Oberammergau Passion Play set to start after waiting two extra years
Contributed by NAMPA / DPA.
Munich (dpa) - An every-decade theatrical event staged since the 1600s in the Bavarian town of Oberammergau to honour the life of Jesus Christ - and thus keep the plague away - is set to start on Saturday after a two-year delay due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Passion Play is an event that consumes the town of 5,200, with almost a year of preparation every time for a show that runs five hours (with a three-hour intermission), five days a week from May to October.
Only residents of the south ...