134 N. Railroad Avenue - Willcox, Arizona        (520)766-3333






Performance and Cinema


Discover the wide variety of programming offered year-round at Willcox Historic Theater and Studio 128.

From classic films to world-famous theater, dance and music, from live performances by guest artists to local performances of music and theater, from dinner theater to expert speakers, there is always something going at the Theater and Studio 128.

Explore the Event Calendar for Upcoming Events or View Details of each of our program categories:

Grab Bag contains new ideas we’re trying that don’t fit anywhere else, ‘one-of’ programs that offer something unusual and events and activities that celebrate or benefit the community.
Click on Grab Bag often, because there’s always something new, fun or sort of weird turning up.

Food & Film is your chance to enjoy a classic or unique film while always enjoying a first-class culinary experience. Possibilities range from full dinners to desserts to wine pairings to ????
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LIVE On-Stage offers the very best of guest artists – local, Arizona and throughout the country. Each September through April, Willcox Historic Theater presents vocalists, instrumentalists, soloists and groups with something for everyone’s taste.
View details at LIVE On-Stage

Reel to Real presents engaging speakers who point out the Reality vs. “Reel-ality” of Hollywood Films. If you’ve ever wondered about the science behind that Sci-Fi film, or the real history about that World War II film, this is your chance to check it out.
View details at Reel to Real.

Retro Rewind – brings back the classics from film and television – your favorite stars and shows from the days when actors could act.
View details at Retro Rewind.

Stage to Cinema presents HD films of stage and music productions recorded live at world-famous venues from San Francisco to Italy, Australia to Vienna, and London to New York. You can see famous actors, singers and musicians from the best seat in the house and hear them on a Dolby sound system. It’s better than being there.
View details at Stage to Cinema

The World on Film brings the world’s art and architecture directly to the screen, filmed in High Definition and described by experts.
View details at The World on Film

Stories of the West offers the history of the Willcox and Sulphur Springs Valley area and of Arizona, from local, state and western historians. Stories you’ve heard and ones you haven’t.
View details at Willcox Stories

Family Friendly has programs and movie showings that invite families with varying abilities the opportunity to enjoy a family friendly film.
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Fourth Friday – the Fourth Friday of each month will offer one of our unique programs to enjoy at Studio 128. You can check our Event Calendar or just know to come on down to Studio 128 for a good time on the Fourth Friday.
View details at Fourth Friday.





All scheduled Programs




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Matinee My Way

Movie - Coco
10 am

A Sensory Friendly Movie Experience - Lights turned up and sound turned down. Children are encourage to be themselves in an accepting environment

November 25th and every 4th Saturday




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Arvel Bird, Celtic Indian


December 1st 7:00 pm

Arvel Bird´s Celtic Indian brand is a reflection of his mixed-blood American Indian and Celtic heritages. With his violin, fiddle, Native flutes and Irish whistles, Arvel weaves a powerful tapestry of music and stories.

2017-2018 Season Event

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Community Christmas Program

December 2nd, 6:00pm


After the Christmas light parade come on down the block and start your Holiday season with some hot chocolate or apple cider while singing your favorite Christmas songs right here in Studio 128.






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Retro Rewind - Killers from Space

December 3rd at 2 pm


Easily one of the worst Sci-Fi Fi films of the ´50´s, it´s a miracle Peter Graves had a career after this stinker.
$5 admission includes a small drink & baby popcorn

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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Il Volo with Placido Domingo: Notte Magica

Dessert Theater
December 8th 6:30pm

Il Volo marks their return to Italy for a magical night of music paying tribute to another famous trio - the Three Tenors

2017-2018 Season Event




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UA Musicians on Tour

December 10th, 2pm
$5 Admission, No charge for students

Enjoy a performance by Quartet Lyrique the ensemble from the University of Arizona. This internationally diverse ensemble consists of Stella Kim and Laura Cásarez on violin, Shen Tiezheng on viola, and Diana Yusupov on cello.






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Dave Ehlert - The Three Crooners


December 16th 7:00 pm

This master impressionist will entertain you with the songs, comedy and memories of The Three Crooners - Tony, Frank and Dean

2017-2018 Season Event

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Double Feature Classic Christmas Movies

December 20th, 22nd and 23rd at 2pm


Bring the family and come enjoy these classic Christmas movies in Studio 128. We will be showing ´A Christmas Without Snow´ and ´The Littlest Angel´






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Holiday Workshop

November 24th, 3pm
Admission: $3 per activity, $10 for all

´Tis the season to be jolly... Are you stuck indoors on Black Friday? Do you want to make a memory that will last forever? Bring your friends and family to create something special together here at Studio 128






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The Mikado

Dessert Theater
December 31st 6:30pm

One of the most famous and best-loved of Gilbert & Sullivan´s operettas. Nanki-Poo loves Yum-Yum. Just one stage - she´s betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner and Ko-Ko needs to find someone to execute - chop chop!

2017-2018 Season Event

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Bettman & Halpin

January 11th 7:00 pm
Playing original Folk / Americana their concert combines high-energy upbeat bluegrass/roots inspired compositions and groovy feel-good songs that you´ll be singing in your head for weeks.

Supported by Arizona Arts Commission; WESTAF, the Western States Arts Federation; and the National Endowment for the Arts

Live On Stage

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Young Birder Art Show

January 13 to 14th


Sharpen your pencils, clean your brushes & collimate your cameras for the Youth Art & Photography Show during the 2nd Annual Arizona Young Birders WinterFest!
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Open to Youth age 8-18 Statewide




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Retro Rewind - Rex Allen Special

January 14th at 2 pm


This Rex Allen special will include Silver City Bonanza, and the Danger Valley episode of his TV show Frontier Doctor.
$5 admission includes a small drink & baby popcorn

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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Guitar Lessons

Beginner classes 5pm-6:30pm
Intermediate classes 7pm-8:30pm


Jeff Sanders. an experienced guitar teacher, will be instructing both beginner and intermediate classes. His group classes have been very successful in helping students´ learn guitar, have fun together, and ultimately enjoy music. Minimum of 6 students, must bring your own guitar



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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday January 18th noon
No Charge

Christine Reid - Tom Mix: King of the Cowboys

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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Art Film Series: Canaletto: Art of Venice

January 19th at 6:30pm
January 21st at 1pm


Get privileged access to Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace, the intriguing story of how Canaletto´s work ended up in the Royal Collection. With a stunning, cinematic tour of Venice.

Exhibition on Screen

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Open-Mic Night

January 26, 7 pm


Check out the community talent at the FREE Open-Mic night - music or comedy, solo or group, vocal or instrument, we have it all. Better yet, sign up and show off your talent!



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Matinee My Way

Movie - TBD
10 am

A Sensory Friendly Movie Experience - Lights turned up and sound turned down. Children are encourage to be themselves in an accepting environment

January 27th and every 4th Saturday




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Reel to Real

February 2nd 6:30pm


A great dinner, the movie Gravity, and Bob Zimmerman, award-winning science journalist and historian to explore the "Reel" and the "Real" in this film. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney are two astronauts who work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space.

Dinner Theater

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Val Vigoda, Electric Violin

February 3rd 7:00 pm
Val Vigoda is an electric violinist, singer, writer, former Army lieutenant and founding member of the band GrooveLily. She has toured the world with Cyndi Lauper, Joe Jackson and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Supported by Arizona Arts Commission; WESTAF, the Western States Arts Federation; and the National Endowment for the Arts

Live On Stage

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Retro Rewind - My Man Godfrey

February 11th at 2 pm


A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there´s more to Godfrey than meets the eye.
$5 admission includes a small drink & baby popcorn

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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Rossetti Movie - Turbulent

February 13th and 14th at 6:30pm


Husband and wife, Richard and Rachel Kline, find themselves deep in the wooded wilderness, after their small plane crashes into the trees. The pilot is killed on impact, leaving Richard and Rachel injured and alone.






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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday February 15th 2:00
No Charge

Becky Orozco: Cochise County and the Great War

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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Art Film Series: David Hockney, Royal Academy of Art

Friday, February 16th at 6:30pm
Sunday, February 18th at 1pm


One of the worlds most popular living artists. Intimate, revealing never-before-seen interviews follows a series of hugely successful 80th birthday celebrations.

Exhibition on Screen

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Dave Stamey - Cowboy Entertainer

With Harpist Jeneve Rose Mitchell
February 18th, 2:00pm

Dave Stamey’s music blends modern life with historic tales, some even true! Cowboys and Indians Magazine calls Dave the "Charlie Russell of Western Music". With Jeneve Rose Mitchell, the Rocky Mountain Hillbilly Girl. This young singer/songwriter and talented musician defines the next generation of great western music.



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Brad Richter, Guitar


March 1st 7:00 pm

Brad Richter is among the most influential classical guitarists working today. His ability to defy the technical limits of his instrument has earned him comparisons to Franz Liszt and Nicolo Paganini

2017-2018 Season Event

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The Pirates of Penzance

Dessert Theater
March 10th 6:30pm

A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major General

2017-2018 Season Event

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Retro Rewind - Life With Father

March 11th at 2 pm


A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper.
$5 admission includes a small drink & baby popcorn

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday March 15th noon
No Charge

Jana Bommersbach: Wild, Weird, Wicked Arizona

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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Open-Mic Night

March 16th, 7 pm


Check out the community talent at the FREE Open-Mic night - music or comedy, solo or group, vocal or instrument, we have it all. Better yet, sign up and show off your talent!



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Dave & Daphne


March 24th 7:00 pm

Dave & Daphne both give God the glory for their talents, and together they have formed a duo with all the energy of a Las Vegas Show with solid country music roots. A down-to-earth guy and girl with one goal - to provide clean, quality, exhilarating entertainment!

2017-2018 Season Event

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Rex Allen Extravaganza

March 30th, 6:30pm


Enjoy dinner and watch the Rex Allen movie Rodeo King and the Seniorita. Outlaw Legion from his TV show Frontier Doctor. Also the Cain & Abel episode of the TV show Sheriff of Cochise.

Dinner Theater

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Skyline Flutes Quartet


April 15th 2:00 pm

This Tucson-based ensemble of four musicians perform on flute, piccolo, alto and bass flutes.

2017-2018 Season Event

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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday April 19th noon
No Charge

Erik Berg: Muleshoe Ranch

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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Retro Rewind: The Brain That Wouldn´t Die

April 22nd, 2pm


"The Brain That Wouldn´t Die" is a mad scientist movie with stars you never heard of and a plot you won´t believe. Prepare to scream in horror!
$5 admission includes a small drink, baby popcorn and a blast from the past!

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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Art Film Series: Cezanne, Portraits of a Life

Friday, April 27th at 6:30pm
Sunday, April 29th at 1pm


Exclusive access into the first ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Cezanne. A cinematic spotlight on a hugely influential artist. A revealing film about a man dubbed "the father of us all" by Matisse and Picasso

Exhibition on Screen

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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday May 10th noon
No Charge

David Phillips: Archaeology of the Borderlands

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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Open-Mic Night

May 11th, 7 pm


Check out the community talent at the FREE Open-Mic night - music or comedy, solo or group, vocal or instrument, we have it all. Better yet, sign up and show off your talent!



ON-line registration is available for this event - click here to register in a new browser window