Actors

On 20th October 2018 the cast of the Passion Play 2020 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 the first in a major role part of the Passion Play.

John
John

Judas

Martin Schuster (left) played the last time the apostle John. Cengis Görür takes over the first time a major role.

Judas
Judas

Mary

Already the third time Andrea Hecht (left) takes over the role of  Mary. Eva-Maria Reiser played in 2010 Mary Magdalene and is in 2020 one of the two woman playing Mary.

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 last Pasion Play.

Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene

Caiaphas

Andreas Richter (left) was in the last Passion Play one of the two persons portraying Jesus. 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. 2020 they both will play the priest Annas. Both participated the first time in the Passion Play 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 as Peter on the stage of the Passion Play. The 2nd director of the Passion Play 2020 is Abdullah Karaca, he is the first time in a major role on the stage of the Passion Play. 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 2020 they will both play the roman Pilate.

Pilate
Pilate

The Centurion

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

The Centurion
The Centurion

Herod

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

Herod
Herod

Nathanael

Kilian Clauss (left) is the first in a major role participting in the Passion Play. 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 as priest Nathanael. Tobias Eich was already in 2010 Archelaus in the Play.

Archelaus
Archelaus

Gamaliel

Benedikt Fischer (left) is the first time a part of the main cast of the Passion Play. 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 2020 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 play in the year 2020 together the role of Veronica.

Veronica
Veronica

Angel

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

Angel
Angel
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