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The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

605 17th Street SW, Drumheller, Alberta T0M 2A0, Canada
+1 403-823-2001
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The Passion Play brings the Bible to life. Jesus, mother Mary, donkeys, sheep, horses. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
LORA P
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Irricana, Canada
Working with the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Over the course of this summer I went to a summer camp program called Canadian Badlands Performing... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
matthewnadeau44
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Turner Valley, Canada
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Deep in the Canadian Badlands, a location famous for its prehistoric attractions, lies a hidden valley where the events of a not-so-distant past echo, a place where ancient Israel is reborn and you can experience, "the greatest story ever told." The 14,000 who come each July are moved to laughter and tears by the dramatic portrayal of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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605 17th Street SW, Drumheller, Alberta T0M 2A0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Passion Play brings the Bible to life. Jesus, mother Mary, donkeys, sheep, horses. Very realistic setting. Run by over 200 volunteers who keep coming back year after year. Outside ampitheatre - so realistic you would swear you have gone back in time. A must...More

Thank LORA P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Over the course of this summer I went to a summer camp program called Canadian Badlands Performing Arts Camp and during this time I got to participate in The CBPP as one of the onstage characters. This was an experience that truly changed my life,...More

Thank matthewnadeau44
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Outstanding portrayal of the life of Jesus. Each year is slightly different. Always fresh and the characters become real in their own taking on of the persona, and to the audience. Volunteers and actors (whole families) always welcome to be involved.

Thank GrantAlford
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Mona Absolutely a must see for everyone!! Regardless whether your motivation is faith focussed or simply to see a live performance of the greatest story ever told, you will be awed by the setting, the acting, and the story itself!

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Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks. People are welcome to come by and visit the site in the off season and see it for yourself. Also a great concert season coming up in August.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

With a setting as magnificent as the backdrop of the surreal badlands, it would be easy and enjoyable to just sit and soak it all in to be happy with this show. But the acting and set of this play stands up so well to...More

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Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hope you can join us next year for our 25th anniversary. There are some specials on tickets and vouchers for the next month if you want to call in.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome portrayal of the birth, life & death of Jesus Christ with about 200 volunteer actors! Many well known scriptures portrayed in this amazing Badlands location. Very well organized from the play to parking to the bathroom break. So many volunteers enjoying their role in...More

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Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hope you can join us next year for our 25th. Follow us on Facebook for more updates and special offers.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Play and ampatheater were great. I have never experienced anything like this. The use of the surrounding hills and landscape added to the experience of a great play. The community and volunteers are congratulated for a job well done. We traveled 500 miles to...More

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Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

So glad to hear you were not disappointed. Hope to see you next year for our 25th anniversary.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

A venue that is amazing, acting that is wonderful, and a story that is Life. Absolutely worth the trip!

Thank LynnFran70
Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Glad to hear that our story of Faith, Hope and Love was a joyful experience.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

This play moved along really well. The story followed the Bible. The voices carried from everywhere in the amphitheatre. Very moving all around.

Thank BridgetErin
Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

So glad it was a good experience. Please come again.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a must see. The setting is spectacular, the actors superb, costumes, sound and THE STORY , it doesn't get much better.

Thank Johnv2468
Vance_Neudorf, General Manager at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

I would agree. I am very proud of our volunteers and the staff who get them ready for the stage.

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lynniepAC
18 July 2017|
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Response from Vance_Neudorf | Property representative |
At this point we don't have gluten free wraps but we are hoping to have those for next season.
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M F
7 July 2017|
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Hi, We have a large shade tent to sit in prior to the show, mist lines in key areas and if you come to a 6 pm show there is shade from the very start at the back of section G and H. Plus Drumheller is an arid climate so it... More
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Annette L
13 October 2016|
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Our performances last 3 hours in total and that includes a 20 minute intermission. Over the years we have found that the performance holds a child's attention (they need to be 6 and over to attend) as there is so much... More
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