Passion Play hosts locals' discount weekend this weekend

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

EUREKA SPRINGS -- The Great Passion Play will hold a "Carroll County Weekend" this Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22. Residents of Carroll County can get tickets for only $5 for performances of The Great Passion Play.

Guests are asked to simply show proof of residence in Carroll County and then come in and enjoy the play, the Bible Museum, the Sacred Arts Museum, David the Shepherd, and the Parables of the Potter.

"A lot of local people make thisplay happen," Mallory Butler said. Mallory has been a part of theplay since she was 5. "In fact, the cast is predominately made up of citizens of Carroll County with a few people coming from as far away as Springdale, Ark., and Cassville, Mo."

Her parents and three brothers reside in Berryville and have been a part of the play for 15 years now.

"We are so happy to show our appreciation for the citizens of Carroll County," said Kent Butler, a cast member of the play and Mallory's husband.

Butler was born in Eureka Springs, has lived in Carroll County all of his life, and has been a part of the production for nine years now.

"Seeing the sun set over the play, the Christ of the Ozarks, and Eureka Springs is a beautiful sight to behold," Kent said. "The play really is a beautiful part of Carroll County."

Reservations can be made online with the coupon code "CARROLLCOUNTY", over the phone at 800-882-7529, or in person at the box office. Present valid photo ID or proof of residence when you pick up your tickets for Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22.

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