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.


Christmas by Candlelight is sponsored by:

Additional Christmas by Candlelight sponsors:

Erin Wienner

Liquid Alchemy Beverages

 

Who’s Who: Christmas by Candlelight

ActorsFull Artistic Staff

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    Scott Angelides

    About Scott Angelides

    SCOTT ANGELIDES is excited to be back at the Candlelight after first appearing as Young Patrick in Mame. Favorites: Charlie in Holiday Inn at Walnut Street Theatre, James in James and the Giant Peach at Limelight Theatre Company, and Colin in Secret Garden at the Candlelight. Regional Credits: Annie (Ensemble), Honk (Greylag), and Wizard of Oz (Lollipop Guild) at the Walnut and The Music Man (Ensemble) at the Candlelight. Much love and gratitude to Bob and the rest of my Candlelight family for giving me this awesome experience! Thanks also to my family for their love and support.

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    JARED CALHOUN

    About JARED CALHOUN

    JARED CALHOUN is excited to return to the Candlelight stage, where he was most recently seen as Billis in South Pacific, and Max in Lend Me a Tenor, as well as Georg Nowack in She Loves Me and Jeff Douglas in Brigadoon. Regional: Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio), The Glass Menagerie (Jim O’Connor) and The Addams Family (Lucas Beineke) Ritz Theatre, Troilus and Cressida (Troilus) Gamut Theatre, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline (Jordanaire) Bristol Riverside, A Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchit) Walnut Street Theatre. Acting BA from Liberty University and former Walnut Street Theatre Acting Apprentice.

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    PETER CAMPBELL

    About PETER CAMPBELL

    PETER CAMPBELL On his first day of class as a 3rd grader in a new school, future operatic bass, Peter Campbell, put his hand over his heart and said the Pledge of Allegiance aloud with all the other students. Everyone turned and stared at this boy with the freakishly deep voice. He has been on stage ever since. At first he ventured into acting, studying Character with Stella Adler in the 1980s. Ultimately, he found a home in opera, performing major roles, including Mephistopheles (Faust), both Don Giovanni and Leporello (Don Giovanni), Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), and Don Basilio (Il barbieri di Siviglia). These days, Mr. Campbell performs solely for the sheer joy of performing.

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    TIFFANY DAWN CHRISTOPHER

    About TIFFANY DAWN CHRISTOPHER

    TIFFANY DAWN CHRISTOPHER is EXCITED to be back on the Candlelight stage, where audiences last saw her in The Drowsy Chaperone, playing the role of The Drowsy Chaperone. Her theater credits include: Barrymore Winner The Color Purple (Olivia/Shug Understudy), Ragtime (Sarah), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), How to Succeed, Young Frankenstein, The Odd Couple-Female Version, Anything Goes, and Christmas by Candlelight. Her favorite shows include: Memphis the Musical (Felicia Farrell), Little Shop of Horrors (Ronnette), West Side Story (Anita), The King and I (Eliza), and Into the Woods (The Witch – 2001 and 2004). She thanks God for blessing her with her talents and for allowing her to share them with the world. Special thanks to her Family and Friends for all of their LOVE and SUPPORT! I dedicate this show to my BEAUTIFUL daughter Harper! Everything I do is for YOU!

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    COLLEEN CLANCY

    About COLLEEN CLANCY

    COLLEEN CLANCY is excited to sing the most wonderful songs of the year with all of you! Recent credits include South Pacific (Nellie, The Candlelight Theater), Amazing Grace (First National Tour), Sweet Charity (Charity, Mazeppa Productions), Into the Woods (Cinderella, Limelight PAC), Joseph and the… (Narrator, DeSales University). Thank you to Bob, Jenn, Clint, and Max for making this show so wonderful. All love to God and her family. Thankful for her very own (St.) Nick

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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