09.03.2021
Christian Stückl awarded the Buber-Rosenzweig Medal
Deutscher Koordinierungsrat honors Stückl's commitment against anti-Semitism and racism and his fight against anti-Judaism in the Passion Play

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17.02.2021
Press release for the Youth Days on May 7 and 8, 2022
On May 7 and 8, 2022, for the first time in the almost 400-year history of the Oberammergau Passion Play, Youth Days will take place.

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17.02.2021
Press Release: Hair and Beard Decree on Ash Wednesday
As of today, the people from Oberammergau will have to let their hair grow.

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08.02.2021
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.

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18.12.2020
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.

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18.11.2020
Christian Stückl wird Ehrenbürger Oberammergaus
Am gestrigen Dienstag wurde der Spielleiter vom Gemeinderat zum Ehrenbürger ernannt.

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11.11.2020
A Space for Eternity
The Oberammergau Passion Play Theatre has been a listed building since October

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26.10.2020
The Dramatic Moment
The Oberammergau Museum exhibits photographs of the Passion Play from 170 years

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07.10.2020
The Oberammergau Passion Play Theatre is now a listed building
The Bavarian State Office for Monument Preservation has included the theatre building in its list of monuments

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01.10.2020
Advance ticket sales start for the Oberammergau Passion Play 2022
Director Christian Stückl gave an overview of the current state of planning and presented the schedule until the premiere on 14th May 2022.

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07.08.2020
A village way beyond the ordinary
Growing up in Oberammergau means growing up living and breathing theatre. Some villagers even make art their profession.

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27.07.2020
Award of the Abraham Geiger Prize to Christian Stückl
On 26 July 2020 Christian Stückl was awarded the Abraham Geiger Prize for his commitment against anti-Semitism and racism.

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14.06.2020
What the Passion Play has to do with snowboarding
About an unusual collaboration in unusual times

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27.04.2020
Is this the house of God - or a marketplace?
How 130 clay jugs are made, destroyed and glued together again in Oberammergau

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21.04.2020
Halted in full swing
The Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 has to be postponed by two years

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19.03.2020
Postponement of the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play to the year 2022
Due to the Corona pandemic, the Administrative District Office of Garmisch-Partenkirchen prohibits the performance of the 2020 Passion Play.

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24.02.2020
All together
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.

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10.02.2020
Ready, steady, go!
Rehearsals for the people of Jerusalem began in the Passion Play Theatre at the end of January

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23.01.2020
A Life's Calling
Christian Stückl, Markus Zwink and Stefan Hageneier on Theatre and Religion, Zeitgeist, and Shifting Perspectives

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15.01.2020
Christian Stückl wird der Abraham-Geiger-Preis 2020 verliehen
Rabbiner Walter Homolka: „Stückl verdanken wir Oberammergauer Passionsspiele ohne christlichen Antijudaismus“

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