Friday, 30 March 2012

Rehearsal at the Brewery

The crucifixion scene will take place at the Brewery so our actors have been down there rehearsing in costume:

Judge and priest



Disciples and Joseph

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Rehearsing at the castle and more..

The rehearsal schedule getting longer and more frequent now with more on site practice including our choir and musicians. Here they are at the castle on Sunday:

Instrumentalists waiting to perform

accompanying the choir

part of the choir 
 The actors have been using Kendal Parish Church as space for some of their rehearsals:

Crucify him

Monday, 26 March 2012


Offers to 

Also we desperately need some size 8-9 men's riding boots for one of our cast!

Please let us know if you can help.

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Passion Play Banner

As we are Kendal Community Theatre we have involved lots of different community bodies in the production. These photos show the Manna House art and fun group making the banners for the Garden of Gethsemane:

Art & fun group with Kate Reid

Malcolm & Margaret get down to it

Craig and steam

Banner 2 finished

Latest rehearsal photos/video

Jesus before Pilate with girls

Jesus before Pilate with women
Video of rehearsal of the trial outside Town Hall:

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Costume Call

With the date of the performance rapidly approaching today saw a major costume call with everyone gathering to try out their costumes. Our costume mistress Kate now knows the scale of the task remaining to get us all kitted out correctly in time. Jenny captured us on camera to share:


thief stressing his costume

Joseph of Arimathea & Pilate

thief stressing his costume

Galilean family

Roman soldiers, centurion & Sargeant

Pontius Oilate, Caiaphas, Annas, Clerks & Joseph of Arimathea

Ladies, Mary the Mother of Jesus, Mary mother of James & John, Mary Magdalene & Salome

Disciples John and Peter


Sunday, 11 March 2012

Rehearsals at live locations

For the second weekend running our actors have been out rehearsing at the locations the Passion Play will be taking place on Easter Weekend. Jenny was able to capture them rehearsing the trial scene outside Kendal Town Hall:

Director Chris Taylor, Jesus & priests

Director & author Caroline M

Peter accused denies Jesus

Jesus, Pilate & Roman guards

Pilate, Jesus & priests

Crucify him!

Pilate demands from Jesus, What have you done?