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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


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


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

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Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ Opens Feb 10

Neil Simon’s silly play Fools opens February 10 for an seven-show run. This show will brighten your winter and make you laugh. The Box Office opens to the public on Thursday, Feb 3. Director Perry Luhn has brought together a brilliant cast to play the townsfolk of fictional village Kulyenchikov in Ukraine. It is the… Continue reading Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ Opens Feb 10

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Box Office now open for GATPCM

Van Wert Civic Theatre presents the musical comedy, The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical, on December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11 at 8 p.m. and Dec 5 and 12 at 2 p.m.  With book by Betsy Kelso and music and lyrics by David Nehls, this show is a companion to the original… Continue reading Box Office now open for GATPCM

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Auditions for Lion King set for Nov 29 and 30

Director Doug Grooms will be holding auditions for Disney’s Lion King Jr by appointment on Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30 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… Continue reading Auditions for Lion King set for Nov 29 and 30