by Quincy Thompson

Van Wert LIVE is thrilled to bring sensational Broadway productions to the Niswonger stage in the upcoming weeks. As the heart of our community beats with anticipation, we are privileged to bring the unparalleled quality and enchantment of Broadway right to our hometown.

There's an undeniable magic that accompanies a Broadway performance – an electric atmosphere charged with emotion, talent, and unparalleled entertainment. From the moment that the curtain rises to the final bow, audiences are transported to worlds of imagination, captivated by the artistry unfolding before them. 

This Spring, Van Wert LIVE proudly presents two extraordinary Broadway shows, as well as one vocal group singing hits of Broadway and West End productions in between, each promising an unforgettable experience for theater enthusiasts of all ages:


1. The Johnny Cash Experience – Sunday, February 18th at 3PM

Bringing songs and stories from the “Man in Black” to the stage as a Broadway production in a way that audiences haven’t seen or heard before.


2. The Barricade Boys – Sunday, February 25th at 7PM

From the heart-wrenching emotion of Les Misérables to the toe - tapping harmonies of the Jersey Boys, The Barricade Boys will take you on a musical journey like no other. 


3. On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan – Sunday, March 3rd at 7PM

ON YOUR FEET! is Broadway’s inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent and each other - to become an international sensation: Emilio and Gloria Estefan.


As our community eagerly anticipates the arrival of these remarkable productions, we reflect on the privilege it is to host such esteemed performances in our own backyard. The Niswonger stage provides the perfect canvas for these Broadway gems to shine.

In a world where experiences are cherished, and memories are made, there's something truly special about witnessing the magic of Broadway right here in Van Wert. From the dazzling choreography to the powerhouse vocals, each moment onstage is a testament to the dedication and artistry of the performers and creators behind the scenes.

Van Wert LIVE is a leading presenter of performing arts and entertainment in Van Wert, Ohio. Committed to enriching the cultural landscape of our community, we showcase a diverse range of performances, including Broadway shows, concerts, dance, and more at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. With a mission to provide entertainment experiences that are SO GOOD they demand a return, we can’t wait to see you at the show!

Stop out to the Niswonger from Tuesday - Friday 10AM - 3PM for in-person purchases or call at 419-238-6722. Get your tickets 24/7 at 


More Info for On Your Feet!
Mar 3 Sunday
Niswonger Performing Arts Center

On Your Feet!

The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Event Starts 7:00 PM