Behind the Scenes: 2014 Medora Musical Rehearsals!

Hey ya’ll! We just announced the Medora Musical cast today! So we thought we’d give you a behind the scenes look at what goes into  making “The Greatest Show in the West”! Read on to see some great photo’s.

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 Rehearsal days start with lots of smiles…

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  …and large coffees!

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 Then costume fittings — plus hair of course.

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Then comes the dreaded — neckerchief lessons!

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Even the newbies have to learn the neckerchief ropes.

everyone tieing ties

Wait, how do these things tie, anyway?

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Just ask Candice!

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See!

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Told you! Just ask Candice!

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It takes weeks of practice to nail down the choreography of the Medora Musical — no moment is too short for practice!

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 There’s always a little joking around between Medora Musical Producer/Director, Curt Wollan, and “Queen of the West” Emily Walter.

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 I’m not sure if Johnny Cash would agree that “Blue is the new Black…”

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Hmmm, how did she tie this thing?

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I think I’ll try to tie Lars’ neckerchief…

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Kevin stretches his cheek muscles — smile big! 🙂

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 Chet Wollan cheeses it up.

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Our three North Dakota cast members: Misti Koop, Damon Fichter, and Delainie Wiedrich

2014 Medora Musical Cast

Then it’s time for the photo shoot!

Back row, from left: Carolyn, Delanie, John, Lars, Abby, Candice, Kevin, Kimberly.
Front row: Gerry, Damon, “Queen of the West” Emily, Chet, Misiti.

Not pictured: “Wild West Prestidigitator” Bill Sorensen.

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… and rehearsal days usually end like this: tired!

 

Did you enjoy this behind the scenes look at the Medora Musical? Then you’ll love one that’s right in the Burning Hills Amphitheatre!

 

GET A GLIMPSE BACK STAGE AT THE MEDORA MUSICAL!
See where all the action takes place during the “Greatest Show in the West” when you take in the Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour just before the show at 6:30pm.  Learn More!

 

Special Thanks to Paul Nixdorf for the great shots!

 

 

 

4 Comments

  1. Roger Johnson Roger Johnson
    May 15, 2014    

    Great looking group. Can hardly wait to see them this summer.

  2. Evelyn Elliott Evelyn Elliott
    May 15, 2014    

    Wow! I enjoyed this preview and can hardly wait until August to come & enjoy everything about Medora & especially the musical!!!!!!

  3. May 21, 2014    

    We will be there cheering you on on opening night. Can’t wait! Good Luck!

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