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New Candlelight Theatre

2208 Millers Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810
302-475-2313
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Ranked #4 of 43 attractions in Wilmington
Type: Dinner Theaters
Owner description: Delaware's best kept secret for a night of entertainment is New Candlelight Theatre. Located in historic Ardentown, DE, New Candlelight provides an... more » Owner description: Delaware's best kept secret for a night of entertainment is New Candlelight Theatre. Located in historic Ardentown, DE, New Candlelight provides an all-inclusive evening of Dinner and Professional theatre in an intimate atmosphere, all for a reasonable price. Operating as a theater venue for over 75 years, the stage of this quaint barn comes alive every weekend year round and entertains thousands of theater-goers through the course of the year. While musicals are New Candlelight’s specialty, other special events such as a monthly Comedy Night, are also available offering patrons various opportunities to experience Live Theatre. Tickets are $55 for adults and include full course buffet and show. Cash bar is available as well as free parking. Children and group discount tickets are also available. « less
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love this place and try to get there at least once a year, sometimes twice.. Everything about it is great. The ambience, the food, the entertainment..Simple, if you haven't been yet, you have to go..

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've been here many times over the years and this dinner theater keeps getting better. The food is incredibly delicious, the drinks are potent and the plays nearly outshine Broadway in their productions. Anything Goes in May was one of the best plays I've seen in my life and I lived in New York City for 25 years! A true... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Dinner and show at a great price! Attending 20 years and'seeing the transformation from a barebones theater to a venue worthy of great reviews,this amateur theather will hive you a great night's entertainmemt. And...the dinner buffet is consistent,plentiful and you will be wowed with the dessert table. Seating is within close proximity to the stage for'live action and, oh my,... More

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philadelphia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The dinner part of the dinner theatre was fair..plenty of food, but mostly just ok. It was fun having the actors as waiters...they were all lovely. The show was fun...not broadway caliber, but enjoyable.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Musical program offered by the waiters and waitresses. Such talented young people. Very varied program. Holiday songs sung individiually and in groups. Good dancing. Family atmosphere. Nice selection of food at the dinner buffet.

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Dover, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This a fabulous high energy show at the theater now through May 11, 2014. It is excellent. Sarah Spangenberg is excellent as Reno in her debut. Can she belt out the songs. Conner McAndrews is also fabulous as Lord Evelyn. The food is very good too. All the actors are excellent and you would think you are at a Broadway... More

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This venue is not to be missed. I have had the pleasure of enjoying the shows for the past three seasons. You can not beat the price , dinner and a great show,The cast is fab! The food is good, and plentiful. Every show is so well done. I drive 90 miles each way.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I love this place. The shows are always top notch and there is never a bad seat in the house. The food is good too. The actors are also the waiters so it's fun to talk to them about the show. The people here are always very nice. I've been to this dinner theater several times and have enjoyed it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We are transplants here. We went to the dinner theatre, four of us, to see Forever Plaid. The theatre (barn?) is old and smallish. The Play was great!! Being that it is small the tables are shared. Two other couples were seated with us at our table, but it worked out fine. I didn't expect that. The food was good,... More

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Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Eat a little dinner, see a show. The actors serve drinks and special desserts making the experience more personal. This is a cozy, friendly theater with good quality performances. Enjoy!

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