Experience

Guest Artists from the USA and around the world, classic movies, performances recorded live for the screen on stages around the world, festivals, history talks and much more.

National Philharmonic Series

Season Tickets Available NOW!
Season tickets are available until after the first performance, Beethoven @ Birthday Bash, on Sunday, November 1. Experience the National Philharmonic´s performances from Strathmore Music Center at North Bethesda, Maryland from our newly renovated performance theater in the Palace!



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Open House

Every Tuesday
1:00 - 3:00pm @ The Palace and Studio 128
Check out what goes on in Studio 128 and the Palace
Are you taking a stroll through down Railroad Avenue? Why not stop by and see the newly renovated Palace of Art and Theater, or check out all of the new tech available in Studio 128!




National Philharmonic
Beethoven @ Birthday Bash

Friday, October 30 and Sunday, November 1
2:30pm @ The Palace

A celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday! On the program are two Beethoven Romances for Violin and Orchestra, and Beethoven’s first attempt to compose a symphony, which was already breaking new ground.
SEASON TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW!



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Red Carpet Shindig 2020

November 7 @ 6:00pm
Willcox Community Center
Mask-erade
A night filled with Food, Philanthropy and Fun! Entertainment, Silent Auction, Live Auction. Dress to Impress and Prepare for Fun and Surprises all Evening Proceeds Benefit Willcox Theater & Arts.
Doors open at 5:30pm

Tickets on Sale NOW! Call Cindy @ 507-6131




Brown Bag History Talk

Thursday, November 12
12:00pm @ The Palace
William H. Emory- The Heroic Opening of the American Southwest
Speaker: Doug Hocking
Lieutenant William H. Emory, topographical engineer, rode with General Kearny in the 1846/47 conquest of New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Bold Emory, as he was known at West Point, fought beside the general at the Battle of San Pascual .
This is a FREE event!




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Live on Stage

Friday, November 13
7:00pm @ The Palace
Cindy Weir
A proven artist employing her skills in acoustic guitar and soft poetic vocals. Come join her as she performs here in Willcox! A songwriter and musician she creates and performs original music she describes as ´dream folk´. She has performed in and around all of Arizona and even is an artist for "Musicians on Call" bringing music to patients and their families. She describes her music as "where the heart and soul speak to the mind."





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Retro Rewind

Thursday, November 19
1:00pm @ The Palace
The Big Trees
It´s Throwback Thursday! We´re going back in time to show off some of the best classic films in history!
Includes a baby popcorn and bottled water with ticket purchase
$5 Admission



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National Philharmonic
All American Composers

Sunday, November 29
2:30pm @ The Palace

The focus is on American composers, featuring works by leading composer and performer Jessie Montgomery, “Dean of Afro- American Composers” WilliamGrant Still, and winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in music, Melinda Wagner.



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Live on Stage

Friday, December 11
7:00pm @ The Palace
Lich/Lee Duo
More info coming soon...





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Retro Rewind

Thursday, January 21
1:00pm @ The Palace
D.O.A
It´s Throwback Thursday! We´re going back in time to show off some of the best classic films in history!
Includes a baby popcorn and bottled water with ticket purchase
$5 Admission



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Stage to Cinema

Friday, March 19 @ 2:30pm, Willcox Theater
Saturday, March 20 @ 6:30pm, The Palace
Cinderella
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella, danced by Ashley Shaw, and her dashing young RAF pilot Andrew Monaghan, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.
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Stage to Cinema

Friday, April 16 @ 2:30pm, Willcox Theater
Saturday, April 17 @ 6:30pm, The Palace
Wise Children
Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter’s great last novel in this brand-new theater production. A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and heartbreak, Wise Children is a celebration of show business, family, forgiveness and hope, with a generous dash of Shakespeare, scandal and mischief, taking the audience on a rollercoaster ride of emotion.
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Learn and Create

In our studios with our talented staff you can learn skills, flex your creativity, create your own work in visual arts, make all kinds of handcrafts, and explore tech areas including 3D printing, laser engraving, programming and robotics.

Music Theory and Harmony

Thursday, October 22
4:30 - 5:30pm @ The Palace
Series 3 of 4:
Introduction to Secondary Chords and Minor Keys
YOU DO NOT NEED TO READ MUSIC TO TAKE THIS CLASS
If you play an instrument, please bring it. (A piano is available in the classroom.) Some “homework” will be assigned. There are no materials to buy. Just bring a note pad and pencil. “Ear training” is learning to listen for changes in harmony and chords in all kinds of music. If needed, we can add an additional class session.
$10 per session



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smARTMaker Lab

Every 4th Friday
1:00 - 4:00pm @ Studio 128
Create and code the coolest tech projects!
smARTMaker Lab is the place to be for getting hands-on experience with designing, building, and coding a variety of tech projects. Everything from flashy wearables to remote controlled robots and more!
For ages 11 - 18. NO CHARGE!




Paint Night - LIVE!

Saturday, October 24
6:00pm via Facebook Live and @ The Palace
Streamed AND In-Person Painting Session
Come join us in person at the Palace of Art and Theater, or experience Paint Night from the comfort of your own home! Pick up your supply packs at the Palace.
$30 for in person session
$25 for a take home supply pack



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Shadowbox Jewelry Class

Saturday, October 24
1:00pm @ The Palace
Instructor: Kathleen Johnston
Learn how to put together a beautiful arrangement of jewelry in a shadowbox!
20 per person!



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Art in the Afternoon

Monday, November 2
1:00pm - 3:00pm @ The Palace
Theme: Famous Artist
Join us at the Palace and exercise your creative side!
For ages 55+



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Kids Art Club

Friday, November 6
4:00 - 6:00pm @ The Palace
Theme: Famous Artist
Join us every month as we try different mediums of art, and encourage your kids´ artistic expression.
For youth under 18. Pay what you can!



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Take Part

Join with others to enjoy art, theater and music, use our studios and labs to work on your projects, or take the spotlight at our community showcases.

Jam Session

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
2:00pm @ The Palace
Bring what you got!
Pick up an instrument, bring your voice, or come just to listen. Come join this circle of musicians to make music and have a good time!
Acoustic instruments preferred




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Creative Youth Theater

Every Wednesday
4:30 - 6:00pm @ Studio 128 and the Palace
Talent Needed!
Flex your creative muscles at Willcox Theater´s Youth Program - whether it´s art, theater, writing or tech - you can make great things happen. All creative talents needed for our youth program at The Palace & Studio 128.
For ages 11+




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Open Mic Night

Thursday, October 22
7:00pm @ The Palace
Show off your talent!
Tune up your kazoo, polish your clogs, loosen up your vocal cords and show off your talent at Open Mic Night. Or come on by and marvel at our local talent!
FREE to perform, FREE to watch and enjoy!
Sign-ins start at 6:30pm!



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Studio Open Lab

Every Thursday
4:00 - 6:00pm @ Studio 128
Use our space for your work
Need computer access to work on your projects? Want to prototype some of your tech ideas? We have lots of resources available for you to get some of that work done!
Available for students, including college




 
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