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The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Address: 605 17th Street SW, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 823-2001
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Deep in the Canadian Badlands, a location famous for its prehistoric attractions, lies a hidden...
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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.

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Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Passion a Play in drumheller is absolutely beyond belief. The life of Christ is portrayed beautifully in a setting unlike any other. It is very hard to believe that a small town like drumheller can pull thus off with such grace and touch the hearts of so many. This is a MUST SEE!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Was searching around for things to do in Drumheller when I came across the Badlands Passion Play. The story was great and the natural stage setting just adds to the experience of the audience. It is as if I am watching the story in person back in time 2000+ years ago. Definitely worth the watch if you happen to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Read about the Badlands Passion Play in the AMA magazine, voted in the top 10 of American Bus Drivers Associations Attractions...so must be good? Was very surprised to hear none of my friends or coworkers had been. Anyway we finally went and it was awesome. A lovely hot summer day in the badlands, took a picnic and enjoyed the play.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My wife and I travelled to the badlands on a cool day on September 2. Turned out to be perfect to explore all that the region has to offer. I would say all attractions are worth stopping for, EXCEPT for Dorothy & Wayne ghost towns... Waste of time, nothing there! Have fun!

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Calgary
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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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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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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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