Into The Wild Live!

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Box Office: (419)-238-6722
Oct 08 , 2016


Release Date: Wed. Jul. 27, 2016

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild takes the audience on excursions around the world through the eyes of America’s most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet’s most precious and endangered species. The show takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. 

JUNGLE PRE-SHOW PARTY - Beginning at 2 PM, Niswonger Lobby
Those Ukulele Playing ATOMIC SHARKS are back for more! 
Kids love them and can't get enough of the fun and energy they produce from two wild and crazy guys, two ukuleles and some silly songs! Join them as they liven up the Pre-Show Party beginning at 2:00 PM in the Niswonger's Van Wert Federal Grand Lobby. 

The Pre-Show Jungle Party is complete with Face Painting by some savvy local artists as well as Balloon Art provided by Local Entertainer, Aaron Roehm! It ALL begins at 2:00 PM. Sincere Thanks to Preshow Jungle Party Sponsors, The Animal Clinic of Van Wert (Tom & Leslie Wilkin)and Gary Taylor of Taylor Auto Sales, Inc.

Performance Schedule

  • Saturday, October 8, 2016 3:00 PM Cal +


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].

Group Sales

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.

Age Restrictions

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.

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