How do I put on a Passion Play?

Four actors in middle eastern costume stand in a group acting a scene from a Passion Play.

Putting on a Passion Play does not have to be an impossible task. Large free performances are always daunting, but there are many people who have gone before you. Their tried and tested methods are available for you to use too.

The Passion Trust is here to help you with any aspect of staging your production. We run an annual conference so you can hear from the experts and we have a range of free resources on our website which can help. You can also find videos and sample resources for education and training on all aspects of Passion Plays on our site.

Our comprehensive guide has all you need to know about putting on a new passion play and covers all aspects of rehearsal and production.

Download the Guide here.

Two men in black drag Jesus to the cross while a crowd watches. Two other men are on crosses on either side of him during the Stafford Passion Play.

Is your Passion Play Anti-Semitic?

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Jesus in a white robe stands with the whole cast and crew of Brighton Passion Play after the free performance on Good Friday.

Further reading about Passion Plays

Here are two book recommendations if you are thinking of...