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THE MEDORA Gospel Brunch

The most inspiring show in Medora!

This toe-tappin’ gospel revue will give you a gorgeous gospel glow and have you humming all day long! Whether you grew up with gospel music or you just want to hear some great music and a good gospel origin story, the Gospel Brunch is made for you.

Start with a beautiful array of your brunch favorites — endless helpings of egg bakes, breakfast meats and more. Then take in a refreshed gospel celebration with a full band and gospel quartet.

And it’s all hosted by the “Queen of the West,” Emily Walter! 


June 16 – September 10

Wed & Fri-Sun

9:30 AM MDT

Town Square Showhall



Brunch and show starting at $49.95 + taxes & fees
Show only starting at $27.95 + taxes & fees

Youth 17 and Under

Brunch and show starting at $31.95 + taxes & fees

Show only starting at $18.95 + taxes & fees

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– All ticketing deals, options, and pricing is available online. We expect a high volume of calls, so we encourage you to buy your tickets and make hotel reservations using the fastest, and easiest way, exclusively online.

– There are ticket resellers and secondary markets for tickets. For the best seats and to eliminate the risk of fraud, get tickets through or any location in Medora where tickets are sold. Purchasing tickets from any other seller runs a high risk of receiving fraudulent tickets. 

– Seat Map: The Town Square Showhall has table style seating with a lot of options! View a detailed seat map here to identify sections,  and ADA seating.

2023 Gospel Brunch Cast

Emily Walter


Bill Sorensen

Special Message

Jessica Bradish

De Moines, IA

Jessica is thrilled to be back in Medora for her 9th season in The Medora Musical. Originally from Des Moines, IA, she received her BFA in musical theater performance from Wagner College in NYC. Past favorite roles include Rhetta Cupp in the national tour of Pump Boys and Dinettes, Mavis in the 20th anniversary tour of Church Basement ladies, Lee in Cowgirls at Pioneer Theatre Company in Utah, and Christmas Past in the national tour of A Christmas Carol. Love and thanks to Ryan, Babba, and all of her friends and family for their support.

Damon Fichter

Dickinson, ND

Damon was born and raised in Dickinson, ND, and earned a BA in Music at Dickinson State University. After graduating he moved to Minneapolis, MN and found prosperity teaching private
voice/piano lessons; acting in film/theater; and performing in various bands. Now calling Nashville, TN home, Damon continues to teach alongside various projects as a songwriter, session musician,
and recording artist known as “a human”. No matter where his journey takes him, Damon forever cherishes the special kind of magic that can only be found in Medora.

Nate Gilanyi

Burlington, WI

Nate is excited to be returning to the ND Badlands. A graduate of Belmont University, Nate has recently been seen in Jersey Boys (Mill Mountain Theatre) as well as ELF: The Musical, Mary Poppins, and Ragtime (Nashville Rep.) Originally from Burlington, WI, Nate has performed and traveled the world on cruise ships (RCCL, NCL, Celebrity, HAL). In his free time, he loves traveling and enjoying cuisines from different cultures. Nate is tremendously thankful for the continuous love and support from his family and friends.
Instagram: @nategilanyi

Taylor Leet Vogel

Bismarck, ND

Taylor is elated to be back in Medora for the 2023 season! Raised in her beautiful hometown of Bismarck, Taylor grew up with a love for singing and dancing. Her dream of performing took her to the Windy City of Chicago, where she earned a BA in Vocal Performance: Contemporary Urban Popular from Columbia College Chicago. Taylor’s love for performing brought her back to North Dakota where she has been a Burning Hills Singer in the Medora Musical since 2017. This past September she married guitarist Adam Vogel. They reside in Bismarck and perform. Taylor is grateful for the love and support from her family,
friends, hometown, and the state of North Dakota!

Carson Hooley

Percussion | Waco, TX

Carson has performed in the Medora Musical and the Medora Gospel Brunch now for 4 seasons and is happy to be back. Originally from Waco Texas, he has recently relocated to Nashville, Tennessee. As a 40-year percussion veteran, Carson has performed around the world with top name artists/shows, and is excited to bring his vast experience to Medora. Follow him on Instagram @hooleycarson.

Brian-Michael Medina

NEW Bass | New York, NY

Brian was first inspired as a teenager to pick up the bass by Classic Rock’s finest. Brian attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston; majoring in Film Scoring. During this time, he honed his skills and worked on his craft among various funk, rock, R&B, and pop styles. After his time at Berklee, Brian started his career as a professional bassist playing in theme parks and has performed worldwide, from the original music scene of NYC to Norwegian Cruise Lines. Currently, he teaches and is a freelance musician in NYC.

Travis Smith

Keyboard | Columbus, OH

Travis hails all the way from Columbus, OH. Along with being a pianist and multi-instrumentalist, he has music directed nearly 100 professional productions. Travis is also a freelance composer and arranger having written several children’s shows that have been performed and seen by thousands of children every year. Additionally, he is the composer/lyricist for the award-winning musical “Steeple People: A Southern Gospel Comedy” a musical about a gospel quartet from Stinking Creek Tennessee. IG:travisleesmith


Pre-book your group and save!


Groups of 20 or more receive great rates to the Medora Gospel Brunch and other Medora favorites! Contact Group Event Services to learn more.


Black Friday Weekend

buy one get one 50% off

Fri, November 25 12:00 AM – Mon, November 28 11:59 PM

We’re back with our absolute BEST deals of the year, available Black Friday through Cyber Monday! That’s 4 days of great deals!

Closed For The Season. See You In Spring 2023.