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Review: Deathtrap

By P.S. Luhn Last night I got a chance to see a play by an acknowledged master of the thriller. The following plays, by award winning author Ira Levin were all adapted into successful films:  Rosemary's Baby, The Boys from Brazil and The Stepford Wives.  They are all considered "classics". Another in the long list of achievements… Continue reading Review: Deathtrap

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Deathtrap opens January 18

VWCT is proud to present Deathtrap a thriller by Ira Levin. This show promises to have audiences smiling one minute and jumping in fear the next.  Show dates are January 18, 19, 20, *21, 25, 26, 27, *28.  Performances begin at 8 p.m. except for Sunday matinees which begin at *2 p.m. THE BOX OFFICE… Continue reading Deathtrap opens January 18

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Seeking all volunteers–we are on a mission

As we move into 2018, we are on a mission.  A mission to reach those folks who love VWCT and want to help.  We know we can be doing a better job of connecting people and their skills to all the jobs and projects that need to be done at VWCT.   The Van Wert Civic… Continue reading Seeking all volunteers–we are on a mission

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Review of It’s A Wonderful Life

Review:  It's a Wonderful Life:  A Live Radio Play Van Wert Civic Theatre By P.S. Luhn "Hey, wait a minute.  Is that guy seriously playing ANOTHER part??!" This is what I found myself thinking, several times during the early moments of Friday's performance of It's a Wonderful Life at Van Wert Civic Theatre.  As a… Continue reading Review of It’s A Wonderful Life

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Auditions set for DeathTrap

Director Matt Krol will be holding auditions for the thriller DEATHTRAP.  Shake off the winter blahs and take on an acting challenge.  The play features great roles for actors and promises a great evening for audiences.  Audition times are Sunday, December 3 and Monday, December 4 at 7 pm at the theatre on Race Street. … Continue reading Auditions set for DeathTrap

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Box Office opens Nov 27 for Wonderful Life

What better way to celebrate Christmas than travel back in time to the era of radio plays and small town values.  The cast of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is gearing up to send you back in time.  This play involves a radio performance much like what would have occurred before the age… Continue reading Box Office opens Nov 27 for Wonderful Life

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Still a chance to catch Lincolnview’s play

The Lincolnview Theatre will be presenting Sitting in a Tree for two more performances at VWCT.  Final performances are Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students and $8 for adults and are available by calling the school at 419-968-2214 ext. 3242, emailing or… Continue reading Still a chance to catch Lincolnview’s play

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Auditions set for It’s a Wonderful Life

Auditions for It's A Wonderful Life will be held on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 at 7:00 PM and THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 at 6:00 PM at the theatre.  Please note that this is a change from the originally advertised dates.  ALL AGES AND EXPERIENCE LEVELS ARE WELCOME TO AUDITIONS. If you, or someone you know, would like to audition,… Continue reading Auditions set for It’s a Wonderful Life

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Gypsy opens Sept 21

Gypsy is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success…while secretly yearning for her own.  Set all across America in the 1920’s when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show explores the world of two-bit show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication.  Gypsy opens September 21… Continue reading Gypsy opens Sept 21

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Volunteers needed

As most of you know, VWCT is run entirely by volunteers. As we look to our 59th season, we want to update our volunteer list and give EVERYONE a chance to help. Like many organizations, we find a small number of people do the majority of the work. We suspect that our volunteer contact lists… Continue reading Volunteers needed