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Paul Bunyan Playhouse

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
June 2, 2015
(From left) Actors Bonni Allen, Ryan Parker Knox, Matt Berdahl and Katherine Tieben pose during rehearsal on Tuesday morning for"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," the first play of the season for the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. The show Wednesday at 7:30 tonight. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
A ‘Perfect’ start for the Playhouse: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ opens season for PBP
June 2, 2015 - 7:26pm
May 24, 2015
Zach Curtis, artistic director for the Paul Bunyan Playhouse, performs in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” last season. (Submitted photo)
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
May 24, 2015 - 12:45am
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 5, 2014
Playhouse to host auditions for 2015 summer season
October 5, 2014 - 12:26am
(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
March 26, 2014
Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio — Geppetto’s Musical Tale” to be presented
March 26, 2014 - 12:43am
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
July 30, 2013
MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Actress Kristen Husby as Amalia receives a love letter unknowingly sent from George, as played by Jake Endres, in the background in "She Loves Me," the final play of the season from the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. The play opens Wednesday night.
Love letters: "She Loves Me" a classic tale of comedy, romance
July 30, 2013 - 6:52pm
July 17, 2013
MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Actor Michael Lee receives a lot of attention from (from left) Sarah Gibson, Katherine Thieben-Holt and Bonni Allen in the new Paul Bunyan Playhouse production "Boeing Boeing," a comedy farce that starts tonight and runs through Sunday and also July 24-27.
Soaring through laughs: "Boeing Boeing" opens at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 17, 2013 - 9:40am
July 16, 2013
MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Actor Michael Lee receives a lot of attention from (from left) Sarah Gibson, Katherine Thieben-Holt and Bonni Allen in the new Paul Bunyan Playhouse production "Boeing Boeing," a comedy farce that starts tonight and runs through Sunday and also July 24-27.
Up in the air: "Boeing Boeing" opens at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 16, 2013 - 11:29pm
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