Aug 11 , 2021

A Classic Christmas Favorite Returns To The Niswonger

by Tafi Stober

The Nutcracker, by The Ballet Theatre of Toledo returns to Van Wert to deliver a magical performance sprinkled with sugarplum fairy dust and sublime nostalgia. Presented by Jim and Mary Pope, The Nutcracker will set the perfect tone for family Christmas memory-making on Saturday, December 11th at 7:30 PM. Early buying opportunities for members begin today with tickets starting at $22. Tickets are available to the public on Wednesday, August 25th.

Christmas is a treasured time at the Niswonger as families throughout the region steal away from the hustle and bustle and relax together for entertainment from the Niswonger stage of inspiration. The Nutcracker, performed by The Ballet Theatre of Toledo. is a lavish and spectacular ballet choreographed by Nigel Burgoine. The music and movement will keep you on the edge of your seat with some unexpected surprises from the original classic. Grandparents and parents alike can delight the family with a night of seasonal artistry filled with Sugar Plum Fairies and oh-so-sweet memories.

Annual Sponsors supporting the revival of live entertainment in Van Wert are Central Insurance Companies, First Federal of Van Wert, and Statewide Ford - Lincoln.

VWLive Event and Membership information can be found at or through the Box Office by phone 419-238-6722 or in-person from Noon - 4 PM, Monday through Thursday, and Noon - 6 PM on Friday. 

The Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation presenting VWLive events is powered by the Van Wert County Foundation. The VWLive HQ and Box Office is within the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 SR 118 S, Van Wert.