"It's incredibly unique," said Stan Burgett, the principal of Passion Play Ministries International.
The play will open in Farmington this weekend and continue through April 4.
It includes both Spanish and English showings.
The international actors will perform in Farmington on Wednesday and Thursday.
said organizers did a test drive of the idea during a performance in Shiprock nine years ago.
"It really gave us a model to shoot for," he
said the five actors alternated scenes and the transitions were so smooth that some people in the audience did not realize it was a different Jesus on stage.
said the idea behind bringing in actors from different nationalities is to show that no matter where you are in the world "you could always find Christ.
The play also provides a message of hope and healing that appeals to many people, Burgett
"We have the opportunity to step across denominational lines," he