Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl
PART 1 - 1575 Northern England

Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl is an intimate epic which occurs at the timely intersection of politics and religion, centered on a community of players rehearsing their annual staging of the Easter Passion in three different eras. In each period, the players grapple with the transformative nature of art, and politics are never far in the background.

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Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl
Part 2 - 1934 Oberammergau, Bavaria, as Hitler is rising to power.

Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl is an intimate epic which occurs at the timely intersection of politics and religion, centered on a community of players rehearsing their annual staging of the Easter Passion in three different eras. In each period, the players grapple with the transformative nature of art, and politics are never far in the background.

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Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl
Part 3 - Spearfish, South Dakota, from the time of Vietnam through Reagan’s presidency

Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl is an intimate epic which occurs at the timely intersection of politics and religion, centered on a community of players rehearsing their annual staging of the Easter Passion in three different eras. In each period, the players grapple with the transformative nature of art, and politics are never far in the background.

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Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl
All 3 Acts in one showing

Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl is an intimate epic which occurs at the timely intersection of politics and religion, centered on a community of players rehearsing their annual staging of the Easter Passion in three different eras: 1575 Northern England, just before Queen Elizabeth outlaws the ritual; 1934 Oberammergau, Bavaria, as Hitler is rising to power; and Spearfish, South Dakota, from the time of Vietnam through Reagan’s presidency. In each period, the players grapple with the transformative nature of art, and politics are never far in the background.

*Saturday, November 6th is private showing for LC CORE.

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Passion Play Information

$15 General
$10 LC Faculty/Staff/Alum
$10 Sr. Citizens, non LC Students
$5 LC Students

$3 per ticket fee applied to online sales.  To avoid ticket fees, purchase at the Fir Acres Box Office, Cash Only.

Box Office Hours

10/27 3:30-7:30pm
10/28 3:30-7:30pm
10/29 3:30-7:30pm
10/30 12-2:30pm
11/3 3:30-7:30pm
11/4 3:30-7:30pm
11/5 3:30-7:30pm
11/6 12-2:30pm

*COVID NOTE: Due to the Multnomah County Mask Mandate, all audience members will be required to wear a mask while in the theatre. Lewis and Clark Fir Acres Theatre is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative covid-19 test from within the prior 72 hours, to be shown at the door.  Performers will be unmasked.



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