Paul Behncke



Acting Credits

1999: May 1999 The Madwoman of Chaillot
2000: January 19-22 & 25-29 The Curious Savage
2001: March 21-24 & 27-31 Departures & Arrivals
2002: Jan 30-Feb 2 & Feb 5-9 You Can't Take it With You -II
2003: May 28-31 & June 2-7 The Snow Ball
2005: February 1-5 and 8-12 Dancing at Lughnasa
2006: November 14-18 & 21-25 Happy Birthday Dear Alice
2008: May 20-31, 2008 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2010: March 23 - April 3, 2010 Postmortem
2010: Nov 9-13 & 16-20, 2010 The Taming of the Shrew
2011: May 10 - 21, 2011 A Few Good Men
2012: May 15-19 & 22-26, 2012 Romeo and Juliet
2013: May 14-18 & 21-25, 2013 A Flea In Her Ear
2013:September 17 - 28 John Buchan’s The 39 Steps
2014: May 13 - 24 Inherit the Wind
2014: November 4 - 8 & 11 - 15 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
2015: December 27-30 Mary Poppins
2016: December 27-30 High School Musical

Production Credits

Production Manager John Buchan’s The 39 Steps
Financial Production Manager 4000 Miles
Stage Crew The Death of Dracula
Enchanted April
Set Construction Much Ado About Nothing
Set Carpenters The Dining Room
Construction Assistant Jaques Brel is Alive and Well ....
Rumors
West Moon Street
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon
4000 Miles
Set Painter The Long Weekend
Jenny's House of Joy
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Set Painting Assistant Murder in Noirville
Lighting Assistant West Moon Street
Pack of Lies
Sound Assistant Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
Continuity Rabbit Hole
Mary's Wedding
Continuity Assistant Homeward Bound
Properties Much Ado About Nothing
Furnishings The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Marquee Signs The Last Romance
Equivocation
Publicity John Buchan’s The 39 Steps
Agnes of God
Yo, Vikings!
Perfect Wedding
Inherit the Wind
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Night Sky
The Lion in Winter
The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon

From the program for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Utterson, Hyde) enjoys drawing from previous Kanata Theatre roles to help shape his characters in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: lawyer Sam Weinberg in A Few Good Men, psychotic war veteran Scanlon in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, suspected killer Bobby Carlyle in Postmortem and dance instructor Gerry Adams in Dancing at Lughnasa. Offstage, Paul is Director of Publicity with Kanata Theatre and regularly helps with set construction, painting, front of house, furnishings and set decor.

From the program for Inherit the Wind:

PAUL BEHNCKE (George Sillers) is grateful to count Inherit the Wind as his 15th Kanata Theatre show in 15 years. Recent roles include Clown in The 39 Steps, Romain Tournel in A Flea in Her Ear, Paris in Romeo and Juliet, Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew and Sam Weinberg in A Few Good Men.  Offstage, Paul is director of publicity for Kanata Theatre and has helped with set construction, painting, front of house, lighting and sound.

From the progam for John Buchan’s The 39 Steps

PAUL BEHNCKE (Clown) recently joined the fun onstage 7 days before opening night to share the role with injured Andrew Williams.  Previous Kanata Theatre roles include Romain Tournel in A Flea in Her Ear, Paris in Romeo & Juliet, Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, Sam Weinberg in A Few Good Men, Scanlon in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Bobby Carlyle in Postmortem. In addition to producing The 39 Steps he is Director or Publicity for Kanata Theatre and can also be found assisting with front of house duties, servery,  set construction, lighting, sound, properties and furnishings.

From the program for You Can't Take It With You:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Tony Kirby) finds himself pursuing marriage on the stage of Kanata Theatre for the fourth year in a row. First it was as a terrorist in The Madwoman of Chaillot, next as a mental patient in The Curious Savage and most recently as The Pilot in Departures and Arrivals. Paul thanks his understanding wife as he plays yet another young man who happily "gets the girl".

From the program for Happy Birthday Dear Alice:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Cormac) first appeared on the Kanata Theatre stage in 1999 as Pierre in The Madwoman of Chaillot. He has since appeared in five other productions including Jeffrey in The Curious Savage, Tony Kirby in You Can't Take it With You and most recently as Gerry in Dancing at Lughnasa. When not on stage, Paul contributes to Kanata Theatre's publicity and play selection committees as well as helping with set construction, properties, furnishings and house management.

From the program for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Scanlon) has performed in 7 previous productions with Kanata Theatre and this is his 2nd role as a mental patient, the first as Jeffrey in The Curious Savage. Other credits include Cormac in Happy Birthday Dear Alice, Gerry in Dancing at Lughnasa and Tony Kirby in You Can't Take it with You. Paul can also be found serving champagne on Opening Nights, painting sets and assisting with properties and furnishings. Lastly, special thanks go to his family for always supporting him.

From the program for Postmortem:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Bobby Carlyle) is thrilled to join a great cast and crew for his 9th performance with Kanata Theatre. Previous roles included Cormac in Happy Birthday Dear Alice, Gerry in Dancing at Lughnasa and Tony Kirby in You Can’t Take it with You. Paul can also be found serving champagne on Opening Nights, painting sets and assisting with properties and furnishings. Special thanks go to his family for always supporting him, on and off the stage.

From the program for The Taming of the Shrew:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Hortensio) continues his pursuit of younger women onstage, appearing last season as Bobby Carlyle in KT’s production of Postmortem. Previous roles include Cormac in Happy Birthday Dear Alice, Gerry in Dancing at Lughnasa and Tony Kirby in You Can’t Take it With You. He can also be found serving champagne on Opening Nights, painting sets and assisting with properties and furnishings. He is especially thrilled to share the stage with his wife (Sandy Wynne) and son (Sean Behncke) for the first time ever.

From the program for A Few Good Men:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Sam Weinberg) is excited to rejoin many cast and crew members from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest where he played troubled war veteran Scanlon. Recent roles include Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, Bobby Carlyle in Postmortem, and Cormac in Happy Birthday Dear Alice. He can also be found serving champagne on opening nights, painting sets and assisting with properties and furnishings. He is thrilled to share the stage with his son Sean for the 3rd time.

From the program for Romeo and Juliet:

PAUL BEHNCKE (Paris) continues to pursue younger women onstage after failing miserably as Hortensio in Kanata Theatre’s 2010 production of The Taming of the Shrew. Other recent roles include Sam Weinberg in A Few Good Men, Bobby Carlyle in Postmortem, and Cormac in Happy Birthday Dear Alice. He can also be found serving truffles on opening nights, painting sets and assisting with lighting, sound, properties and furnishings. Special thanks go out to his whole family for their continued support.

From the program for A Flea in Her Ear

PAUL BEHNCKE (Romain Tournel) continues to pursue women on stage after failing miserably as Paris in Romeo & Juliet and Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew. Other Kanata Theatre roles include Sam Weinberg in A Few Good Men, Scanlon in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Bobby Carlyle in Postmortem, and Cormac in Happy Birthday, Dear Alice. He can also be found assisting with front of house duties, servery, publicity, set construction, lighting, sound, properties and furnishings.