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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    “You get to meet, greet, and know the actors and actresses up close and personal.”

    John Callahan, Season Pass Holder since 2012

    "The end of the afternoon you leave with the great feeling you have enjoyed another theatrical production with your whole family. In a nutshell, you can't beat Candlelight and that's why Nunsense (2015) was our 48th trek down from Northeast Philly, 42 miles each way...an afternoon with our extended family."

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    “From divas to fiddlers on the roof”

    Visited January 2015, Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

    "I have been to several shows here from a drag show to a classic play. The food has always been wonderful and the buffet gives everyone something to enjoy. As for views, given this is a small theater there is not a bad seat. So for a cost effective local show you can not beat this venu!"

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    “Local talent does very professional job of putting on top notch shows”

    Visited April 2015,

    Actors serve as waiters. Fresh Salad bar. Peel yourself shrimp. Varied hot dinner buffet. Great desserts!

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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.


Who’s Who: Guys and Dolls

ActorsFull Production Staff

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    Robert Miller

    Sky Masterson

    About Robert Miller

    ROBERT MILLER is thrilled to return to Candlelight stage where he last appeared as Harold Hill in The Music Man. Other Candlelight appearances include as Zack in A Chorus Line, and Boolie in Driving Miss Daisy. Bob was associate choreographer on Fiddler on the Roof (2014) and appeared as Sasha (maybe the oldest bottle dancer in Fiddler on the Roof history). He has performed in numerous national tours, including Fiddler on the Roof and Meet Me in St. Louis, as well as the European tour of The Rocky Horror Show. Performances in and around the Philadelphia area include the Walnut Street Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company, and Three Little Bakers.

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    Julia Kershetsky

    Sarah Brown

    About Julia Kershetsky

    JULIA KERSHETSKY is excited to make her Candlelight debut and perform a dream role! In New York City, she performed Helena (Midsummer), in Kiss Me Kate, and Mrs. Winthrop (The Secret Garden). Her favorite shows regionally include Edith/Lamb u/s (Charlotte’s Web) at the Arden, Evelyn Nesbit (Ragtime) at the Ritz, Helena (Midsummer) at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Terry Randall (Stage Door) with Newtown Arts, Marvel Ann (Psycho Beach Party) at the Adrienne Theatre, and herself in many cabarets. She is the founder/instructor of Starling Voice Studio. Thanks to Lee, Bob, and the wonderful chemistry of this cast! Love to Mom, Dad, and Greg. juliakershetsky.com

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    REBECCA SCHALL

    Miss Adelaide

    About REBECCA SCHALL

    REBECCA SCHALL is beyond excited to celebrate her 10-year anniversary with The Candlelight Theatre. She was last seen as Louise (GYPSY), Christine Daae (Maury Yeston’s Phantom), and as Janet (The Rocky Horror Picture Show). Other favorite credits include, Off-Broadway While Chasing The Fantastic (Geneva), Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalene), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), Carousel (Julie Jordan). TV/FILM credits start but don’t stop at, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Boardwalk Empire, In Case Of Emergency (winner best Independent Film, Bushwick Film Festival), and Dependence (award-winning Judge’s Choice best short film, now adapted to a TV series). Much love to her amazing family. Schnugglezzzzzz to her favorite choreographer, Jody and her amazing goddaughter, Julia. A huge thank you to Lee Lewis for believing in her Adelaide. Robert Kelly, thanks for being you and always checking in on my sanity. Rebecca Schall is a proud member of the Screen Actor’s Guild. For Seymour.

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    SHAUN YATES

    Nathan Detroit

    About SHAUN YATES

    SHAUN YATES is very excited to be back at The Candlelight Theatre, where he most recently played Uncle Angus in Brigadoon. A native Texan, he is currently a company member at Bootless Stageworks and has been performing in the area since 2010. In that time he has brought to life numerous characters including; Star Wars: A New Musical Hope (Obi-Wan) and You’ve Got Red On You (Shaun) at Bootless Stageworks, Peter and the Starcatcher (Alf) at the Eagle Theatre and Around the World in 80 Days (Actor 1) at Stages Theatre. Love and thanks to Mom, Dad, & Cris; and to you, theatre patron, for keeping the theatre alive. www.shaunyates.com

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

Thanks to our dedicated staff and board, our hard-working volunteers, and our loyal patrons, we will KEEP CANDLELIGHT GLOWING!
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