42nd Passion Play 2020
The 42nd Passion Play will be held from 16 May to 4 October 2020 - 102 performances are planned. With 4,500 seats in the covered auditorium, the Passionstheater Oberammergau is the largest open-air theater with a covered auditorium in the world. An overview of the timetable
Timing up to the Play:
Election of the game director Christian Stückl by the town council. Second game director is Abdullah Kenan Karaca, stage set and costumes are in the hands of Stefan Hageneier. Markus Zwink is musical director and conductor
Advance sales package (1/2 nights, dinner, entrance ticket)
Renewal of the vow and announcement of the performers. The roles for Jesus, Mary, Peter, Judas, Pontius Pilate and Caiaphas, as well as 120 speaking roles are forgiven. About 2,000 Oberammergauers will be involved in the Passion Plays
Ticket pre sales
"Hair and Beard Decree" - according to old tradition, the actors must grow hair and beard
A performance of the "Plague Play", which tells the story of the Passion vow
Start of the rehearsals for the 42nd Passion Play
May 16, 2020:
October 04, 2020:
At www.passionsspiele-oberammergau.de it is already possible to register tickets. Ticket sales for packages begin in 2018, individual tickets are expected to be available in 2019.
Innovation Passion Play 2020:
In 2020, the ticket categories are independent of the accommodation categories, which means that the best seating category can be combined with the simplest accommodation category.