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New Candlelight Theatre

2208 Millers Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810-4000
+1 302-475-2313
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Funny Girl

We recently celebrated Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary at the Candlight. The buffet was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Funny Girl - Angry, Loud Yelling Experience

I used to like going to the theater here, but the last two times I have been underwhelmed. The... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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 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.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2208 Millers Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810-4000
+1 302-475-2313
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank BucketListSal
Reviewed 7 October 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

Thank tlscorpio
Reviewed 26 June 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.

Thank tlscorpio
Reviewed 16 May 2017

great professional show, crazy for me, great singing and dancing and story line,would see it again. Food was much improved from last visit at the 1 pm show. 2hour wait from doors opening until show began.

Thank petz24
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife love the theater we have gone there many time. It is a small place so you have a great seat. food is good and you can get a drink if you like.

Thank kennykreider55
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Saw the Winter Holiday show last week. It was great! Some contemporary songs as well as some I have never heard before. As always, the food was excellent, in fact, I don't know how they do it!

Thank Coachdoc
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The show was absolutely amazing. The talent is almost unbelievable for such a small theater. I enjoyed it greatly! Food was ok like most buffets. Nothing special but nothing bad either. Ham was delicious. The only thing I would suggest is that they maybe not...More

Thank dlcabc
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took our group of 50 senior citizens and the production of "Hairspray" was absolutely fabulous! Don't think this is small town production - voices were spectacular - should be in NYC! Food buffet was great, service was great! Take the time to stop and...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I recently took our grandchildren to Candlelight to see the Music Man. They had never been to a live musical production before so I went holding my breath that they would make it to intermission. The look on their faces was priceless. The food is...More

Thank nearphillytraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I love local theatre. Good parking. I live nearby. I go to see plays regularly. Great entertainment for the whole family. Musicals too.

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ellyn s
22 July 2015|
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Definitely. Call the box office at (302) 475-2313 and tell us what your needs are. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 to 5:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00