Theatre to offer workshop in set painting September 1 – 29 The Willits Community Theatre will offer a five-week workshop on set painting, taught by veteran set painter Gretchen Moore, on Sunday evenings in September.   The workshop will take place on five consecutive Sundays, at 6 p.m., beginning September 1 and running through September […]

Dear Willits Community Theatre supporters, Right now your support to Willits Community Theatre is so important to us, as we could use your help in funding much-needed repairs to a vital part of our playhouse—our stage. Please keep in mind, as your hometown theatre, WCT continues to look for new ways to inspire and entertain […]

Director’s Corner: Billy Hetherington – “Peter Pan – A Musical Journey”

July 23, 2019

  Director’s Corner Billy Hetherington: “Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure” Photo by Christina Patterson Director Billy Hetherington brings his production of “Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure” to the WCT stage as the culmination of his Youth Summer Camp at the theatre. To watch Hetherington in action with his child actors, a visitor marvels […]

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Director’s Corner: Jim Williams talks about “Off The Map”

June 3, 2019

Jim Williams is understandably excited about directing “Off The Map” as the play follows closely in the footsteps of his two previous hits at WCT, “Grace and Glorie” and “Revival at Possum Kingdom”. Similar to its predecessors, the play takes place in a rural environment, showcases a cast of quirky and colorful characters caught up […]

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Youth Theatre Summer Camp 2019

May 14, 2019
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Director’s Corner: Bill Barksdale talks about “Legends!” at WCT 4/18/19 – 5/4/19

April 2, 2019

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.   […]

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Steve Hellman teaches writing at Mendocino College

February 1, 2019

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 […]

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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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