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Great Passion Play

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471 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-9666
+1 800-882-7529
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Everyone should attend this play and the preplays too! This is my 2nd time, the 1st was 20 years... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Antoinette M
via mobile
Still a moving experience

Good show that explains the final week of Jesus life and his resurrection. This was my second time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Performed from May through October, The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is "America's #1 Attended Outdoor Drama." Since 1968, the Play has been seen by over 7.7 Million people from all over the world. The Play is performed beneath the night sky by a cast of around 150 actors and many live animals as well. Our hope and prayer is to make the Scriptures come alive! THE BIBLE MUSEUM is open every day except Sunday, 10:00am until 5:00pm. On days of Play performances, the Museum is open until 8:00pm (7:00pm after Labor Day). SACRED ARTS MUSEUM - Open every day before the Play from 11:00am - 8:00pm (after Labor Day until 7:00pm). Non-play days by appointment. THE HOLY LAND TOUR - a two-and-a-half-hour to three-hour guided tour. Guests are transported back in time as they walk through a full-sized replica of the East Jerusalem Gate and Marketplace to Biblically inspired exhibits which include Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness, Bethlehem Inn and the Nativity, the Upper Room, the Garden Tomb, the Walk with Peter, and other exhibits which depict life in Bible times. All exhibits have been researched archaeologically and historically for authenticity. Tours run on day of Play performances from 12:00pm-4:00pm. There is walking at each stop. The longest time walking at any one stop is approximately thirty minutes. During days the Play is not performed, we also have special guided tours of the Holy Land, backstage area, and lunch. These tours happen throughout the year every day but Sunday. Advanced reservations are required for these off-season tours.
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471 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-9666
+1 800-882-7529
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone should attend this play and the preplays too! This is my 2nd time, the 1st was 20 years ago. If I lived near I’d go much more often! The live animals and the vast scene set up, so amazing!

Thank Antoinette M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good show that explains the final week of Jesus life and his resurrection. This was my second time seeing it. First time was 20 years ago. Still nearly moved me to tears. Show area is much more handicapped friendly than last time. Both wheel chairs...More

Thank ybbatcat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was an amazing production the cast was amazing the view was awesome. The weather was great. This is great for the whole family to see the story of Jesus was very moving.

Thank Norris B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow. This was great. The play was awesome. This was way more than I expected. The story the man doing the pottery told will really make you stop and think.

Thank btgarner2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Other than the cold weather that came in that day, we loved this Play. Came about 10 years ago and a lightning storm kept us from seeing the ending, so this time we saw it and were so touched. Will probably go again and take...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

alway a good show to see. reminds me of when my grandma brought me down when i was just a wee tot. good times and it free

Thank Kelsey Marie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have seen the play many timea, but haven't been in about 7 years. It was breathtaking!! The weather was amazing and a full moon to boot. The 2 "mini plays" before hand with the Potter and the Shepard was also a great bonus...you should...More

Thank sped2teach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A live theatre extravaganza! It really is unbelievable. Live animals were dynamic. The direction and choreography were very professional. The Tour of the Holy Land is a wonderful experience and informative for even a Biblical history enthusiast. The buffet has well prepared and very tasty...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

21 years ago, my husband and I came to Eureka Springs for our honeymoon and saw the story of Christ’s life, death, and resurrection in this beautiful outdoor theater. Under the stars at the foothill of a mountain, we had the joy of sharing it...More

Thank jennsutton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was more than we expected. Actors were very good. No problems with seating or parking. Add this to your list to see.

Thank Jan M
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Carol W
22 September 2017|
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Response from cpsgracie2017 | Reviewed this property |
Got tickets at our hotel at a discount....$27.00
3 September 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
There are wheelchairs there to use. You do not have to rent them as far as I am aware.
31 August 2017|
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Response from anglinlydia39 | Reviewed this property |
They served mostly drinks (pop, water) popcorn, different things of that sort.