Passion Play Theatre
That was the Oberammergau Passion Play 2022!
On October 2nd the 42nd Passion Play ended after 110 performances and more than four years of preparations.
Press release on the last performance of the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play
110 performances will have been held successfully on the stage come October 2nd 2022. The responsible persons draw a positive balance.
The sound makes the Play
Rudolf Pirc and his team have developed a completely new location and sound system for the Passion Play 2022.
Suddenly it's quiet as a mouse
The climax of the Play is the crucifixion. How does it feel to hang on the cross? And what are the challenges?
The children in Oberammergau rehearse and perform their own Passion Play. Premiere is in the last week of the summer break.
There is a lot going on not only on stage of the Passion Play Theatre, but also in the dressing rooms.
Christian Stückl to Receive American Jewish Committee Isaiah Award
On August 10, Rabbi Noam Marans, AJC’s Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations, awards the prize in Oberammergau
100 days with Jesus
Sylvia Heinzeller works in the Jesus actors' dressing room
Press release for the Premiere of the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play
After 2 years of waiting and 6 months of intensive rehearsals, the time has come: the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play is set to premiere on May 14
The Passion Play's DNA
The building and room installation in the Oberammergau Museum explores the relationships between people and their surroundings
The little ones to the front
On the 1st weekend in April it got crowded again in the Passion Play Theatre: the first big rehearsal also means the return on stage for the children
The Icelandic photographer and cinematographer Birgit Gudjonsdottir is responsible for photographing the photo book of the 2022 Passion Play.
Capturing moments for eternity
A mere year after graduating from school, Oberammergau native Sebastian Schulte started serving as the Passion Play's official photographer
Images of People
The role of the Living Images, or Tableaux Vivants, in the Passion Play and the reasons why they pose such a huge technical challenge
Creating closeness out of strangeness
In music, Markus Zwink tells the Passion story through emotion
Press release on the first Reading Rehearsal for the Passion Play 2022
Rehearsals for the next Passion Play to commence after nearly 2-year interruption
Together again at last
The rehearsal period for the Passion Play 2022 begins with the first reading
Sleeping lions and waiting snakes
After the Covid break, the workshops in Oberammergau are coming back to life. Preparations for 2022 are underway.
Press release concerning the insolvency of Helmut Gallist GmbH
Insolvency proceedings have been opened against the assets of Helmut Gallist GmbH, which also sold tickets for the Oberammergau Passion Play.
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.
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