Kasich Announces Public Lottery for State of the State Tickets March 10, 2016 COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich invited Ohioans interested in attending the 2016 State of the State address in Marietta, on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 7 p.m. to submit their names online at governor.ohio.gov to be eligible for a random ticket lottery. The event will be held at the newly renovated Peoples Bank Theatre. Ohioans seeking tickets can sign up beginning today until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, and request a maximum of two tickets. Individuals selected for tickets by random lottery will be notified via e-mail by Friday, April, 1. Since 2011, Kasich has broken with the tradition of delivering the State of the State address at the Statehouse in Columbus. Kasich has taken the address on the road to Steubenville, Lima, Medina and Wilmington.