The 2018 season is May 4 through October 27 and run for 85 performances. Men, women, and children five 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 #1 Attended Outdoor Drama” according to the Institute of Outdoor Theatre in Greenville, North Carolina. This magnificent production vividly portrays the final days of Christ’s earthly life. Over 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 11 cast registration are invited to call the Play before March 10 at 479-253-8559 between 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM 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 on the grounds of The Great Passion Play on March 11 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Two new attractions on the grounds this year include a marketplace area and petting zoo area with opportunities for craftspeople and a talented face painter! Submit your resume for these special opportunities online at greatpassionplay.org/applications.