Lake Wales, FL: Passion Play Amphitheatre

Country: United States of America
State: Florida
City: Lake Wales
Location: Passion Play Road

Open-air theatre, built 1952. Opened 1953. Used as a winter home to the "Black Hills Passion Play" of Spearfish (South Dakota) until 1998. 2002 re-opened with "Life of Christ Passion Play". Severely damaged by a hurricane in 2004. Subsequently abandoned.

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Lake Wales, FL: Passion Play Amphitheatre Front Text: "The Lake Wales Amphitheater, Lake Wales, Fla."
Reverse Text: "The Lake Wales Amphitheater is located two miles south of Lake Wales on U. S. Highway 27. The Amphitheater, built in 1952 for the winter performances of the world famous Black Hills Passion Play, seats over 3,000 persons. Acoustically perfect, and with a stage length of 340 feet, this Amphitheater will be the scene of other fine outdoor entertainments during other times of the year."
Publisher: Morse's Photo Service, Lake Wales, FL; Curteich; LW20
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Palmetto FL to Lexington OH, 1954

Lake Wales, FL: Passion Play Amphitheatre Reverse Text: "Passion Play Amphitheater, Lake Wales, Florida (side view). Here the famous Black Hills Passion Play with Josef Meier in the role of Christus is presented annually during the winter months."
Publisher: H. S. Crocker, San Francisco CA; BH-7a
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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