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New Candlelight Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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South Pacific!

Another awesome performance at New Candlelight Theater! Peter Campbell (Emile de Becque) has a... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2019
Great Play, Great Value

With three others we attended Guys and Dolls. The acting, singing, dancing, and whole production... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2019
Wilmington, Delaware
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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...more
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2208 Millers Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810-4000
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Another awesome performance at New Candlelight Theater! Peter Campbell (Emile de Becque) has a voice that was powerfully wonderful! Colleen Clancy portrayed Ensign Nellie Forbush perfectly! Angelica Feliciano was absolutely Bloody Mary! The entire cast was high energy.....BRAVO!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

With three others we attended Guys and Dolls. The acting, singing, dancing, and whole production were outstanding. The bonus for us was an above average food buffet with the shrimp,Chicken Cordon Blu and all deserts being memorably good. One often had to wait some time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

We've been to two shows here, Hairspray and Guys and Dolls. The quality of the shows is excellent. The actors/actresses are quite talented, set design for a small theater is well done, and the seating allows for a good view. However, on our most recent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CurlyCueGirl
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We take a senior group here every year and are never disappointed. The show is always top notch and the food is very good and very plentiful. We love that our servers are the stars of the show. This theatre is definitely great for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joannf826
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I was trying to plan entertainment for out of town guests who love theater. I spent much to much time on the website that uses much of it's space telling you how wonderful theater is but gives no info on it's own calendar of event...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

My wife and I and some friends attend almost every show they put on here each year. I never stopped being amazed at the quality of the shows they put on. The perform way above the standard for tiny Delaware dinner theater. Keep up the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SimmyJellers
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We saw Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and were very impressed with the acting. All three leads were very strong...good acting and voices. The ensemble did a great job as well. Dinner was very good and had a great variety of tasty dishes. It was our first...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We recently celebrated Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary at the Candlight. The buffet was wonderful. The peel and eat shrimp at the salad bar were jumbo and very delicious. Selection of entrees and desserts were outstanding. The actor and actresses were the servers. They were courteous,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sally M
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I used to like going to the theater here, but the last two times I have been underwhelmed. The buffet was average, although the ribs and shrimp were excellent. When we were finally offered coffee, it was served lukewarm. Service, removing used plates, was sketchy....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank tlscorpio
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Most time that we go to The Candlelight, I'm blown away by the talent. The final show of Crazy For You did not do it for me. Aside from two stand out numbers, I found the show and talent a bit boring. Expected better.

Date of experience: June 2017
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ellyn s
July 21, 2015|
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Response from canecorso119 | Reviewed this property |
I would believe so don't remember a step to get in anywhere. There is additional seating that it elevated but when you call to order tickets just specify that you require special accommodations. Enjoy the show!