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October 25, 2015
Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” will be in Bemidji at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Sanford Center. (Submitted photo)
As he prepares to depart the airwaves, Garrison Keillor to perform ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ in Bemidji
October 25, 2015 - 12:27am
April 9, 2015
Pictured are (front row, from left) Sophia Morin, Steven Mayer, and Evelyn Cordts; and (back row, from left) Maggie Loxtercamp, Julie Kaiser, and Jonathan Ricke. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
“Honk” the musical, opening Friday
April 9, 2015 - 5:27pm
October 23, 2014
(From left) Actors Reed Olson, Charles Deeter, Norwood Hall, Chris Sorensen, Kevin Cease and Eric Kuha rehearse a scene from the play “Glengarry Glen Ross,” which debuts tonight and runs this weekend and next at Jammers Ballroom north of Bemidji. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Gearing up for 'Glengarry': Local play based on famous writing, movie
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
August 5, 2014
(In front left to right) Sarah Pullins listens to Addie Dauner, who plays Annie, as she sings. Also listening along in the back, from left to right, are Lindsey Hildenbrand, Berit Dybing, Dominica Bernstein, Sofia Hamilton and Carlie Burgoon. “Annie” is the summer season finale for the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. The play opens at 7:30 tonight in the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
July 16, 2014
(From left to right) Actors Emma Gochberg, Dave Gangler, Eric Webster and Dan Rooney rehearse a scene from “The 39 Steps,” the fourth play in the Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s summer season. The show opens at 7:30 tonight at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
'Step' right up for this show; ‘The 39 Steps’ opens tonight at Chief Theater
July 16, 2014 - 12:22am
July 2, 2014
The third play of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse summer season is “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” which opens at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Sunday, but there is no Friday, Fourth of  July, performance. The play also runs July 9-12. (From left) Actors Nate Chesney, Ryna London Levin, Catherine Battocletti, Zach Curtis, Katherine Tieben-Holt and (in back) Bonni Allen rehearse a scene Tuesday from the popular American play.Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 2, 2014 - 12:12am
June 19, 2014
The Paul Bunyan Playhouse will present the nostalgic musical “ I Do! I Do!” from June 18-22 and June 25-28. The two-person show features actors Andrea Leap and Sasha Andrews throughout 50 years of marriage. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
'I Do! I Do!' opens at Playhouse
June 19, 2014 - 2:59pm
June 4, 2014
The Paul Bunyan Playhouse opens it's 64th summer season with the humorous farce "Noises Off" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. (From left) Bonni Allen and Katherine Tieben-Holt react to Mitch Berntson with his britches down during rehearsal on Tuesday morning.
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE SEASON OPENER: Nothing quiet about 'Noises Off'
June 4, 2014 - 4:01pm
May 17, 2014
Bemidji Community Theater presents "Tom Jones"
May 17, 2014 - 2:10am
March 26, 2014
Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio — Geppetto’s Musical Tale” to be presented
March 26, 2014 - 12:43am
February 16, 2014
Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
The Bemidji Opera Theater production will present “Hansel and Gretel” with four performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturdat all at 7 p.m and a 2 p.m. matinee on Feb 22 in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex Main Theater. Shown above, the cast and chorus rehearse a scene, Hansel is played by Amanda Boring and Gretel is Margaret Ragan.
‘Hansel and Gretel’ the opera: BSU production promises something for all
February 16, 2014 - 12:37am
January 27, 2014
The annual Oxcars were held Sunday night. The awards celebrate theater in and around the Bemidji area. (Photo by Marsh Muirhead)
The Oxcars take the Red Carpet
January 27, 2014 - 8:19pm
December 11, 2013
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The Nary Community Center will play host to a holiday program on Saturday. The event starts with a potluck dinner at 5:30 p.m.
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
December 11, 2013 - 7:05pm
December 4, 2013
Actors Robert Saxton (King) and Julia Conlon (Anna) rehearse a scene from Rogers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” which is presented by The Paul Bunyan Playhouse and Bemidji Community Theater for the next two weekends. The play opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. and also will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and also the weekend of Dec. 13-14, as well as a 2 p.m. show on Dec. 15. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
'The King and I' opens Friday
December 4, 2013 - 10:41pm
September 26, 2013
Members of Bemidji Community Theater presents the play "The Games Afoot" this weekend. The show opens tonight and continues through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday with a 2 p.m. matinee. Shown seated (from left) are cast members, Bridget O’Sullivan, Larisa Berglund, Holly Alcott and Julie Kaiser. In back (from left) are Steve Saari, Jordan Shearer, Dee Jay Arens and Katie Carpenter. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Community Theater presents play
September 26, 2013 - 11:38pm