Each year, The Mormon's hold the one of the world's greatest outdoor theatrical productions, the Hill Cumorah Pageant.
Every July, seven evening performances are presented on the beautiful Cumorah hillside in
This is a beautiful story, based on the Book of Mormon. It is held on an enormous 10 level stage, twelve-tower lighting, state-of-the-art sound system with Hollywood special effects.
There is a costumed cast of over 650 who provide a truly spectacular show. There are 8,000 seats set up in the field below the Hill:
How could I resist a photo with a cast member?
The Mormon performers travel from all over the world to participate and mingle throughout the crowd for hours before the performance. They are of all ages, toddlers to adults!
And their costumes are quite unique and so colorful :
The opening processional of the entire costumed cast through the audience is quite similar to the beginning of many of the great medieval pageants.
The show begins just as the sky darkens with a prayer and trumpeteers:
The Pageant tells 10 short story scenes from the Bible and the Book of Mormon.
There is fire, rain, thunder, earthquakes and is easily seen from any seat.
Some visitors bring coolers and blankets and lay on the lawn
It is a beautiful production sharing the Mormon's message of Jesus Christ:
It is always held around the 2nd week of July - a show not to be missed!