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The ancient York Mystery Plays, circa 2012

When I was twenty I had the opportunity to witness a modern staging of an ancient but frequently performed religious play, the Oberammergau Passion Play in this small town in Bavaria. Running all summer long and involving about a thousand of the townspeople in all aspects of the project, each performance lasted a full six hours long with dramatic music, live animals, and a massive well-rehearsed cast - it was powerful to say the least. 

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