- Mar 23 Saturday 7:30 PM |Buy Tickets
2024 Spring Season presented by: The Niswonger Foundation, Founding Sponsor
JoAnne Wolford • Gary Taylor • Jim & Mary Pope • Ken & Marilyn Merkle • Roger & Kay Okuley • Danfoss • TekniPlex • Van Wert Federal • Mercy Health • Laing Family Dentistry
Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist… Jay Leno is characterized as “the hardest working man in show biz!”
Jay Leno’s late night television ratings domination included two decades as the host of the #1-rated “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” –after the first two years Jay Leno never lost a single ratings year in which he served as host.
Leno currently produces and is host of the CNBC primetime series JAY LENO’S GARAGE now in its seventh season. Jay Leno is also currently hosting “YOU BET YOUR LIFE” and completed the second season returning in syndication in Fall 2022.
When he’s not on TV, Leno performs more than 100 stand-up shows annually across the country and internationally; participates in numerous charity and corporate events, does voice-overs for animated series, pens children’s books, and writes a monthly column in various automotive magazines.
Leno is the recipient of many honors, including Emmy, People’s Choice, and TV Guide awards, the Hasty Pudding Award at Harvard University, The Mark Twain Prize, a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, and more.
He and his wife Mavis, an ardent human rights activist, live in Los Angeles.
Cameras / Recording
No photography or recording is allowed, unless expressly conveyed by the artist at the time of the show. All electronic devices (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, digital cameras) must be in silence mode before entering the seating area.
Food & Drinks Allowed in the Lobby
We invite you to enjoy drinks and light snacks before the show in the Grand Lobby or Upper Lobby.
Concessions: Our partners Convoy Road Coffee Roasters and Rhonda's Sweet Treats provide coffee and cookies for sale. Stop by the Concession Stand to purchase yours before, during intermission, or after the show. You can select from variety of flavors, including some that are exclusive to The Niswonger! For recommended pre-show dining options, please visit the Dining page.
Children at the Niswonger
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.