Cast, crew sign-up for Passion Play scheduled for March 10

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Cast and crew registration for the 2019 season of The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs will be held Sunday, March 10, on the grounds of The Great Passion Play. Those interested in being a member of this year’s cast may apply between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.   

The 2019 season is May 3 through Oct. 26 and will run for 85 performances with special performances as well on Good Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20. Men, women and children 5 years of age and older are needed for this year’s cast. There is a particular need for men between the ages of 18 and 50 to play the parts of apostles, priests and soldiers, as well as families with children. 

The Great Passion Play is "America’s No. 1 Attended Outdoor Drama” according to the Institute of Outdoor Theatre in Greenville, N.C. This magnificent production vividly portrays the final days of Christ’s earthly life.  More than 150 actors are hired annually to bring the story to life in a huge outdoor setting under the beautiful Ozark night skies.  If you have ever wanted to be a cast member of a world-class theatrical production, let this be your year to apply.  Those who have an interest in joining this wonderful cast and who are unable to come to the March 10 cast registration are invited to call the Play at 479-253-8559 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. before Saturday, March 9, to be considered, or you can go to GreatPassionPlay.org/applications.html to download the required documents. 

In conjunction with cast registration, applications will be received and interviews conducted for the following positions: food service workers, daytime actors in Holy Land, landscaping, maintenance workers, ushers, parking attendants, bus drivers, docents, phone customer service and reservations clerks from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10, on the grounds of The Great Passion Play. 

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