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June 21, 2019
Comedian and television star Bob Newhart. Courtesy of Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Comic legend Bob Newhart to perform at first-ever Minneapolis Comedy Fest
June 21, 2019 - 11:19am
June 20, 2019
Geoff Stephenson as “Sidney Bruhl” (center), Alana LaBissoniere as his wife “Myra Bruhl” and Sam Scherrer as the student “Clifford Anderson,” rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of “Deathtrap,” which opens at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Chief Theater. (Annalise Braught | Bemidji Pioneer)
The play within the play: ‘Deathtrap’ second show of Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
June 20, 2019 - 4:49pm
June 6, 2019
Cast members of Paul Bunyan Playhouse rehearse a song from their upcoming performance of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” which opens at 7:30 tonight and runs through June 15 at the Historic Chief Theater. (Annalise Braught | Bemidji Pioneer)
A jukebox musical: Paul Bunyan Playhouse gets off to a rockin' start
June 6, 2019 - 5:03pm
May 3, 2019
Jan Syverson's goal is to bring people together and make them laugh with his comedy. David Samson / The Forum
'People do want to hear what we have to say': Fargo man helps represent LGBT community in comedy scene
May 3, 2019 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2019
Joie Bishop (played by Maggie Loxtercamp) and Dennis D. Dragon (played by Brandt Johnson) perform a song during rehearsal of Bemidji Community Theater’s upcoming production of “The Reluctant Dragon” at the historic Chief Theatre that will be held March 29-31 and April 5-7, with special school matinees on April 2 and 3.  Annalise Braught | Bemidji Pioneer
Community Theater presents 'The Reluctant Dragon'
March 24, 2019 - 7:30am
February 6, 2019
Gabe Mayfield and Emily Reed perform a Disco Remix during the Minnesota Ballet Celebrity Dance Challenge at the Marshall School Fregeau Auditorium in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Pros and regular Joes on their toes: Minnesota Ballet fundraiser pairs company members with Duluth community for a night of dance
February 6, 2019 - 8:42pm
January 12, 2019
A selfie taken by Aberdeen comedian Spencer Dobson in front of the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck in December. Submitted photo
Prison inmates get a chance to laugh thanks to South Dakota comic
January 12, 2019 - 3:17pm
January 11, 2019
This photo showing Olof Ohman, center, with the Runestone is dramatized in Mark Jensen’s play “Runestone! The Rock Musical.” Special to Forum News Service
Playwright brings hometown feel to Kensington Runestone musical being staged in St. Paul
January 11, 2019 - 11:37am
September 5, 2018
Bemidji Community Theater’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” will open at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the Chief Theater. Pictured in the back from left are Howard Hurdler, LaDon Howes, Vicki Stenerson, Amanda Davenport and Eric Callagan. In the front are Julie Kaiser, Steven Mayer, Mary Anderson, Blair Treuer and Robert Saxton. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A streetcar in downtown Bemidji?: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ next Bemidji Community Theater production
September 5, 2018 - 7:07pm
August 18, 2018
Ticket lottery offers chance to see ‘Hamilton’ for $10
August 18, 2018 - 9:20am
August 1, 2018
Gianna Schiller, playing Tracy Turnblad in the Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s production of “Hairspray,” rehearses the show’s opening song on Monday evening at the Historic Chief Theater. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A lot of volume for this 'Hairspray': Broadway musical will close out Paul Bunyan Playhouse summer season
August 1, 2018 - 9:31am
July 19, 2018
Alexondrea Thong Vanh, left, and Katelin DeLorenzo rehearse on Wednesday for the upcoming Paul Bunyan Playhouse production of "Steel Magnolias" at the Chief Theater. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
‘Steel Magnolias’ will steal your heart: Show opens Friday at the Chief Theater
July 19, 2018 - 3:52pm
July 5, 2018
Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s production of “Clue, the Musical” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Get a 'Clue' at this performance: Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s ‘Clue the Musical’ debuts Friday
July 5, 2018 - 2:31pm
June 15, 2018
Sam Stalboerger performs as Farmer Brown on Friday in the production of "Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type" at BSU. He performed with, from left, Emily Douglas, Noah Marmorine and Abby Marie Cowan. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Raise the curtain: Bemidji Community Theater showcases theater camp students
June 15, 2018 - 6:05pm
June 10, 2018
Ryan Deblock as Shaky Larkin (left), Eddie Binda as Baby Face Nelson and Michael Roberts as Johnny Fingers will appear in "Baby Face," a Stage North Theatre Company production, beginning Wednesday, June 13. Submitted photo
Brainerd's legend of Baby Face: Original play depicts infamous bank robbery
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am