We need your help. Van Wert Civic Theatre, like all performing arts venues, is struggling to survive in 2020. As you know, all activity as VWCT ceased by April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What also stopped was all income. What did not stop were the operating expenses needed to keep our theater viable and… Continue reading S.O.S – we need your support
Van Wert Civic Theatre officially wrapped up the 2019 -2020 with our Annual Banquet and Awards. Well, it was more awards and less banquet. This year the ceremony was presented online. (Watch again at this link). Updates on the various theatre projects were given, and outgoing President Doug Grooms gave a State of the… Continue reading VWCT closes 2019 – 2020 season with online awards celebration
The Van Wert Civic Theatre will hold our Annual "Banquet" and Awards virtually on June 6, 2020 at 7 p.m. Go to this LINK at 7 p.m. to watch the premiere of this event.
Dear Friends, These are different times in which we live. The Van Wert Civic Theatre is strangely quiet during this time of social distancing. Before we go any farther, we want to let you know that we miss each of you and hope you are safe and well. Community theatre is nothing without our audiences… Continue reading Final show of 2019-2020 season and summer youth productions canceled
We need to update you concerning our next production. Our Board of Directors met virtually on Thursday, March 19 to discuss rehearsals and the upcoming production of Mamma Mia!. Even prior to the stay-at-home order from the Ohio Department of Health which goes in effect at the end of the day Monday, the VWCT Board… Continue reading Mamma Mia! dates tentatively changed to June
Nothing says "American values" like a family roadtrip. Come join us as the Browning family hops in the roadster, pumps the accelerator three times to start the engine, and takes you on a trip of memories. You may recall your own family trips fondly -- or not so fondly. Director Doug Grooms and his cast… Continue reading Leaving Iowa opens March 5
Auditions for Mamma Mia! will be held on Sunday, February 23 and Monday, February 24 at 7 p.m. Director Chad Kraner, Music Director Dee Fisher, and Choreographer Kim Pollock need a large cast with ages ranging from high school to beyond. Brief character descriptions are below. The production team needs many people to fill these… Continue reading Mamma Mia! auditions Feb 23 and 24
By Mary Ann Falk The Savannah Sipping Society, which promises to have you laughing one minute and dabbing your eyes the next, runs January 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, and February 1 and 2. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets go on sale Monday, January… Continue reading Savannah Sipping Society opens January 23
Making God Laugh is the funny, touching story that spans three decades of one typical family. Parents and their grown children all return home where they share their plans and dreams as old family traditions are trotted out and ancient tensions flare. Director Jonathan Hodges has assembled a stellar cast to bring this all-too-familiar family to… Continue reading Making God Laugh playing now.
DONATE NOW #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Coming after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place December 3 and will kick off the giving… Continue reading Double your donation on Dec 3