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The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell

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Photos from The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell.  Written by Lynn Nankivil and directed by Judy Myers.

Photos taken by Daniel Munson.

Woman in photos – Lisa K. Adams.

Man in photos wearing red hat and tan hat –  Andrew J. Hanzelka.

Man in photos wearing black coat – Walker Robeson.

Walker plays Lafayette Bunnell.

Andrew plays various roles in Lafayette’s life. The Agent (narrator) in Scene 1 and and then appears as the following characters: Willard Bunnell, The Recruiter, The Mexican Man, The Gold Rush Man, and Big Jim Savage.

Lisa also plays various roles in Lafayette’s life – Mrs. Nash, Matilda Bunnell, Witch-e-ain (an elderly Indian woman), The Mexican Woman, The Saloon Girl, and Lafayette’s wife (Sarah Smith Bunnell).

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Production Season

7th Annual Christmas Radio Show
Written by Alex Green
Directed by Tony Opelt
Dec. 7 - 9, 2018
Burke Music House
226 E 3rd St, Winona, MN
(Use the back entrance)


Historic Masonic Theatre Winona MN

Founded in 1997, Theatre du Mississippi is committed to the development and production of high-quality programs in the performing arts, particularly those that address important contemporary or historical issues. Our aim is to integrate artistic excellence and originality with a sense of community in the Winona area and beyond.

Theatre du Mississippi | P.O. Box 184 | Winona, MN 55987 | admin@theatredumiss.org

As a non-profit organization, we are grateful to the generosity of our sponsors and volunteers for helping us provide community outreach, education, entertainment and, in particular, dedication to original works. We are located in the Historic Masonic Theatre in the heart of Winona, Minnesota, in the bluff country of the upper Mississippi River Valley. We appreciate the following foundations and institutions for supporting our organization through their generous grants:
  • The Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation
  • SEMAC - McKnight Emerging Artist Grant, in cooperation with the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature
'Friends of the Masonic' is a citizens group focused on the preservation and restoration of the Historic Masonic Theatre, its building, and its collection of historic painted scenery. Please join us and share your ideas about how we might assist the City in preserving this historic building and the drops collection. Join us at: www.facebook.com/groups/279822072207056/.