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Box Office: (419)-238-6722


Due to the ban on mass gatherings and necessity for social distancing, the Van Wert Live events scheduled at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center through May 3, 2020 have been canceled or rescheduled. Canceled shows include The Isaacs & Terry Bradshaw (4/17,) Here Come The Mummies (4/25,) Paul Keels (4/26,) Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure (5/3.) Rescheduled shows include I Am, He Said Celebrate the Music of Neil Diamond on Sunday, June 14 at 2 & 7:30P and Broadway's An American In Paris on June 28 at 7:30P. Canceled shows will be refunded in full by check that will arrive by mail. Patrons can contact the Box Office to ensure correct mailing address at [email protected] or 419-238-6722. Rescheduled shows will honor all tickets previously purchased and are subject to the entertainment industry standard, non-refund policy.

Of special note are our event sponsors of canceled events and our Season Sponsors. Their commitments, season after season, make it possible for us to bring the shows and also offset the ticket prices to make it affordable for our patrons. We encourage our patrons to show great gratitude to these Sponsor Partners: Statewide Ford-Lincoln, Chuck & Karen Koch, Central Insurance Companies, Belna Petroleum, Ciao MedSpa, Lee Kinstle GM Sales & Service, JoAnne Wolford, 1st Federal of Van Wert, Williamson Insurance Agency, Jeffery-Mohr Family Dentistry, Betsey's Boutique Shop, and Dark Horse Production. The Van Wert Live Box Office, located at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, is closed to visitors but is accessible as a remote operation by phone. Orders and questions can continue to be made at 419-238-6722. There will no in-person orders at this time. Our website is always open and ready to serve you 24/7.

The Van Wert Live professional team ardently works through this unique time to continue the deliverance of the performing arts to our revered patrons. The Enrich Series 20-21 has been unveiled, Fountain Park Summer Music Series is on the way and The Grandstand at the Van Wert County Fair concert with Big$Rich awaits. We believe in the power of entertainment and are honored to serve you in the days, months and years to come. For more information, visit NPACVW.ORG.

Performance Schedule

  • Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 AM Cal +
  • Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:00 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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