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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UNARMED STAGE COMBAT WORKSHOP

Taught by Bailey Walker-Seiter,  S.A.F.D. certified Stage Combat Choreographer

APRIL 15th 10:00AM or 4:00PM

$20 Per Person

Must Call Box Office To Reserve

309-676-2196

CALLING ALL AREA ACTORS AND DIRECTORS 

 If you're ready to take your acting to the next level, this is your opportunity to learn hands on and hand to hand combat techniques that are stage safe. 

Bailey Walker-Seiter is an actor/playwright recently transplanted from the Washington D.C. area and is  pursuing her MFA in Acting at Western Illinois University. Bailey holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Utah and has performed professionally around the country. She is an actor combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors and holds 7 recommended passes out of the 8 possible certifications through the SAFD. Bailey is also certified in Theatrical Firearms. She has attended the National Stage Combat Workshop in Ruston, LA twice (2021 and 2022) and has been awarded “Best Scene” for her Broadsword fight during the 2021 workshop and “Best Performer” in 2022.

SEATING IS LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS PER CLASS

April 15th at 10:00AM  or  2:00PM at the Corn Stock Winter Theatre - Costa Theatre

*18 years old Minimum age to sign up

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General Information


Corn Stock Theatre
1700 N Park Rd
Peoria, IL 61604

Phone: 309-676-2196
tickets@cornstocktheatre.com

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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