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Address: Medora, ND
Phone Number: 701-623-4444

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Highlight of trip across North Dakota

We stopped in Medora to eat lunch and the timing was right to see this early afternoon show. We learned a lot about Teddy Roosevelt. Highly recommend. Lasted about an hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2016
Athens, Tennessee
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Westchester, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a treat to see someone so immerse themselves in a role where you can not separate the actor from the person they are personifying. So much enjoyed listening to the stories of Teddy Roosevelt told by Wiegand in the Old Town Hall Theater. Don't miss it!

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Athens, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We stopped in Medora to eat lunch and the timing was right to see this early afternoon show. We learned a lot about Teddy Roosevelt. Highly recommend. Lasted about an hour. Thank you, TR Joe.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Spent two days in Medora doing the Musical, Steak Fondue, Chateau, etc. We enjoyed Joe Wiegand's hour as Theodore Roosevelt at the Old Town Hall Theater the most of anything we did. He was mesmerizing. We are great TR fans, and found this characterization captivating. Very talented individual and wonderful presentation. Thank you, Joe Wiegand!

Thank PasCaLady
Russellville, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The reenactor's name is Joe Wiegand. He has appeared as TR on the History Channel, in nationwide performances, and also was invited to the White House to perform for President George W. Bush. That being said, this is a professional one-man show that will have you enthralled. From the hilarious and heart-touching stories, to the big booming laugh, commanding voice... More 

Thank Nanette L
Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The ticket was $10 and well worth the one hour history of TR. The guy that portrays TR was excellent and could almost pass as his twin. I recommend this to anyone visiting in Medora.

Thank Tyke555
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I have to start out by saying I'm slightly obsessed with TR and have read a great deal about him. With that as a background, I was really impressed by the one hour performance delivered in the quaint theater. It was historically accurate and the performer mixed humor and drama to grip the audience. He knitted together quite a performance... More 

Thank Steven N
snowbirds in Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We saw the show today and I can only say make time for it. It is wonderfully performed, informative, humorous and an excellent history lesson with a human approach. We missed this show the first time we visited Medora so this a must see. Spouse is not a play person but he went along and very happy he did. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you miss this you have really missed something ! This show is as if you have spent an hour with the president himself . Good for all ages , this reenactor makes you feel as if you had just spent an hour with Theodore himself . There is even a question and answer session at the end of the... More 

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Festus, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The gentleman who portrayed Theodore Roosevelt seems to be the real Teddy! He stays in character after the show also and greets you as you leave and pictures are a must! He is entertaining as well as informative. It is the second time we have seen him and I wouldn't have missed it. He made me appreciate President Roosevelt more... More 

Thank jdck
Chester, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was an enjoyable hour spent with an excellent Teddy Roosevelt impersonator. He gave a good overview of Teddy's life with some interesting stories behind the events that are not well known. The only draw-backs were that Teddy started 10 minutes late, which made us anxious about making another tour on-time, and the noise level of the audience was unbearable.... More 

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