Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 6, 1963 · Page 14
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 14

Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, September 6, 1963
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12 Gatesburg Reaister»Moil, Gajesburg, III. Friday, Sept. 6, 1963 The Black Hills $a|g|g|t|o|n WORLD'S OLDEST AND LARGEST STAGE PRODUCTION Sponsored by the GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL "For this is the blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins." History Has Not Produced An Event Greater Than the Life of Christ. No Portrayal of the Last Seven Days of Christ On Earth Has Matched That of the World's Oldest Passion Play, Originating In 1242 A.D., In Luenen, Westphalia, Germany. This celebrated stage production stars Josef Meier as the Christus with a large supporting company. The 22 scenes depicting the Last Seven Days of Christ of Nazareth have been adapted for the modern American stage by Josef Meier. Mr. Meier is the seventh generation of his family to play the role of Christ in this drama, which employs tons of scenery and many unusual lighting effects. The entire production is visual education at its very best. Religious and educational leaders in Galesburg, the area and throughout the world give to this production full endorsement and approval. INI OII0IMA1 •IACK Mill The Galesburg Register-Mail is proud to present as a civic project, the world famous Black Hills Passion Play on September 29 and 30 at the Galesburg Senior High School Auditorium. We are bringing this production to Galesburg for the first time because we believe it is a worthwhile thing for the community to see, and because many will have no other opportunity to view it. Any profit over and above the actual costs will be given to local charitable or service projects. "Father into thy hands I commend my spirit, if Use this coupon! Mail Orders accepted now! Fill in cgupon and mail with check — money order or exchange-tickets, plus seu%addressed stamped envelope to Passion Play Headquarters. "Make checks payable to PASSION PLAY BOX OFFICE only" address below. NUMBER OF TICKETS: CHOICE OF DATE:.— RESERVED SEAT ) PERFORMANCE: ) EVENING... SUNDAY MATINEE- YOUR NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE SPECIAL MATINEE—. PHONE. SEPTEMBER 29-30 GALESBURG SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL TICKET INFORMATION # THEATRE SEAT TICKETS will be on sale at the Advance Ticket Office (Register-AAail Business Office — 140 S. Prairie) September 18-28 8 A.M. - 8 P.M. # MAIL ORDERS will be received and filled NOWI until September 25 upon the receipt of check or money order and self addressed- stamped envelope. Theatre Seat Tickets will be mailed to you. Coupon will appear in The Galesburg Register-Mail. # STUDENT MATINEE tickets will be on sale (Register-Mail Business Office, 140 S. Prairie) September 18-28, 8 A.M. - 8 P.M. # EXCHANGE TICKETS worth $1.00 towards 1 the purchase of RESERVED seats for the Sunday. Matinee, Evening and Monday Evening performances, are being sold by various local church groups and organizations as a fund raising project for their group, # TELEPHONE RESERVATIONS will be accepted and seats held until September 23. Telephone 342-5161 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. TICKET PRICES $1.60 - $2.20 - $2.75 (Tax included) All Seats Reserved Sunday Afternoon - - 2:30 P.M. Sunday Evening - « - 8:00 P.M. Monday Evening - - - 8:00 P.M. STUDENT MATINEE Monday, Sept. 30 — 12:45 P.M. 75c — Seats Not Reserved PASSION PUY HEADQUARTERS Galesburg Register-Mail 140 S. Prairie Phone 342-5161

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