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VAN WERT - By popular demand, The Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert announces a second show for Vicki Lawrence, a 2 woman show on Friday, April 5 at 2 p.m. The 7 p.m. show sold out quickly following ticket release. Now the opportunity to experience comic relief in its finest form is available by contacting the box office: (419) 238-6722, online:, or through Facebook.

Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Her most endearing character to date, Thelma Harper, or "Mama" will leave audiences in stitches. Ms. Lawrence, the singer/entertainer who sang the hit song, "The Night the Lights went out in Georgia" will take the stage first. She will sing, share hilarious experiences from her Carol Burnett days, including video, and share observations about real life. Then when Mama hits the stage in the second half, expect the unexpected!

Tickets are available for $18-$41 by calling the Niswonger box office at (419) 238-6722. A 10 percent group discount is extended to groups of 10 or more. Contact the box office for discount. Special thanks is considered to our esteemed sponsors: Statewide Ford, U.S. Bank and The Lima News.