Auditions set for Ghost, the Musical

Auditions for Ghost, the Musical will be held on Sunday, February 26 and Monday, February 27, 2023 at 7 p.m. at 118 South Race Street in Van Wert, Ohio.  Director Chad Kraner, Music Director Dee Fisher, and Choreographer Kim Pollock need a large cast with ages ranging from high school to beyond. Adapted from the… Continue reading Auditions set for Ghost, the Musical

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The Lion in Winter opens Feb 9

Van Wert Civic Theatre is set to present the delightfully witty drama The Lion in Winter by James Goldman. Under the direction of Sarah Glover, the cast consists of Doug Norton in the title role as King Henry II of England. Making her long awaited return to the stage is Sheila Chilcote-Collins as his Queen,… Continue reading The Lion in Winter opens Feb 9

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Get your tickets for Annie Jr

VIEW THE PROGRAM The Sun’ll Come Out Tomorrow, we hope.  But it definitely will be coming out when Van Wert Civic Theatre presents Annie Jr. on the Niswonger Performing Arts Center stage on January 21 at 7:30 PM and January 22 at 2 PM.  This show, presented in collaboration with Van Wert Live, is suitable… Continue reading Get your tickets for Annie Jr

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Annie Jr Auditions set – sign up now

Director Doug Grooms will be holding auditions for “Annie Jr” by appointment on Monday, November 28 and Tuesday, November 29 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Van Wert Civic Theatre located at 118 S Race Street in Van Wert, OH. Youth interested in auditioning must complete an online form and select an audition time. Use… Continue reading Annie Jr Auditions set – sign up now

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Exit Laughing opens Nov 3

The box office is open NOW for the comedy play Exit Laughing on November 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 at 8 PM and on November 6 and 13 at 2 PM. Be entertained close to home for just $16 per ticket.  Director Stan Lippi has assembled a stellar cast to provide a night of… Continue reading Exit Laughing opens Nov 3


Awards given at Annual Banquet

Van Wert Civic Theatre held its Annual Banquet and Awards ceremony on September 17 to honor shows produced over the last year.  The gathering started with a meal and concluded with awards.   The Board of Trustees presented 4 proclamations. The directors, cast, and crews of Last Tango in Little Grimley (produced May 2021), Schoolhouse Rock… Continue reading Awards given at Annual Banquet

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Box Office Now open

Tickets are now on sale for ALL season shows. All tickets are $16 (not including Annie Jr). New this year is a senior discount for reservations made prior to show night. Senior discount ickets will be $14.  In addition, advanced reservations with 10 or more are eligible for a 10% discount.  NO DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE… Continue reading Box Office Now open

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Auditions set for Exit Laughing

Director Stan Lippi will be holding auditions for the comedy “Exit Laughing” on Sunday, Sept 18 and Monday, Sept 19, 2022 at 7 PM at Van Wert Civic Theatre, 118 S. Race Street, Van Wert, OH. “Exit Laughing” requires 4 women and 1 men. When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30… Continue reading Auditions set for Exit Laughing


Auditions Aug 7 and 8 for first musical

VWCT is gearing up for our 2022-2023 season with the first show. Rated P for Parenthood is a musical about all things parenting from conception to college but at a much lower price. Auditions for the musical Rated P for Parenthood will be held on Sunday, August 7 and Monday, August 8 at 7 p.m.… Continue reading Auditions Aug 7 and 8 for first musical

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Youth theatre tickets on sale

Van Wert Civic Theatre YOUTH THEATRE proudly presents Hey Diddle Diddle: The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon. THE BOX OFFICE IS NOW OPEN. All tickets are $10. A cat plays the fiddle; the cow jumps over the moon while the little dog laughs; and the dish runs away with the spoon…but then what?… Continue reading Youth theatre tickets on sale