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Paul Bunyan Playhouse

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
July 3, 2013
Actors Peter Simmons and Joel Raney, in back, rehearse a scene in the play "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the third play of the summer season for the Paul Bunyan Playhouse at the Historic Chief Theatre. The play runs through July 13, but not on Thursday, the Fourth of July. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ opens tonight at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 3, 2013 - 12:25am
June 19, 2013
The second play of the summer at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse is the powerful drama "Dancing at Lughnasa" written by Brian Fiels. From left, Leslie Ball, Julie Ann Nevill, Katie Adducci, Melanie Wehrnacher and Katherine Tieben-Holt rehearse a scene about the sisters reliving their pasts. The play runs through June 29 with performances at 8 p.m. except Sundays with a 2 p.m. matinee. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
'Dancing at Lughnasa’ new show at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
June 19, 2013 - 12:04am
June 4, 2013
MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
(From left) Actors Michael Lee, Mike Postle and Brian Kelly rehearse from inside their fish house for “Guys on Ice,” the Paul Bunyan Playhouse production that opens tonight at the Historic Chief Theater. The play about two ice fishing buddies runs through June 15.
Guys on Ice kicks off PBP season
June 4, 2013 - 5:15pm
January 10, 2013
Curtis returns to Paul Bunyan Playhouse; auditions set for Jan. 21
January 10, 2013 - 11:23pm
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
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