Passion Play cast, crew registration set for Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Cast and crew registration for The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs will be held Sunday, Feb. 21, on the grounds of The Great Passion Play. 

Those interested in returning or becoming a member of the cast may apply between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. that day.

The 2021 season will run from Good Friday and Saturday, April 2-3, continuing Memorial Day Weekend through Oct. 30 with a run of approximately 70 performances. 

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 60 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. The production portrays the final days of Christ’s earthly life. More than 200 actors are hired annually to bring the story to life in a huge outdoor setting under the beautiful Ozark night skies.

Those who have an interest in joining the cast and who are unable to come to the cast registration are invited to call the Play at 479-253-8559 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. before Feb. 21 to be considered, or you can go to to download the required documents. 

 In conjunction with cast registration, applications will be received and interviews conducted for the following positions: food service, Holy Land Tour actors, gift shop workers, maintenance, ushers, bus drivers, docents (museum guides), reservations and sales and grounds positions on the grounds of The Great Passion Play on Sunday, Feb. 21.

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