Auditions, Youth Theatre

Summer Youth Theatre shows announced

We will be sharing more details in the next few weeks, but here are the summer youth shows!!! The musical Disney The Little Mermaid Jr will be presented on June 23, 24, 25, & 26 with auditions on May 15 and 16. The play Hey, Diddle, Diddle: The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon… Continue reading Summer Youth Theatre shows announced


Audition ‘refresh’ set for Mamma Mia

Audition refresh for Mamma Mia will be held Feb 27 at 7 PM Mamma Mia, the Musical was cast in 2020 but the production had to be placed on hold due to the pandemic. Most of the actors originally cast will be participating, but a few roles are open. Director Chad Kraner, Music Director Dee… Continue reading Audition ‘refresh’ set for Mamma Mia

Shows, Ticket Info, Van Wert Civic Theatre

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

Van Wert Civic Theatre

Youth present LION KING JR

Van Wert Civic Theatre Youth Theatre presents the family-friendly musical Disney’s The Lion King Jr at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio on Saturday, January 22 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, January 23 at 2 PM.  GET TICKETS Director Doug Grooms has assembled a cast of almost 50 youth from the local area… Continue reading Youth present LION KING JR


AUDITIONS tonight for Fools

Tonight- Dec 13- is your last chance to audition for Neil Simon's Fools. This fairy tale comedy needs 3 women and 7 men. See you at the theatre at 7 p.m. tonight. Director Perry Luhn needs 3 females and 7 males. Young folks are especially encouraged to audition tonight. The story goes something like this....Leon… Continue reading AUDITIONS tonight for Fools

Ticket Info

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

Auditions, Youth Theatre

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


Auditions set for next musical

Van Wert Civic Theatre will hold auditions for their upcoming musical comedy, The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical.  This show is the companion to the original Great American Trailer Park Musical that VWCT produced in 2018.   It’s holiday time down in Armadillo Acres (North Florida’s premier mobile-living community), and everyone’s filled with warmth… Continue reading Auditions set for next musical

Shows, Van Wert Civic Theatre

Motherhood, the Musical opens Sept 23

Motherhood, the Musical opens at Van Wert Civic Theatre on September 23 for a two-week run. VWCT is back with Live Theatre Better Than Ever.   This funny show with book, music, and lyrics by Sue Fabisch and arrangements by Johnny Rodgers, takes a walk through all things motherhood - the good, the bad, the… Continue reading Motherhood, the Musical opens Sept 23