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Fireworks Show to be Offered in Medora

Professionally produced fireworks display to be offered in Medora following the Medora Musical on July 4.

 

(Medora, ND) – Independence Day visitors to Medora will be treated with an increasingly rare commodity this Independence Day holiday: fireworks.

While many families across North Dakota will be unable to enjoy the thrill of viewing fireworks like summers past, those in Medora will still have the chance to enjoy some classic Americana celebration with the professionally produced fireworks display following the Medora Musical on July 4.

Personally discharged fireworks are prohibited in Medora this season, but the annual display by the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation and professional pyro technicians will take place as scheduled. READ MORE »

New Host of the Medora Musical Teams with All-Star Cast

New Host of the Medora Musical Teams with All-Star Cast

Wollan to Host alongside talented cast from around the nation and North Dakota

(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, in conjunction with StageWest Entertainment, is excited to announce the cast and band of the 2016 Medora Musical. Following the conclusion of thousands of auditions in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Tennessee, a new host, veteran co-host, and 12 all-star Burning Hills Singers have been selected for this year’s performance.

Long time Burning Hills Singer, Chet Wollan, will take on a brand-new role as the host of this year’s Medora Musical. His charming, musical approach will be balanced, of course, by his lovable antagonist, Bill Sorensen, who returns as co-host for his fourth straight year.

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New Shows to Accompany Medora Musical

New Shows to Accompany Medora Musical

Two Brand-New Shows and a Revised Favorite Come to Medora this Summer

(Medora, ND) — The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) is pleased to announce that two brand-new shows and a fan-favorite reprisal will play in downtown Medora all summer long, accompanying the 2016 Medora Musical, which opens on June 3.

All-new in Medora, Jared Mason: LIVE! and The Medora Gospel Brunch bring the very best of the Medora Musical into their own exciting, family-friendly shows this summer. The fan-favorite, TR Salute to Medora featuring Joe Wiegand, has been revamped to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Park System, and the impact our North Dakota Badlands had on Theodore Roosevelt. READ MORE »

Medora Musical to be Televised

Medora Musical to be Televised

Encore Broadcast of the Medora Musical in Memory of Sheila Schafer March 27th

(Medora, N.D.) The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, in conjunction with BEK Communications, is pleased to announce that an encore broadcast of the Medora Musical will air at 7 PM CST on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016.

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Sheila Schafer Passes Away

Sheila Schafer Passes Away

Medora and North Dakota to say good bye to an icon

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(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) and the many members of the Schafer family sadly announce today the passing of Sheila Schafer. She was 90. READ MORE »

Medora Musical Auditions Begin This Weekend

Medora Musical Auditions Begin This Weekend

(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, in conjunction with StageWest Entertainment, is pleased to announce that auditions for the 2016 Season of the Medora Musical are set to begin this weekend for performers interested in trying out for the Burning Hills Singers and Coal Diggers Band.

Auditions this weekend are:

  • Saturday, January 30, Bismarck, North Dakota, 10am, at the Lynne Center at Good Shepard Lutheran Church.
  • Sunday, January 31, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1pm, at the Howard Rehearsal Hall within the Hvidsten Hall of Music at Concordia College.

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Medora Musical Auditions for 2016 Season Fast Approaching

Medora Musical Auditions for 2016 Season Fast Approaching

Auditions to be held in Bismarck, Fargo, Minneapolis, and Memphis

The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, in conjunction with StageWest Entertainment, is pleased to announce audition dates for the 2016 Season of the Medora Musical – which has now entertained nearly four million people since its first showing in 1965.

Auditions for singers, dancers, and musicians interested in becoming members of the Burning Hills Singers and Coal Diggers Band will be held at the dates and times below. READ MORE »

The Medora Musical — Coming to a TV Near You

The Medora Musical — Coming to a TV Near You

BEK Prime to Televise 50th Anniversary Performance of the Medora Musical November 29th, at 7 PM CST

(Medora, N.D.) — The Medora Musical will be broadcast on television for the first time in its 50-year history, when BEK Broadcasting Network launches “BEK Prime” — new programming that showcases great North Dakota content, in prime-time.

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A Magical Musical Medora Christmas

A Magical Musical Medora Christmas

Featuring musical performances by Emily Walter and Jared Mason and magic of Bill Sorensen

(MEDORA, ND) Today the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) announced that three best of the west entertainers are bringing Medora-style, family entertainment to the four corners of the state with 13 shows in 10 communities between Nov. 28 and Dec. 13, 2015.

A Magical Musical Medora Christmas variety show will feature three of the top performers to have graced the stage of the Burning Hills Amphitheater, including Medora Musical co-hosts Bill Sorenson and Emily Walter. They will be joined by yodeler extraordinaire Jared Mason.

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Medora Musical Closes with Record Attendance, Bully Pulpit on Pace to do the Same

Medora Musical Closes with Record Attendance, Bully Pulpit on Pace to do the Same

Medora Musical sees over 124,000 and Bully Pulpit en route to 19,000

(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) announced today the final, record-setting numbers for this year’s 50th Anniversary Season of the Medora Musical – and that Bully Pulpit Golf Course is on pace to set a record of its own, as well.

At the close of this year’s finale, the 2015 Medora Musical had set a new, all-time record for attendance, with 124,074 audience members taking in this summer’s 100-show season. This year’s record-setting attendance number surpassed 2014 – a year that took Musical attendance over 100,000 for the first time in eight years – by over 20,000 attendees.

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