Meet Me In St. Louis

Musical: Comedy

Directed by: Devyn Farney

Tickets: $16/adults and $10/student (12 & Under)

It is the summer of 1903, and everyone in the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. Over the course of a year, the family’s mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreaks. The musical includes seven of the best-loved songs from the film, plus ten additional Martin and Blane songs written specially for the stage. Memorable musical numbers include “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “The Boy Next Door,” “The Trolley Song,” and “Whenever I’m with You.”

Thursday, October 6th will be an Open Caption show. Anyone who wants to see captions should choose seats across from the projector screens (East & West sides) for this show only. There will be captions through the whole show. 

Esther Smith: Abigail Rusk
Rose Smith: Lydia Dutton
John Truitt: Dylan Nowlan
Warren Sheffield: Ryan Bogner
Mr. Alonso Smith: Mark Henry
Mrs. Anna Smith: Jaelyn Zoss
Lon Smith: Evan Enderle
Agnes Smith: Riley Nowlan
Tootie Smith: Esther Oxborrow
Grandpa Prophater: Thayer Martinez
Katie: Ady Sanders
Lucille Ballard: Cora Shults

Party Goers / Dance Ensemble:

Laynie Zika (Dance Captain)
Gaby Juarez (Dance Captain)
Grace Mathews (Eve)
Re’na Lyles
Isley Oxborrow
Jonathan Enderle
Brody Buescher
Jacob Fulton
Menzel Wells

Trolley Kids / Carolers:

Lilly Fore
Harlow Sharum
Hazel Lyons
June Lyons
Vincent Kilgore
Parker Williams
Peter Lyons

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Grossies and Gories Makeup Workshop

Taught by Makeup Artist Kieth Wagner

Grosses, and Gories and Blood, OH, My!!! Come and experience how to make the special effects of scrapes, brushes, slashes or bullet holes! This workshop will help teach students how to make these makeup looks with everyday household items!

Saturday, October 15
10:00am to 12:00pm

Available for ages 12 – 18

$25 per person

(Registration includes some makeup materials)

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.

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Death of a Salesman

Play: Drama

Directed by: Tom Hardin

Tickets: $14/adults and $10/students (College ID & under)

Winner of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play

The story revolves around the last days of Willy Loman, a failing salesman, who cannot understand how he failed to win success and happiness. Through a series of tragic soul-searching revelations of the life he has lived with his wife, his sons, and his business associates, we discover how his quest for the “American Dream” kept him blind to the people who truly loved him. A thrilling work of deep and revealing beauty that remains one of the most profound classic dramas of the American theatre.

Cast List:

Willy Loman: Paul Gordon
Linda Loman: Helen Engelbrecht
Biff Loman: Eric Gordon
Happy Loman: Tommy Rosecrans
Charley: Nathan Irwin
Bernard: Noah Mollett
Ben: Howard Gorman
The Woman: Karen Pilgrim
Howard Wagner: Dave Montague
Jenny: Kt Ryan
Stanley: Benjy Miller
Steven: Ben Maxwell
Miss Forsythe: Jody Holtz
Letta: Michelle Rosecrans

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The Regifters

Play: Comedy

Directed by: John Stuff

Tickets: $14/adults and $10/students (College ID & under)

When a couple “regifts” a not-so-great Christmas present, then finds out it’s worth a fortune, they will stop at nothing to get it back. But they’re not the only ones who rewrapped it… In the mad pursuit to reclaim the gift, everyone who gave it away learns about friendship, real wealth, and the value of a gift truly given.

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Cadillac Crew

Play: Drama

Directed by: Paula Graves

Tickets: $14/adults and $10/students (College ID & under)

On the day of a much-anticipated speech by Rosa Parks during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, four activists working in a Virginia civil rights office wonder whether the proclamation of equality amongst mankind includes women. With remarkable insight and unexpected humor, Cadillac Crew reclaims the stories of the forgotten leaders who blazed the trail for desegregation and women’s rights and asks: when will the world be ready to embrace women in all their capacity?

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First Date

Musical: Comedy

Directed by: Erika Johnston-Poch

Tickets: $20/adults and $14/students (College ID & under)

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

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She Kills Monsters

Play: Comedy

Directed by: Kevin Paul Wickart

Tickets: $14/adults and $10/students (College ID & under)

She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she finds herself catapulted into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was her sister’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.

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General Information

Corn Stock Theatre
1700 N Park Rd
Peoria, IL 61604

Phone: 309-676-2196

Box Office Hours
Non-Show Days:
Monday - Friday : 12pm to 4pm
Saturday & Sunday : Closed

Season Passes for Summer & Winter can only be purchased over the phone or in person. 

Summer Season Productions will take place in the Tent. 

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