CANDID CAMERA: 8 Decades of Smiles with Peter Funt
“Smile, you’re on Candid Camera!”
For over eight decades, nearly everyone who watched TV can happily relate to that magical phrase. Now Peter Funt, the show’s host, brings it to life in a hilarious and interactive stage show.
“Candid Camera’s 8 Decades of Smiles! With Peter Funt,” has pleased audiences nationwide. Peter has hosted over 200 episodes of the television show since taking over for his Dad, Allen, and he offers a special blend of humor and insight that makes audiences laugh while wondering what surprises will happen next.
Peter is a nationally syndicated columnist, whose wry and humorous takes on human nature have pleased audiences in print, on TV and in theaters. “8 Decades of Smiles” combines the funniest clips from Candid Camera’s library with on-stage surprises and hilarious audience participation.
This is a LIVE event with some “clips and quips!” It’s a fast-paced comedy show that uses the vast Candid Camera library as a framework on which Peter Funt and his team build a hilariously funny show. Audience participation and surprises are all part of it.
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.