Willcox Theater and Arts


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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.

Live on Stage-´HEDY! The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr´

Friday, January 29
7:00pm @ The Palace

Enjoy the one woman wonder, Heather Massie, in her performance of the play ‘HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr’! Celebrating Hollywood film siren Hedy Lamarr, inventor of the Frequency-Hopping wireless technology in your cell phone, WiFi, GPS, & Bluetooth!

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Live on Stage-Carolyn Camp and Joe Baker

Friday, February 18
7:00pm @ The Palace

Carolyn Camp & Joe Baker draw their inspiration from the string bands of old Appalachia and the early stars of country music. The fiddle/guitar duo trade off vocals, provide each other’s harmonies and do a fair share of old-time fiddle instrumentals.

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Crack the Code

Sunday, January 30th

2:30pm @ The Palace of Art and Theater
Watch a special showing of The Imitation Game funded by a grant from Science on Screen, a film based on the story of Alan Turing and the race to crack the Enigma code during World War II. Stay tuned for subsequent guest speaker and cyber security expert, Mari Degrazia! All proceeds benefit the Willcox High School Science Club.

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Creative Youth Productions

Thursday, January 27th and Friday, January 28th

6:30pm @ The Palace of Art and Theater
Watch a readers theater performed by Willcoxs own Creative Youth Productions! The Most Viewed Least Watched Talk Show in History, by Kenneth R. Preuss, is a laugh-out-loud comedy where a sour fortuned talk show takes an serendipitous turn with an unexpected and last minute show guest. Produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado. Admission is $5 at the door.

Retro Rewind

Friday, February 11
1:00pm @ The Willcox Historic Theater
The Little Princess (1939 Shirley Temple)
"A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, when her father fights in the Second Boer War. Later, when he is presumed dead she is forced to become a servant." See a special showing of The Little Princess, a true cinema classic, at the Willcox Historic Theater.
Includes a baby popcorn and bottled water with ticket purchase
$5 Admission

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Learn and Create

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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.

Studio 128 Makerspace

Every Thursday

4-6pm @ The Palace
Studio 128 is a state of the art Makerspace complete with 3D printers, a laser engraver, and computers with a variety of artistic, creative, and design softwares. Come on down to experiment with and engage in your own fun projects, learn about software and hardware you might be interested in, or just use a free space to get some work done! This is a walk-in event, no registration is required.

Retro Smatmaker Lab

Friday, January 28th

1:00pm @ Studio 128
Go back in time with Paola Barraza to make your own telegraph key and send a message in Morse code! STEM project is for ages 12 and up.

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ACE of Arts

Wednesday, January 26th

10am - 1pm @ The Palace of Art and Theater
Join Monica Cronberg in ACE (Aging as a Creative Endeavor) of Arts for a program that helps you bring out your lifetime of experience to Explore, Discover, Learn and Create! Bring your own lunch for mid-day mingling!

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Take Part

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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 Tuesday
3:00pm @ 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. This is a walk-in event!

Southern Arizona Independent Film Festival

March 25 - 26, 2022
We are proud to announce that the Southern Arizona Independent Film Festival (SAIFF) is now excepting submissions! Submissions will be accepted now untill February 25th of next year.

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Courtyard Reception and Birthday Party

Sunday, January 30th

1 - 2:30pm @ The New Center of Arts and Heritage Courtyard
Celebrate the Willcox Historic Theater’s 85th birthday with cake, refreshments, and a look at future plans for Willcox Theater and Arts in our new Center of Arts and Heritage courtyard! The reception will include a raffle for a variety of prizes for people of all ages!

Open Mic Night

Friday, February 11
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!
s start at 6:30pm!

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