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 ????
View details at Food & Film

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.
View details at Family Friendly

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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2017-18 GUEST ARTIST SEASON


September 2017 - April 2018

Sep 21 Joseph Wytko, Saxophone
Nov 2 Laura Ellis, Cinema Sweethearts
Dec 1 Arvel Bird, Celtic Indian
Dec 16 Dave Ehlert, Three Crooners
Jan 11 Bettman & Halpin, bluegrass and roots
Feb 3 Val Vigoda, electric violin and vocals
Mar 1 Brad Richter, classical guitar
Mar 24 Dave & Daphne, country
Apr 15 Skyline Flutes, classical

Season Tickets, Single Tickets and FlexPass Available

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Hamlet

Dessert Theater
September 29 6:30 PM

Stratford Festival: Stage production of Hamlet - the greatest play in the English language. The Stratford Festival brings to life the most intense and heartbreaking relationships the stage has ever seen

2017-2018 Season Event

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Learn To Waltz

October 3rd, 6:30 pm


Couples Waltz class taught by instructors from Encore Dance Academy.



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Retro Rewind - Royal Wedding

October 5 at 2 pm


"Royal Wedding" with Fred Astaire and Jane Powell as a brother and sister dance act booked in London at the time of the Royal Wedding. $5 admission includes a small drink & baby popcorn

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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Rex Allen Jr Sunrise to Sunset Tour

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Shows at 2pm and 6pm

Rex will ride off into the sunset on October 7, 2017 where his career began in Willcox, Arizona at Rex Allen Days. I´m going to end it where it began at the Rex Allen Theater in Willcox." For ticket information: Call Delcie at: 1-520-254-2101 Email: delcies41@gmail.com






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Intro To Yoga

October 10th, 6:30 pm


Yoga class taught by Encore Dance Academy. Free Admission. Please provide your own yoga mat if possible.



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The Mariinsky Theatre

Dessert Theater
October 14 6:30 PM

This film looks at the rich history of the Mariinsky Theatre - a complete visual history of the Mariinsky, on-stage and backstage

2017-2018 Season Event

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Learn HipHop

October 17th, 6:30 pm


Hip-Hop class taught by Encore Dance Academy.



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Dance Like Musical Theater

October 24th, 6:30 pm


Learn how to perform dances as in Musical Theater. Free Admission.



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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday October 26 noon
No Charge

Chuck Hornung - Frontier Lawmen: Myth and Legend Meets Reality

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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House on Haunted Hill

October 27, 6:30 pm
Perfect for Halloween - Vincent Price stars in this classic horror film.

A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife

Dinner and a Movie - $25 - spooky things included!!

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Open-Mic Night

October 28, 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

October 28th and every 4th Saturday
10 am

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

Movie - Mary Poppins




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Open-Mic Night

October 28, 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

October 28th and every 4th Saturday
10 am

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

Movie - Mary Poppins




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Open-Mic Night

October 28, 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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Laura Ellis, Vocalist


November 2, 7:00 PM

Laura Ellis brings musical experience spanning four decades of beautiful movie stars, their music and costumes.

2017-2018 Season Event

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Retro Rewind - Killers from Space

November 2 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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Red Carpet Shindig

November 4th, 5:30 pm


First Annual Red Carpet Shindig - an evening of Food, Philanthropy and Award-Themed Fun with dinner, celebrities , entertainment, comedy, and glamour. Tickets available at Western Bank, MaidRite Feeds, Willcox Historic Theater.



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Willcox in 1917 - WW1

November 10th, 6:30 pm


WW I Era Silent Films and National Archives Footage illustrate the real story of Willcox soldiers and the home front - with Kathy Klump, President Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society



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War Art with Eddie Redmayne

Dessert Theater
November 11 6:30 PM

The First World War had more serving artists than any other war in history. Redmayne explores the iconic canvasses of the Great War

2017-2018 Season Event

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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday November 16 noon
No Charge

Brad Smith - Stagecoach Pioneers

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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Matinee My Way

November 25th and every 4th Saturday
10 am

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

Movie - TBD




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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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Retro Rewind - Three Came Home

December 7 at 2 pm


Stars Claudette Colbert in the true story of Agnes Newton Keith´s imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. $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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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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Matinee My Way

December 23rd and every 4th Saturday
10 am

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

Movie - TBD




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2017-18 STAGE TO CINEMA - DESSERT THEATER


September 2017 - March 2018

Sep 8 Taming of the shrew
Sep 29 Hamlet
Dec 8 Il Volo: Notte Magica
Dec 31 The Mikado
Mar 10 Pirates of Penzance

Season Tickets, Single Tickets and FlexPass Available

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2017-18 ART IN CINEMA - DESSERT THEATER


August 2017 - November 2017

Aug 25 The Hermitage Revealed
Oct 14 The Mariinsky Theater
Nov 11 War Art with Eddie Redmayne

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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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2017-18 ART IN CINEMA - DESSERT THEATER


August 2017 - November 2017

Aug 25 The Hermitage Revealed
Oct 14 The Mariinsky Theater
Nov 11 War Art with Eddie Redmayne

Season Tickets, Single Tickets and FlexPass Available

Purchase tickets on our "Square" ON-line store Square




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Retro Rewind - A Double Feature of Rex Allen Movies.

January 4th at 2 pm


$5 admission includes a small drink & baby popcorn

Classic Movie, Trivia, Contests & Fun




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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.

2017-2018 Season Event

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Brown-Bag Arizona History Series

Thursday January 18th noon
No Charge

Christine Reid - Tom Mix

In cooperation with Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society




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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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Retro Rewind - My Man Godfrey

February 1st 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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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 wo astronauts 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

2017-2018 Season Event

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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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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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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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