Director’s Corner We recently spent a quick moment with the very busy Bill Barksdale a couple weeks before the opening of his play “Legends!” There have been the usual challenges, the cast changes and last-minute set design alterations and all the other unforeseen snafus that come with putting a genuine pulse into live theater.   […]

Steve Hellman teaches writing at Mendocino College. Carolyn Ponts Steckter By CAROLYN PONTS STECKTER | For The Willits News PUBLISHED: January 31, 2019 at 12:56 pm | UPDATED: January 31, 2019 at 1:11 pm Steve Hellman speaks fast and steady, so that you don’t want to miss a word, and occasionally punctuates his dialogue with […]

Director’s Corner: Jason Edington

January 29, 2019

Director’s Corner Photo by Steve Hellman In his fourth directorial achievement at WCT, Jason Edington brings his boundless energies to “Clue–The Musical”. He previously directed the 2015 hit “Arsenic and Old Lace”, “Fright Night” the same year, and then more recently the comedic gem, “The Nerd”.   Why Clue? I’ve been a total Clue fan […]

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Willits Community Theatre Director’s Proposal, 2020 Season

January 29, 2019

Willits Community Theatre Director’s Proposal, 2020 Season Willits Community Theatre is pleased to offer an opportunity to those who would like to direct full-length plays of their own choice. Each interested director is asked to select and submit three plays that they are excited to direct. The Artistic Direction Committee (“ADC”) will review all proposals, […]

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Willits Community Theatre 2019 Season Preview: The Willits News

January 15, 2019

Willits Community Theatre 2019 Season Preview  

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The WCT Playbill is a great way to advertise!

January 11, 2019

There is still time to be included in the Playbill for CLUE THE MUSICAL. The WCT Playbill is a great way to advertise! As always, our ads are viewed by consumers who appreciate your involvement with WCT and in return support your business. The WCT Playbill program incorporates interesting articles and information as well as […]

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Happy Holidays From WCT!

December 19, 2018

Willits Community Theatre wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May the spirit of theatre bring you and your family inspiration, laughter, and joy.   Please follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WillitsCommunityTheatre/ Please visit our website: https://willitstheatre.org/

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Director’s Corner: Robert Ford

November 13, 2018

Director’s Corner Robert Ford brings his directorial talents to WCT for the first time with “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. He has previously appeared on the WCT stage as an actor playing Fred Dickens in the 2016 holiday hit, “A Christmas Carol”. He has also organized and directed the children’s theatre club at Baechtel Grove […]

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Community Foundation gives grants in Willits

May 21, 2018

The Community Foundation of Mendocino County held an awards ceremony at the Willits Community Theatre on May 2 to celebrate the awarding of grants to five Willits organizations.   Members of the Willits Community Theatre Board of Directors stand with Community Foundation staff during the awards ceremony for 2018 granting cycle. Pictured are, from left, […]

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Alleycat Al talks “scoring” with Director Don Samson

April 4, 2018

Alleycat Al talks “scoring” with Director Don Samson of “The Last of the Red Hot Lovers”, by Neil Simon, Playing at WCT April 20 – May 6, 2018 Alleycat Al here. Of course I’m excited to sit down with the director of this smash-aroo hit sex comedy, one that figures to deliver the real yum-yums. […]

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