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July 19, 2016
Pictured in the front row are Betti Battocletti playing Mom; Michael Lee playing Dad and in the back row are Brett Lawlor playing Don Browning and Siri Hammond playing Sis in Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s presentation of “Leaving Iowa.” (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 19, 2016 - 7:07pm
July 5, 2016
Darin Kerr (left) plays Vanya and Siobhan Bremer is Sonia in the Paul Bunyan Playhouse's presentation of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," which will open at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” debuts at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
August 30, 2015
JILLIAN GANDSEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
“A Flower for Death in the Wild, Wild West” opened this past Friday at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. A 2 p.m. matinee is set for today and the play runs again Sept. 3-5. Pictured from left to right are Blair Treuer as Dixie Hollander, Ali Daniels as Clover, Anna Larranaga as Ella, Norwood F. Hall II as Boi Caldron and Mark Thorson as Billy Cash.
The Wild West comes to Bemidji: Author Mark Thorson and director Greg Gasman team up for show
August 30, 2015 - 12:08am
(From left) Actors Emily A. Grodzik, Grant Henderson, Randall J. Funk and Melanie Wehrmacher pose during rehearsal on Tuesday morning for “Prints,” which opens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Chief Theater. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE: Mobsters, molls, money and mayhem. ‘Prints’ a classic tale of 1930’s Minnesota
June 30, 2015 - 7:14pm
June 16, 2015
Pictured from left to right are Betti Battocletti, as Gertrude, Mitch Berntson, as Versati, and Bonni Allen, as Loise in Steve Martin's "The Underpants." The Paul Bunyan Playhouse will open with the adaptation at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Over the moon. . . for underpants? ‘The Underpants’ debuts Wednesday at Chief Theater
June 16, 2015 - 6:17pm
February 28, 2015
The Jingle Dress, an Ojibwe inspired film, will be shown at the historic Chief Theater in Bemidji on Saturday.
Ojibwe film hits silver screen: 'The Jingle Dress' to be shown at Chief Theater
February 28, 2015 - 6:29pm
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
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
October 8, 2013
Keillor to bring 'Prairie Home Companion' to Bemidji
October 8, 2013 - 2:38pm
July 31, 2013
Local actor Eric Webster has produced an old-time radio drama called “Shades Brigade” that will debut Monday at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. Submitted Photo
Radio Days revisited: Actor to produce old-time radio-drama at Chief Theater
July 31, 2013 - 11:48pm
November 20, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
November 20, 2012 - 12:11am
November 7, 2012
"Oliver" to open Friday in Bemidji
November 7, 2012 - 11:58pm
October 31, 2012
A newcomer to the theater scene in Bemidji, Tommy Saxton, left, is shown on stage with his mentor, Berit Dybing, right, in the Bemidji Community Theater/Paul Bunyan Playhouse production of “Oliver!”, which opens next week at the historic Chief Theater. Patt Rall | Bemidji Pioneer
Pals team up for leading roles in ‘Oliver!’ production
October 31, 2012 - 11:33pm
October 24, 2012
'Out of the Hat' on stage Saturday night
October 24, 2012 - 12:09am