|Paul Somers photo by Bill Arnold
Somers ( Hugh Butternut ). A native of Waseca,
MN, Paul earned his B.S. in Theatre Arts from Mankato State University.
He has since performed at the
Jon Hassler Theater in The Odd Couple, Simon's Night, and Grand Opening , and with the Lake Pepin Players
in their production of The Fantasticks, featuring Gary Sandy. More recently, he has performed in Drama: A Comedy and Rumors for Urban Samurai Theater, and Super Monkey for Jon Ferguson, an ensemble-written piece which performed in the Dowling Lab at the Guthrie Theater. Paul was a founding member of the Merlin Players,
based in Fairbault, MN, and he has toured with CLIMB Theater and
the National Theater for Children. His commercial credits include
ads for Subway, Green Mill and Best Buy. Paul's favorite role is
that of father to his four (that's right, FOUR) sons Jack, Gregory,
William and Alec, without whose love and support this performing
thing would not be possible.