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The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

605 17th Street SW, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
(403) 823-2001
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: 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,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Calgary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was unprepared for the impact of outdoor theatre! The producers of this play really used the setting of the 'badlands' to their fullest advantage. So much going on but all aspects of the Story were well told. I went into the play grumbling about the cost but left feeling I should have paid twice as much! Very well done!... More

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was another place that our tour stopped at with Don and Val. Would be wonderful to watch a play there. Reminds you of walking into an ancient time of theatre. Would love to go there and actually see a play. Our tour provided us with the history on how the place was built, the actors that play there and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It was so revitalizing. The acting and singing is so beautiful. I`d go again in a heart beat! I feel so much stronger in my faith now that I`ve expierienced such a moving show.

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Airdrie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

This play is so wonderful. It really feels like you are part is the story. The badlands backdrop is so amazing too at adding authenticity to the play. It is not however for young children. My son was 8 and at points he was a little scared. I would not bring children younger then this. It is a must see... More

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Athabasca, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The Canadian Badlands Passion play isn't just a story, it's an experience. If you are a follower of Christ , an apprentice if you will, then this re-inactment should mobilize you to action , to a call to defend and follow Christ with all your heart. The play will reawaken the call of our hearts to tell and share who... More

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I am not a religious person but heard great things about this play and I was not disappointed. I was even moved to tears a few times. The story was well told and it was an interesting and unique venue. Highly recommend! Just don't forget your seat cushions.

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Airdrie, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A beautiful story in a beautiful setting. The actors were terrific. The volunteers were very friendly and efficient. This was my 3rd time attending and it just keeps getting better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

What a show!!! Amazing acting and music. I felt like I was transported back in time.Scenery is one of a kind. An incredible experience I will never forget!!

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Beiseker, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Passion Play was certainly that - evoking passion in the audience. I wanted to shout, "Stop!", I wanted to cry, I did laugh. It brought out so many emotions. The performance was professional, setting amazing, actors excellent even the animals and the children. Yes, children! Even babes in arms. Hard to believe most of the actors are volunteers. The... More

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Thedford, Ontario
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Tyrell museum fabulous ,Last chanch saloon ok,Hoodoos ok YavIs family rest dislike,Oshay rest liked. that's all I can say on this location.

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