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Paul Bunyan Playhouse
August 2, 2016
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE: Working ‘9 to 5’ in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s highly anticipated musical finale for their 2016 summer season, “9 to 5,” opens at 7:30 Wednesday...
August 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
July 19, 2016
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- Remember the days of family outings in a so-called simpler time when parents lived within their budgets and children pleaded for trips...
July 19, 2016 - 7:07pm
July 5, 2016
“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” debuts at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI—Sibling relationships can be tricky to navigate; given the likely and numerous minefields that are an automatic part of the landscape...
July 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
June 21, 2016
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
BEMIDJI—The Paul Bunyan Playhouse will present the opening night performance of "Red, White and Tuna" 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chief...
June 21, 2016 - 8:29pm
June 7, 2016
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE: ‘Altar’ed states of funny: ‘Altar Boyz’ opens Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s 66th season
BEMIDJI -- It is opening night for the Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s 66th summer season of professional theater -- and the audience is certain to...
June 7, 2016 - 8:45pm
May 29, 2016
Paul Bunyan Playhouse prepares for 66th summer season
BEMIDJI — Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan Playhouse, located in the historic Chief Theatre, will kick off its 66th beginning in June. Musical comedy “Altar Boyz,” a parody of contemporary boy bands, will get things started. The Altar Boyz is a fictional Christian boy band on the last...
May 29, 2016 - 12:18am
July 26, 2015
You can come home again: Accomplished singer/performer Matt Goinz returns to lend a hand in PBP final show of the season
BEMIDJI—Matthew (Matt) Goinz disproves the quote by the late American author Thomas Wolfe, "You Can't Go Home Again," for every time he...
July 26, 2015 - 12:20am
June 30, 2015
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE: Mobsters, molls, money and mayhem. ‘Prints’ a classic tale of 1930’s Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Playhouse presents “Prints,” opening at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji....
June 30, 2015 - 7:14pm
June 16, 2015
Over the moon. . . for underpants? ‘The Underpants’ debuts Wednesday at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- “The Underpants,” a delightful adaptation by Steve Martin of the German farce “Die Hose,” opens at 7:30 Wednesday at the Chief...
June 16, 2015 - 6:17pm
June 2, 2015
A ‘Perfect’ start for the Playhouse: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ opens season for PBP
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Playhouse chose well for the premiere production of its 2015 summer season -- the first offering in the final year...
June 2, 2015 - 7:26pm
May 24, 2015
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
BEMIDJI—It was the obvious support of the arts within and around the Bemidji community that caught Zach Curtis' eye when he first made...
May 24, 2015 - 12:45am
April 9, 2015
“Honk” the musical, opening Friday
"HONK," the charming musical version of The Ugly Duckling, will be presented by the Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse over...
April 9, 2015 - 5:27pm
October 5, 2014
Playhouse to host auditions for 2015 summer season
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Playhouse will host auditions for the 2015 season. Auditions will run from from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Chief Theatre, 314 Beltrami Ave. N.
October 5, 2014 - 12:26am
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI -- "Leapin' lizards! It's Annie!" Not to be missed, and billed the world over as one of the most uplifting plays ever onstage, "Annie"...
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
July 16, 2014
'Step' right up for this show; ‘The 39 Steps’ opens tonight at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- "The 39 Steps" is a fast-paced whodunit and one of the funniest shows to hit the stage of the Chief Theater. Opening at 7:30 tonight,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:22am