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Dudley Passion Play 2024

Published: 1st May 2024

Crucifixion scene at Dudley passion playThe Dudley Passion Play 2024 saw crowds gather in the historic town as joy and raw emotion filled the streets with the power of a story that changed the world.

Over fifty volunteers and a thousand audience members joined over the two performances starting at Duncan Edwards Memorial and ending at Dudley College’s Evolve Theatre.

“I have had one of the best experiences of my life being a part of this. I got to share it with my daughter, and lots of other beautiful people. What an experience.” – Community Cast Member

“Fantastic performance. It brought me to tears.” – Audience Member

Drummer at the passion play in front of a statue of Duncan Edwards in Dudley town centreThrough partnership, prayer and financial support Saltmine Theatre Company brought this incredible vision to life. Journeying through the high street with a passionate community cast, attentive engage team and organised team of stewards, the performances immersed all who came in Jesus’ life death and resurrection: 

Bishop Martin said: "It was amazing and so moving to see Dudley town centre come alive to the story of the Passion. I had teenagers near me who stopped to see what was going on, making some cynical comments before following the cast to take in the whole thing! The final resurrection scene was done so well, with integrity, beauty and just bursting with life. Thank you Saltmine!"

A group of actors standing on a stage in darkness with their hands in the airThank you also to Dudley borough churches, Dudley Council, Dudley College and all the trusts and individuals who united to bring this story to Dudley for a weekend we will never forget.

Watch The Dudley Passion Play 2024 Highlights

 

Page last updated: Wednesday 1st May 2024 12:45 PM

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