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THE OBER-AMMERGAU

PASSION PLAY

(Reprinted, by permission, from the “Times”)

With SOME INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON THE ORIGIN AND
DEVELOPMENT OF MIRACLE PLAYS, AND SOME PRACTICAL

HINTS FOR THE USE OF INTENDING VISITORS

BY THE

REV. MALCOLM MACCOLL, M.A.

HIN..

CHAPLAIN TO THE RIGHT HON. LORD NAPIER, K.T.

Fourth Edition, with a New Appendix, giving a continuous description of the

Scenes and Tableau.r of the Play, in the order in which they take place.

RIVINGTONS

London, Oxford, and Cambridge
1871

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1871.
June 24
July

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25 August 6 14

27. September 3 9 17 24. If on any of these days there are more visitors than the theatre will hold, the play is repeated on the following day.

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NAMES AND AGES OF THE PRINCIPAL

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ.

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Character.
Christ
Peter
John
Virgin Mary
Mary Magdalene
Herod
Pilate
Judas
Caiaphas
Annas
Nathaniel
Ezekiel
Joseph of Arimathea
Nicoidemus
Roman Centurion
Barabbas
Choragus
Principal Contralto Singre

Name.
Joseph Mair
Jacob Hett.
Johannes Zwink
Franziska Flunger
Josepha Lang
Franz Paul Lang ·
Tobias Flunger
Gregor Lechner
Johann Lang
Gregor Stadler
Paul Fröschl
Sebastian Deschler
Thomas Bendl
Anton Haafer
Joseph Zwink
Johann Allinger
Johann Dimmer
Josepha Flunger.

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PREFACE

TO THE

THIRD EDITION.

THOS
HOSE who intend to visit Ober-Ammergau

this year will be glad to learn that the principal characters remain unchanged. A few of the actors in the subordinate parts, among them Simon of Cyrene, “have remained behind in France," as Madame George Lang euphemistically puts it in a letter which she has been good enough to write to me. Joseph Gutzjell, the conductor of the orchestra, and my kind host last year, has left the place; but the villagers are very musical, and they have supplied his place without difficulty

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