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August 2017
Parade Tickets Available 
August 4 - 12 at 7:30 pm each night
Corn Stock's 64th Summer Season continues with Parade, directed by Deric Kimler, running Friday, August 4 through Saturday, August 12 at 7:30 pm each night.  
This true story is extremely important to tell. Amid religious intolerance, political injustice, and racial tension, this Tony Award winning musical is a moving examination of the darkest moment in Jewish / American history, and led to the resurgence of the KKK. This show is full of xenophobia (fear of others that aren't like us), racism, and opportunists. Hopefully it will have people looking at their own lives and how they treat others.  This story is unfortunately still true today as it was over 100 years ago. The score is written by Jason Robert Brown, who also wrote the Broadway musical score of The Bridges of Madison County.
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Bill Nolden Reception
 
Corn Stock Theatre Center
 
Sunday, August 6 
1 - 4 pm

Bill Nolden has been active at Corn Stock Theatre since 1957, as designer, director, performer, and active member behind the scenes. He's been designing the Corn Stock Theatre program covers exclusively since 1968 - that's 50 years!
 
Join us for a reception with Bill's close friends and theatre friends to celebrate his contributions to the theatre and the community at large.  
2017-18 Winter Season
Get Acquainted Meeting
Corn Stock Theatre Center
 
Tuesday, August 22 at 7 pm

Meet the directors of this season's shows and learn how to become involved this season.  
 
This Season's Shows:

The Glass Menagerie

The Gifts of the Magi 

Leaving Iowa

The Curious Savage

Acting / Directing Showcase
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Corn Stock Theatre Tent
 
August 25 - September 2

Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the jazz Age in New York City, when 'moderns' are bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce, and rewriting the rules of love.  Winner of six Tony awards, and based on the academy Award winning film, this exuberant Broadway hit show is full of high energy dancing (including tap), and fast-paced memorable songs.
 
 

 

 
August Board Meeting
 
Corn Stock Theatre Center
 
Wednesday, August 16
5:30 pm

All CST members are welcome to attend. 
Corn Stock for Kids Fall Show
Corn Stock Theatre Center
 
Sept 29 - Oct 1 & Oct 6 - 8
 
Director Paula Graves has cast the CSK production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
 
Save the Date!
 
Saturday, September 16
9 am - 5 pm

All CST members and cast/crew from all the summer shows are asked to help get the tent ready for winter.  We'll provide donuts, coffee & juice in the morning and lunch too!
News
Congratulations to CST Board Member Josh Graber on the birth of his daughter!
 
WTVP will be holding a retirement event for Illinois Adventure host, Jim Wilhelm, who you may know from the CST and PPT stage on Thursday, August 10 from 7 - 9:30 pm at their studios.  They will also broadcast a documentary produced by their crew called "Jim Wilhelm's Journey".
 
Save the Date:  CST 2017 Recognition Dinner - September 22

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