mayet and Rochus Rückel share insights about their role
Virtue alone is not enough
The playing right between exclusion, emancipation and integration
Stefan Hageneier relies on real materials when it comes to costumes and scenery
So much for untouchability
The music in the Passion Play
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