We are delighted that we are once again producing the annual Easter Play on March 30th, 2024. This year’s script is a new one, focusing on the women who were part of Jesus’ life. It will be a traditional version but a whole new take on the story!
Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. We will be looking for new cast members (no experience necessary) and crew especially catering and stewarding.
We will also be integrating BSL into this production and looking to make the production more accessible.
Mark the dates in your diaries!
We would like to wholeheartedly thank the wonderful audience that came along to the 2023 Edinburgh Easter Play, The Life of Jesus Christ by Peter Hutley, adapted and directed by Suzanne Lofthus. The show took place on Saturday 8th April 2023 at 2 pm in Princes Street Gardens. We are grateful for the sunny weather and for the great efforts of our multitalented cast and crew, who made the show possible. The performance featured a cast of 30 people in period costumes, including the participation of the Antonine Guards.
The Easter Play was also accompanied by two well-attended wraparound events:
– a Giving Tree to collect charitable donations for national and international causes
– a Treasure Hunt for families, with Gospel-inspired clues and prizes for every participant. This event welcomed 80 people among families and groups.
Photo Credit @bulloch.photography
For more information about previous versions of the play, visit our The story so far page.
Watch the 2022 Easter Play here
Appeal for Donations
We are ever grateful for your donations so far. As costs continue to rise, we welcome your generous contributions: please spread the word or donate here.
£10 could go towards the cost of costumes
£25 could support our access provision project
£50 could contribute to the hiring of technical equipment
£100+ could help us meet the costs of hiring a professional actor in the role of Jesus
- Use our Stewardship account to make a one-off donation or become a regular supporter. Note: Stewardship will invite you to create an account. If you’d rather not do this, simply select the option “Continue as guest”.
- If you would rather make a direct payment, send us an email at email@example.com or call us on 0131 652 0968.
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