Two very extraordinary Christmas shows have just released for sale at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Esteemed Sponsor Partner, Celina Moving and Storage, along with the Niswonger presents “The Holiday Ice Spectacular” on Monday, December 15 at 7:30 PM.

Families and guests of all ages will be treated to an original theatrical ice production that combines the beauty,  excitement and athleticism of figure skating with a warm and humorous holiday storyline narrated by Santa’s elves.

The stage at the add venue name will be transformed into a miniature ice skating rink utilizing a state-of-the-art synthetic ice product that will create the perfect setting for the show’s world-class cast. Note: By utilizing this synthetic ice surface the show will leave a minimal carbon footprint— making the show earth friendly too!

The show is created, produced and directed by well known international ice and theatre producer, Jeb K. Rand, president and executive producer of Rand Enterprises & Productions. Mr. Rand’s entertainment career spans over 30 years – first as a nationally-ranked professional figure skater, and now as the creative force behind international productions worldwide. “I am thrilled to be producing the show for a 6th season, and taking the show out on a multi-city tour in 2014! It is truly a very fun and unique holiday family experience,” said Mr. Rand.

“Think of the show as a ‘snow globe come to life’, where there is a little something special for audience members of all ages— And the fact that it’s performed on ice gives the show a special thrilling edge!”

Tickets are on sale now and are “Family Friendly”, beginning as low as $15. Box Office Tip: Tickets are selling fast and less than 300 remain. Act fast to ensure seat availability.

“You Don’t Have To Be A Star, Baby!” The Christmas season culminates in a soulful way with a Solid Gold Christmas featuring Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. on Friday, December 19th at 7:30 PM. This dynamic musical duo has enjoyed monumental success through the years as recording artists, performers and authors. Receiving 7 Grammy Awards and earning 15 gold and 3 platinum records, Marilyn and Billy have also enjoyed starring roles on television and stage and have performed to sold-out crowds around the world. Combining the hits from their 40 years in the entertainment industry with harmonized Christmas classics that set hearts on the meaning of the season, Christmas is complete. “How Sweet It Is” to let your Christmas spirit soar “Up, Up and Away” with Marilyn and Billy. Audiences are raving about this concert.

“Give us a stage and a light and we’re ready!”… And they are from the very beginning as you can feel the love Marilyn & Billy have for the music, each other and the audience… and it doesn’t end when the lights go out…you take that feeling home with you!”  – Catalina Jazz Club

Tickets for Solid Gold Christmas are on sale now and begin at just $20. The Box Office is open Monday – Friday, Noon – 4:00 PM. Purchase online anytime at WWW.NPACVW.ORG. As always, patrons can save 10-15% by bundling three or more event. This also provides advanced ticketing to shows that are selling out fast, like The Temptations.

The Niswonger is located at 10700 SR 118, Van Wert, Ohio.

POSTED: 09/17/14 at 6:48 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment