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Featured Variety Acts Announced for 2017 Medora Musical

Three of four acts selected; feature acts take stage during second half of show

(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is excited to announce the 2017 Featured Variety Acts of the Medora Musical.

For decades, world-class variety acts have been a part of the 52-year-old Medora Musical. Performers from around the globe have offered family-friendly entertainment as a part of each year’s musical production — with everything from comedians and dancing dogs, to juggling troupes, Chinese acrobats, and daredevils on bicycles taking the stage during the second half of each night’s show.

This year’s Featured Variety Acts at the Medora Musical are: READ MORE »

Bill Sorensen Returns to Medora Musical, 5 Additional North Dakotans Make the Cast

Brand new talent joins seasoned professionals for 2017 show

(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, in conjunction with StageWest Entertainment, is excited to announce the cast of the 2017 Medora Musical.

Former Bismarck Mayor and long-time performer, Bill Sorensen, will make his return to the Medora Musical this June, to perform alongside the new host of the show, Chet Wollan, and a cast full of talent from across the country – including five other North Dakotans from Dickinson, Bismarck, and Fargo, and Grand Forks.

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2017 Medora Musical Auditions

Calling all singers and dancers!

Auditions for the Medora Musical have been announced.

We recruit talent from around the region and country, and some of the best comes from right in our own backyard — so if you have the talent and desire, head to one of these locations and audition! READ MORE »

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Medora Musical

For the past 51 years, the Medora Musical as we know it today has been entertaining audiences from across the country. The musical has come a long way since the original Old Four-Eyes show at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre in 1958 and the production of Teddy Roosevelt Rides Again – A Medora Musical in 1965. So how did the original show compare to the one we all know and love today?

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Veterans Day in Medora

All Veterans and active duty service members are invited to a special day in Medora with their families as we honor their service to our Country.

The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) will be hosting a series of special events in Medora Sunday, July 10 to honor our nation’s veterans. The annual Veterans Day Celebration salutes those who have served in the United States military.

The ceremonies will culminate with a flyover by three WWII fighter aircraft: a P-51 Mustang named “Boomer,” piloted by Fargo-based Toby McPherson, as well as a P-40 Warhawk and Navy Corsair (images below) from the world-famous Texas Flying Legends museum. Both McPherson and the Texas Flying Legends are active in supporting veterans across the nation. READ MORE »

Medora Musical Opening Weekend

Check out these Bully photos taken during the opening weekend of the Medora Musical!

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Cast of the Medora Musical to perform at North Dakota Heritage Center Prairie Amphitheater, Bismarck

The public and media are invited to attend this pre-season showing of the Burning Hills Singers and the Co-hosts of the Medora Musical on May 17

(MEDORA, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation  and North Dakota Heritage Center are excited to announce that the cast of the 2016 Medora Musical will perform:


May 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

ND Heritage Center side lawn at the Prairie Amphitheater

612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501


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Some Medora Musical All-stars Have a Special Message for You!

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Here’s Your 2016 Medora Musical Variety Acts

Goodness gracious!

Look at the variety act lineup for the 2016 Medora Musical!

todd oliver

Todd Oliver & Friends
June 3 through July 4
A Stand-up Guy the Whole Family Can Laugh With!

Have you ever met a talking dog, a real talking dog? Get ready folks because this season you’re going to meet the funniest character on 4 legs! Irving, with a little help from his friend Todd Oliver, is going to talk up a storm. If you ever wondered how a dog looks at life, this little home raised companion is going to give it to you straight from the dog’s mouth.

Todd Oliver and Friends have been a feature on Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Today Show!

Todd is now touring, bringing his brand of family fun to towns across America. So sit back and get ready, you might even find yourself on stage!

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Which Medora Musical Cast Member Are You?

If ya didn’t hear, we announced the cast of the 2016 Medora Musical! And really, if you didn’t hear, you should read our Medora Musical Cast Announcement blog!

With all those all-star performers returning, you’re sure to see some of your favorites! Take our Which Medora Musical Cast Member quiz to find out which one you might be!