Oberammergau, in the Bavarian Alps, is the worlds best know Passion Play begun after the Thirty Years War (1618-1648), one of historys most destructive.
The little town of Oberammergau pledged to perform a play, Play of the Suffering, Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ every ten years if God would bring an end to the suffering of the village, infected by Great Plague.
The disease halted, and the people fulfilled their promise, and so the play has been performed every ten years since.
2010 will be only the 41st time the play will be produced. Between May and October the Passion Play will have 100 performances with an anticipated half million visitors.
Its a complex production with a cast of thousands, lasts about 8 hours with a 3 hour intermission
This performance will be directed by Noted German director Christian Stückl, and Travel Video PostCard is pleased to present this TVP premier of Oberammergau, the worlds Passion Play