Thursday, 16 February 2012

Trial Scene Rehearsal

More photos from Jenny showing our actors busily rehearsing:

Pontius Pilate challenges the Chief Priest

Jesus, Annas & Caiphas

Barabbas celebrates his release

Women mourn the verdict (Caroline Moir writer joins in)

Barabbas mocks Jesus

Friday, 3 February 2012

Location Photos

These are the main locations for the Passion Play on Good Friday and Easter Saturday:

Library steps - plot to kill Jesus
Market Place - Garden of Gethsemane (arrest)

Finkle Street

Town Hall - Trial by Pontius Pilate

Brewery - Crucifixion

Rehearsal Photos

Here are more of the cast rehearsing for the crucifixion:

Mary Magdalene tries to intervene

Centurion releases Barabbas at the order of Pilate

Barabbas curses Jesus

Mayor on Trial

The mayor of Kendal is playing the part of Jesus in the upcoming production. This week he had a photo call with our local paper to give a taste of his trial outside the Town Hall:

Director Chris Taylor with Mayor Jonathan Brook, Deputy Mayor John Wilshaw & Publicity Director David Hales

Jesus (Mayor) is tried by the High Priest, Caiphas (Deputy Mayor) & Annas

As you can see our amateur actors are really enjoying getting into their roles.

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Initial Costume Fitting

For the first time to the public we can reveal that all the costumes for the play are contemporary and not traditional ones. Here is a sneak peek at some of our cast trying on their costumes for the first time: