WIN DINNER with Ralph & Potsie: By purchasing a ticket you are automatically entered to win dinner at Black Angus on Main on Friday, Sept. 30 at 7:00 PM. Three winners will be chosen randomly and can bring a guest. Winners will be announced WED, SEP. 28. Get your tickets soon and don't miss out on this chance to laugh . . . and eat with Ralph & Potsie!
WIN A CHANCE TO BE PART OF THE SHOW! Join special show guests, Judge Jill Leatherman, Bob Priest, Jeff Snyder, Richard Sherrick and Kim Hohman on stage with Ralph & Potsie. Simply purchase a ticket to the show and be entered to win. The Winner will be announced Wednesday, Sep. 28. The guest appearance also includes behind the scenes experience and a memorable rehearsal prior to showtime. More details will be advised when the winner is chosen.
SUPPORT NATIONAL DAY OF CARING WITH RALPH & POTSIE: Come to the Niswonger on Friday, September 30 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM and bring a bag of non-perishable food items. Show your ticket to the Happy Days Live show when you drop off your bag of food in the Blue Barrel and you can meet Ralph & Potsie. Help a good cause and enjoy a laugh with two of TV's funniest stars!
These days are ours, happy and free with Happy Days Live at the Niswonger! Take a trip down memory lane with Potsie and Ralph as they celebrate the show’s 40th anniversary!
"Happy Days Live" takes America back for 90 minutes to the best of times, when the entire family gathered around the television and joined the Fonz, Richie, Potsie, and Ralphie in Arnold's at their favorite table; the 50's music playing along with the simple fun of those special times with lifelong friends.
"Happy Days Live" opens with the rockin' Happy Days theme along with classic clips of the show. Suddenly, one of the most iconic, popular characters in world is introduced, Anson Williams, Potsie from Happy Days! The band kicks in, playing a raucous version of 'Tossin & Turnin' as Anson surprises the audience by singing and dancing with them from the back of the house to the stage. Anson introduces another world-renowned icon, Ralph Malph (Donny Most) who also surprises the audience singing and dancing with them all the way to the stage. Anson and Don end the song and welcome the crowd back to Arnold's, two of the most iconic television stars of all time...together again.
In the course of the show, Don and Anson individually and together share Happy Days stories (John Lennon surprising them on the Happy Days set, dating the president of the United States daughter) sing the audiences favorite Happy Days songs, starting with the original video clip and then transforming into a live version, moments when Anson brings up a lucky young lady from the audience and sings to her "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," just like he sang to Joanie when she fell in love with him, and Don getting standing ovations for his outstanding rendition of Bobby Darin's, "Mack The Knife." Together they show the most famous clips from Happy Days along with a Blooper Reel of hilarious moments. They also inspire the audience...that all of us have a Fonz inside of us, that we are all winners. Anson and Don close the show with a full audience participation, on their feet, singing and dancing to the classic "Rock Around The Clock!'
Anson And Don come back on stage for an audience Q & A. Laugh your way back with this Happy Days experience and get the inside scoop on what made this show the cultural icon of it’s day.
Immediate access parking is FREE at the Niswonger. Lots are located to the North and South of the venue. Handicap parking is available to the East of the facility immediately outside of the main entrance.
All areas of the Niswonger and certain seating areas are accessible by wheelchair. Please notify the Box Office (419-238-NPAC) at the time of ticket purchase so that a platform for companion seating is reserved. Please ask the ushers for assistance to be seated. All entrances from the parking lots have ramps and are at sidewalk level. A wheelchair-accessible elevator serves both levels of the Niswonger providing both the lower and upper lobby and auditorium. All restroom facilities offer handicap accessibility and a larger family restroom is available on the upper lobby level. There are a limited number of handicap accessible parking spaces available in the front of the facility and in both the North and South campus parking lots. These are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Niswonger also has assisted listening devices provided by the Van Wert Service Club. Please contact the Box Office for details: 419-238-NPAC.
Alert the Facilities Manager of any special considerations. The Niswonger Staff is ready to assist with entry to and from the show. Please contact the Box Office in advance at 419-238-6722 or [email protected].
Advanced event ticketing, a 10% discount and a driver comp ticket are available for groups of 10 or more. Arrangements must be made through Jerry Beard, Box Office Manager, 419-238-6722 or [email protected].
Electronic Devices & Camera Policy
Please or silence all electronic devices when the house lights go down for the performance. We welcome you to access social media to share your experience during intermission or after the performance. The use of cameras, audio recording devices and video recording devices is prohibited at performances at the INB PAC. The use of professional lenses and flash photography is strictly prohibited. Flash photography may distract the performer and cause injury.
There are no age restrictions for this family show. Children three and under are granted admission without a ticket so long as they are held by an adult ticket-holder. The VWAPAF reserves the right to preclude the attendance of children under the age of 5 years determined by the nature of the performance. Guardians will be asked to remove their child/children if they cause disruptions for other ticket-holders during a performance.