Actors

On 20th October 2018 the cast of the Passion Play 2020/22 was announced.

Everyone now knows their designated role or function in the Passion Play: Jesus, Judas, Mary, Pilate, the high priest Caiaphas, the angel, a soldier or priest, a choir singer, a member of the orchestra, or a fireman or usher.

 

Jesus

Frederik Mayet (left) has already been one of the two actors who played Jesus in 2010. Rochus Rückel (right) is the second youngest actor to play Jesus in the almost 400 year old history of the Passion Play.

Jesus
Jesus

Peter

Martin Güntner (left) was in 2010 one of the two persons portraying the priest Ezekiel. Benedikt Geisenhof (right) played the apostle John.

Peter
Peter

John

Anton Preisinger (left) and Christoph Stöger are both part of the Passion Play for the first time in a major role.

John
John

Judas

Last time Martin Schuster (left) played the apostle John. Cengiz Görür takes over a major role for the first time.

Judas
Judas

Mary

Already the third time Andrea Hecht (left) takes over the role of Mary. Eva-Maria Reiser played Mary Magdalene in 2010 and is one of the two woman playing Mary in 2022.

Mary
Mary

Mary Magdalene

Barbara Schuster (left) and Sophie Schuster will be portraying Mary Magdalene in the next Passion Play. Barbara Schuster played this role already in 2010.

Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene

Caiaphas

Andreas Richter (left) was one of the two persons portraying Jesus in the last Passion Play. He shares the role of Caiaphas with Maximilian Stöger, the actor of Peter in 2010.

Caiaphas
Caiaphas

Annas

Peter Stückl (left) and Walter Fischer have played plenty major roles in the past decades. 2022 they both will play the priest Annas. Both participated in the Passion Play the first time in 1950.

Annas
Annas

Joseph of Arimathea

Anton Burkhart (left), the impersonator of Jesus in 2000 and the high priest Caiaphas in 2010, will share the role with Christian Bierling, the actor of Pilate in 2010.

Joseph of Arimathea
Joseph of Arimathea

Nicodemus

2010 Jonas Konsek (left) was Peter on the stage of the Passion Play. The 2nd director of the Passion Play 2022 is Abdullah Karaca, he is in a major role on the stage of the Passion Play for the first time. They both will play Nicodemus.

Nicodemus
Nicodemus

Simon the Leper

Matthias Müller (left) and Hubert Schmid share this role in the upcoming Passion Play.

Simon the Leper
Simon the Leper

Pilate

Anton Preisinger (left) and Carsten Lück already shared a role in the Passion Play in 2000. Back then they played Judas. In 2022 they will both play the roman Pilate.

Pilate
Pilate

The Centurion

Markus Köpf (left) will take over this role for the first time, in 2010 he portrayed Herod. Ferdinand Meiler is again the Centurion in the Passion Play.

The Centurion
The Centurion

Herod

Simon Marschalek (left) can be seen in a big role as part of the Play in Oberammergau for the first time. Maximilian Laubert was an Angel on the stage in 2010.

Herod
Herod

Nathanael

Kilian Clauß (left) is participting in a major role in the Passion Play for the first time. Sebastian Dörfler was already as Angel a part of the main cast in the last Passion Play.

Nathanael
Nathanael

Archelaus

Simon Fischer is already the third time a part of the main cast, the last time he portrayed the priest Nathanael. Tobias Eich was already Archelaus in the Play in 2010.

Archelaus
Archelaus

Gamaliel

Benedikt Fischer (left) is a part of the main cast of the Passion Play for the first time. He shares this role with Walter Rutz. Walter Rutz is furthermore as Managing Direcor responsible for the execution of the 42nd Passion Play.

Gamaliel
Gamaliel

Ezekiel

Julius Iven (left) and Dima Schneider will be the first time on stage in major roles.

Ezekiel
Ezekiel

Jehoshaphat

The role Jehoshaphat is in 2022 the first time a major role. Florian Maderspacher (left) and Thomas Müller will portray this priest in the upcoming Passion Play.

Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat

Veronica

Veronika Hecht (left) and Ursula Huber both play the role of Veronica in the year 2022.

Veronica
Veronica

Angel

David Bender (left) is the youngest member of the main cast. Michael Hollatz is also part of the Passion Play in a major role the first time.

Angel
Angel
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