Passion Play

A vow, made ​​in times of absolutely misery, has been fulfilled on the outdoor stage of the Passion Play Theatre - with dedication and pride continuous for over 350 years.

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

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History of the Passion Play

In 1632 the pestilence, a plague, had infested Oberammergau and by 1633 nearly every family had come to experience death. People, brought down with the pestilence, vowed to perform every ten years at the towns cemetery, a Passion play depiction the suffering and dying of Christ if there would be no more deaths by the pestilence.

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Passion Play Music

Music carries an extraordinary significance within the Passion Play of Oberammergau

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Passion Play 2010

The last Passion Play took place in 2010. In more than 100 perfomances more than 500.000 visitors from all over the word traveled to Oberammegau

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Passion Play Theatre

The history of the Passion Play Theatre – uncover more about the past of the world renowned semi-circular open-air stage

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