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'Spitfire Grill' will be cooking at Corn Stock Theatre

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To say “The Spitfire Grill” is not your usual community theatre musical fare is pretty much an understatement.

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'Seussical' ready to light up Corn Stock stage

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seuss4Peggy Breaux Hupp knows the musical “Seussical the Musical” as...

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Netflix unveils The Binge Scale to show the most devoured and savored shows

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netflixlogoNetflix members around the world are making their own rules when it comes to watching TV. Instead of one episode...

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'Beauty and the Beast' opens Friday at Eastlight

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IMG 0259When doing a musical for the community theatre stage, any director hopes for a show that is visually stunning and has the blend of vocal talent that will enthrall the audiences each night.

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'Sugar' to open Corn Stock Theatre's summer season

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sugar1Mike Reams figured he missed out on his chance to dress in drag and run across the stage. Too old for it, he says.

But he didn’t have to give up on being involved with one of his bucket list musicals, “Sugar,” which opens Corn Stock Theatre’s 63rd...

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'Cheaper by the Dozen' set to open at Corn Stock

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cheaper4Amy Williams has long loved the book “Cheaper by the Dozen” and hoped to someday be involved with the stage version of the biographical novel.

She got her wish. She is directing the comedy by the same name that opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. under the tent at Corn Stock Theatre...

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Doc Watson: TV 31 reunion 'a great experience'

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wmbd logoAs with any reunion event, I get nervous, self-consciously worrying about how I’m going to mess it up or or say something...

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Peoria Players, FRIENDS collaborating on HIV testing

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This weekend at Lakeview Park in Peoria, Central Illinois FRIENDS will provide free HIV testing in their mobile unit from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday June 11 and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday June 12.

The testing will be done while Peoria Players Theatre will be performing “RENT.” The theatre will be continuing its collaboration of raising funds for Central Illinois...

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'Hairspray' set to shine at Peoria Players

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hairspraylogoJeremy Kelly has performed in the musical “Hairspray” before, portraying Link Larkin sat another theatre’s production in 2011. He remembers well how much fun the musical can be, with its upbeat music and dance and comedic dialogue.

But that was not the chief...

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