Medora Musical Announces Audition Dates for 50th Season

“The Greatest Show in the West” is looking for talent

(MEDORA, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, in Conjunction with Stage West Entertainment, announced today that auditions for the 2014 Medora Musical will begin in early February. Auditions will be open for singers, dancers and musicians interested in becoming members of the Burning Hills Singers and Coal Diggers band during the 50th year of the Medora Musical.

“Auditions for the Medora Musical attract some of the nation’s top stage talent, each year,” says Kinley Slauter, Burning Hills Amphitheater Director. “And being able to pick the best-of-the-best for the Show is an exciting process – especially so when members of the cast come from our home state of North Dakota.”

Four separate auditions will be held during the month of February.

  • February 7-11
    Memphis, TN, at the Playhouse on the Square*
  • February 11
    Minneapolis , MN, at the Plymouth Playhouse at 6:30 p.m.
  • February 15
    Bismarck, ND, at the Sidney J. Lee Auditorium, Bismarck State College, at 11:00 a.m.
  • February 16
    Fargo, ND,  at the Howard Rehearsal Hall within the Hvidsten Hall of Music, Concordia College at 1:00 p.m.

*Auditionees must be registered with United Professional Theatre Auditions (UPTA)

Following cast selection, rehearsals for the 50th year of the Medora Musical begin in Minneapolis on May 8. The 2014 Medora Musical will be performed live at the Burning Hills Amphitheater every night, June 6 to September 6, at 7:30 p.m. MDT, in the 2,900-seat Burning Hills Amphitheater.

Justin Fisk, Marketing Director
Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation



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  1. Phil gridley
    January 18, 2014    

    When do the shows start this Summer

  2. January 30, 2014    

    Phil, thanks for the question! The Medora Musical shows from June 6th to September 6th this year. You can get all the info you need at We’re excited to see you at the Show this year!

  3. March 17, 2014    

    Howdy, ND, from Burning Hill Singers of 1979-81! Peter Martin and I are celebrating 35 years in the entertainment business and will be in ND for the summer. Is beautiful Medora (i.e.,pitchfork fondues, saloons, parties) hiring “seasoned” musicians (pun intended!)?? Stacie