The Candlelight Theatre: Dining and Entertainment, Beyond Your Expectations.
The mission of The Candlelight Theatre is to continue the tradition of employing and educating artists by encouraging them to explore and hone their craft through the art of live theatre. Through the unique interaction of these artists with our audiences, we share a commitment to revitalize, inspire, and enrich the community we serve.


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    “Candlelight Theatre hopes to fill summer theatre void with ‘Nunsense’ “

    Christina Perryman, The Delaware County News Network,

    ?While many area theaters “go dark” over the summer, The Candlelight Theatre hopes to play to packed audiences in July and August, filling the theater void and offering locals and visitors vacationing in the area a fun time watching the antics of five nuns." Read More

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    “An excellent evening out!”

    Reviewed October 2012,

    I have been to this theater several times with female family members and it was nothing short of an amazing time. I recently went with my husband for the first time to see the Putnam County Spelling Bee and we also had a wonderful time. He LOVED it! We had dinner included and as always the food was very good, He liked it so much he said "I'd come back here again".

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    “Top rate performance and fun for the whole family”

    Reviewed May 2013,

    We have seen Annie and Bye bye Birdie and we had a wonderful experience both times. Our kids (7&9) loved it as much as we did. The performances are impressive and having your waiter be in the show is a fun feature. It is worth every penny.

Candlelight brings the joy of ‘Nunsense’ to Arden

del-online“Nunsense,” Dan Goggin’s 1986 musical comedy that has since become a worldwide sensation (there are now nine stage versions of the show), is a good old-fashioned comedy review, complete with audience interaction, tap dancing, and ventriloquism.

And yet, Candlelight’s production, directed and choreographed by Micki Sharp, is about as current as it can be, with timely quips woven into the standard story. While the musical routines put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken are timeless, jokes like the one on Donald Trump running for president wash away any dated feel. READ MORE


Candlelight’s updated ‘Nunsense’ is a lot of fun

logo_delconnThe first time I saw “Nunsense” was at The Candlelight Theatre in 2007. Maybe it was eight years of Catholic grade school (St. Madeline-St. Rose, now St. James Regional), and four years of Catholic college (Neumann University), but I was a little hesitant to see a comedy about nuns. Sisters are stern and upright. How could it possibly be funny? How wrong I was.  READ MORE

The Candlelight Theatre is nestled in the village of Ardentown Delaware, a picturesque artistic community established in 1900

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