Bonham Theatre Project 2018 Annual Meeting


The Bonham Theatre will hold its annual meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018. The meeting will be held at The Bonham, 519 E Street, Fairbury.

This meeting is open to the public, however, only individuals with a current paid up membership are eligible to vote on matters presented to the membership at the annual meeting and special meetings, including the election of the BTP board of directors.

The membership fee is $25 and can be directed to P. O. Box 202, Fairbury, NE 68352 or can be paid on line through our website: or a membership can be purchased at the meeting.

Claim your name on a theatre seat today

Claim your name on a theatre seat today

bonham-seating-chart-012217Almost half of the available seats have been claimed.

Construction crews continue to make headway on renovations to the Bonham Theatre. Walls are being framed, plaster work is coming along and we’ve even started testing the video boards of the new marquee. Soon the auditorium will be ready for the new theatre seats. The renovated auditorium will boast 234 seats. Be sure to stake your claim with a $250 donation and one of those seats will bear your custom inscription.

Ready to stake your claim on a seat, click here to download the Chair-ity Campaign Form. To learn more about giving to the Bonham contact President Brooke at 402-587-0683 or Treasurer Debby at 402-300-7146.

Bonham Chair-ity Auction Winners Announced

The Chair-ity Auction for Bonham was held Friday, Nov. 18 at the Fairbury Elks Lodge. Over 120 people gathered together to bid on 18 uniquely designed theatre chairs and together raise over $3000. The auction began online and continued with a live auction featuring auctioneer Justin Schultis of Schultis and Son.

Bonham Chair-ity Auction Winners

Chair Title – Winning Bid – Winning Bidder

  • 1965 International – $625.00 – Brian Stewart
  • A Little Splash of Disney – $50.00 – Randy Bauer
  • Albuquerque – $55.00 – Paul Aden
  • Bonnie & Clyde – $300.00 – Gary LaBass
  • Deer Hunter – 430.00 – Jeff Holliday
  • Degas – $60.00 – Debby Ebke
  • Demask – $165.00 – Randy Bauer
  • Electrifying – $80.00 – Tim Linscott
  • For Doggies or Daddies – $60.00 – Jill Davis
  • Game Boy – $50.00 – Randy Bauer
  • Land & Water Collide – $170.00 – Trevor Gill
  • Marvel-ous Rocker – $255.00 – Hali Bielser
  • Night at the Movies – $50.00 – Randy Bauer
  • Regal Regina – $150.00 – Deb Weichel
  • Take a Seed – $50.00 – Teri Starr
  • The Good Life – $270.00 – Debby Ebke
  • Theatre of the Constitution – $50.00 – Randy Bauer
  • Wonderland – $300.00 – Natalie Julin-McCleary

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The board would like to thank Westin Packaged Meats, Union Bank, Pure Se’re’nite’ Spa, Husker Rehab, Maatsch’s, Walmart, Thrivent, First National Bank of Fairbury for their donations to this event. A special thank you to Jo Ann Beu and the Fairbury Elks Lodge for a wonderful venue.