The Benedictine Pater Magnus Knipfelberger (1747-1825) of Ettal carried out a review of Rosner’s passion. By February 2019, all participants will stop shaving and cutting their hair, and by Spring, names of all participants will be announced. Anton Bruckner attended the Passion Play in Oberammergau on 22nd/23rd August 1880. Referring to the antique and classic format of tragedy, he aspires for the common touch by introducing legends (Veronica, the wandering Jew) and content of the way of the cross (e.g. The Thirty Years War (1618-1648), the most devastating war in the history of mankind, ravaged most of Europe. History of the Passion Play In 1632 the pestilence, a plague, had infested Oberammergau and by 1633 nearly every family had come to experience death. We ate at the Ammergauer Haus, a community center that was set up to serve a full German meal. The Prince-Bishopric Freising is abolished on 27th November 1802 and its worldly goods are nationalised. This year sees two more shows of the Baroque Passion Play by Father Ferdinand Rosner of Ettal. The positive development is based on the newspaper articles in 1830. 45-minute guided tours of the theater are held daily in German at 2pm and 4pm, while English tours are held at 11am every day (with some exceptions). Konto 600065 208 Blz 20010020 For the first time, reports on the Play are also written in French and English. Josef Alois Daisenberger is born on 30th May 1799 in Oberau. Joh. The extension of the railway line to Murnau makes the journey easier. Michael Eyrl is the first-ever director of the Passion Play mentioned by name. To make sure you secure a seat at this historic event, you can pre-book your tickets right now. The community bill lists: Eyrl complements the text of 1662 with excerpts of the Weilheim passion play written by the city pastor Johannes Älbl in 1600. He wrote in his diary: “I designed the layout, built a model and in the month of October I began the building process. Critics such as G. Görres, I. F. Lentner, L. Steub, E. Devrient, M. Deutinger, J. Sepp became aware of the Passion Play and help spread its popularity. © Copyright by Gemeinde Oberammergau - site by. The tailor Schauer receives 7 guilders for the “fitting and Baroque adjust” (the adjusting of the wigs). The venue for the play has changed over the decades and has consistently become more modern with growing demands. DE118970763 Spielleiter Christian Stckl The plot covers everything from Jesus’s entrance to Jerusalem to his resurrection. Oberammergau passion play history – The promise was fulfilled for the first time during Pentecost in 1634 and every 10 years since, the villagers of Oberammergau have continued to implement their pledge with the exception of 1940 when the play was cancelled due to World War 2.