Auditions and Cast Lists

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Upcoming Auditions

All auditions are held at the Corn Stock Theatre Center

unless otherwise indicated

1700 N Park Road, Peoria IL in upper Bradley Park 

You are invited to audition for

Audition dates are:

Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday March 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Call backs, if necessary will be Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Cast and Crew Meeting: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Auditions will take place at: The Life Together Center located at 3601 N. Sheridan Road in Peoria

Rehearsals will begin Monday, April 3, 2017.

Performance Dates: June 2-10, 2017

MY FAIR LADY is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, with book, music and lyrics by Lerner and Loewe. The tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady and features familiar songs, such as “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?,” “With a Little Bit of Luck,” “The Rain in Spain,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.”

Audition Requirements:

Please prepare 32 bars of a classical musical theatre piece similar to the style of the production (Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bernstein, Styne, etc), but NOT from the show. Bring sheet music with you to the audition. We will provide an accompanist. Please, NO acapella auditions. You may also be asked to read or sing other material.

Dress comfortably and wear appropriate footwear for a dance audition.

If you have a Street Performance talent, be prepared to show us that talent.

Please bring a list of all dates/times you are unable to rehearse. If no conflicts are marked, we will take you at your word that you are available for any and all rehearsals.


Eliza Doolittle – Soprano. (middle C to high G) – A cockney flower girl working outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become a lady becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering.

Professor Henry Higgins – Baritone – British, upper class professional bachelor, world famous phonetics expert, teacher and author of “Higgins Universal Alphabet”.

Colonel Pickering – Baritone – Retired British officer and the author of “Spoken Sanskrit”

Alfred P. Doolittle – Baritone – Eliza’s father; a vigorous dustman.

Mrs. Pearce – Alto/Mezzo – Henry Higgins housekeeper.

Freddy Eynsford-Hill – Tenor/Baritone – Upper class young man who becomes smitten with Eliza.

Mrs. Higgins – Henry’s long-suffering mother

Prof, Zoltan Karpathy: Hungarian Linguistic Expert, who upon meeting Eliza at the ball declares that she is a princess.

Mrs Eynsford-Hill: Freddy’s mother

Harry: Bass/Baritone – Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle

Jamie: Tenor – Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle

Cockney Quarter (Tenor/Tenor/Baritone/Bass) – an important ensemble requiring part-singing capability

Buskers: Street performers and Dancers. Please be prepared to demonstrated acrobats, tricks, magic, juggling or any other talent that might have been performed.

Singing and Dancing Ensembles, many also with small speaking/singing parts:

Servants, flower girls, Ascot Race patrons and employees, Embassy Ball guests including the Queen of Transylvania and her escort, bar patrons, market vendors and patrons, bystanders, Covent Garden scene crowd, Tottenham Court crowd

Director: Amy De Trempe-Williams

Assistant Director: Logan Henderson

Choreographer: Randee Blickenstaf

Music Director: Danny Sutter

Costumer: Carrie McMillion

Hair/Makeup: Kieth Wagner

Props: Chris Peterlin

Please contact Amy Williams with any questions either via Facebook or email:

 Current Cast Lists

Show Dates:
 March 29 – 31 at 7:30 pm

April 1 at 2:30 pm
April 2 at 2:30 pm


Corn Stock for Kids is Proud to Announce the Following Cast Members:

John Jasper: Marshall Ores
Edwin “Ned” Drood: Creighton Peacock
Rosa Bud: Adeline Schwartzendruber
Helena Landless: Adyson TerMaat
Neville Landless: Tyler Skibinski
Rev. Crisparkle: Gavin Mowen
Mrs. Crisparkle: Anne Ashlee Greene
Princess Puffer: Grace Blume
Mayor Sapsea: Riley Millard
Durdles: Flynn Robertson
Mrs. Durdles: Ellen Tomlins
Deputy: Zachary Webb
Mrs. Topes: Neve Kelley
Mr. Topes: Aiden Springer
Emma Topes: Lily Blundell
Mr. Grewgious: John Marshall
Mrs. Tisher: Megan Troglio
Miss Twinkleton: Megan Walters
Mr. Bazzard: Nathan Dunn
Jeweler: Erin Herkelman

Lavinia: Kate Guede
Ninetta: Katie Russel
Arethusa: Anna Elizabeth Gross
Hortense: Sylvia Hughes
Clemency: Geneva Bencz
Tilly: Annika Carlson

Montague: Ben Walker
Mortimer: Jimmy Hull
Mulberry: Will Ricketts

Dick Datchery: Gardener Brown
Tommy Tattler: Dillon Soderstrom

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Chad Ballard (Keokuk/University President)
Trish Ballard (Storyteller)
Tim Chambers (Cobbler/Monroe)
Anna Chinen (Cheerleader/Women’s Ensemble)
Sagan Drake (Rachel)
Aaron Elwell (Clay)
Jarod Hazzard (Van Buren)
Josh Jones (Black Fox)
Jes King (“Ten Little Indians”/Cheerleader)
Kyle King (Red Eagle/“Illness is a Metaphor”)
Rob King (Andrew Sr/Calhoun)
Mollie Krueger (Indian Mother/Women’s Ensemble)
Andy Schoepke (John Quincy Adams/Florida Man)
Tristan Schonert (Lyncoya)
Adam Sitton (Andrew Jackson)
Jo Street-Blume (Elizabeth/Florida Woman)
Jake Van Hoorn (“Rock Star” and “Crisis Averted” Soloist)

And the “Bloody Bloody” Band:
Jimmy LaHood, (Bandleader/Guitar)
Laura Weaver Hughes (Keyboards)
Dave Lavallee (Guitar)
John Spinder (Bass)
Logan Meixsell (Drums)

Thank you to everyone who auditioned! First read-thru will take place Monday, December 19th at 6:30. See you all then!



A Man For All Seasons

Common Man – Nathanael Anderson

Sir Thomas More – David Cook

Richard Rich – Nick Seaman

Duke of Norfolk – TBA

Alice – TBA

Margaret – Alex Buchko

Cardinal Wolsey – Paul Gordon

Thomas Cromwell – Kyle Redmon

Chapuys – Nathan Irwin

Attendant – Randy White

King Henry VIII – Jeramie Glass

Woman – TBA

Bishop Crammer – Larry Betzelberger


Winter Playhouse One Acts  

‘The Feast,’ directed by Doug Day.

Blue Jeans: Hannah Shelby

Old Man: Charles Brown

Young Man: Cullen Baker

‘Wildwood Park,’ directed by Celeste Wahl.

Ms. Haviland: Liz Scoville

Dr. Simian: Chris Peterlin

‘Bea, Frank, Richie and Joan,’ directed by Cindy Clark DeVore.

Bea: Lynne Dudek Grimson

Frank: Nathan Irwin

Richie: Ben Lainhart

Joan: Rachel Hayes

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