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.

“Chilling ‘Sweeney Todd’ at Candlelight is the perfect show for October”logo_delconn

“Sweeney Todd: A slashy smash at Candlelight”del-online


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    “An excellent evening out!”

    Reviewed October 2012,

    I have been to this theater several times with female family members and it was nothing short of an amazing time. I recently went with my husband for the first time to see the Putnam County Spelling Bee and we also had a wonderful time. He LOVED it! We had dinner included and as always the food was very good, He liked it so much he said "I'd come back here again".

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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.

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

Who’s Who: The cast of Sweeney Todd

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    Patrick O’Hara

    Sweeney Todd

    About Patrick O’Hara

    Patrick Hunt O’Hara is honored – and humbled – to return to Candlelight with this EXTREMELY talented cast and production team. Candlelight audiences have seen him in a variety of roles, from the hapless Amos (Chicago – Barrymore Nominee) to Daddy Warbucks (Annie) to Harold (The Full Monty) to Mr. Applegate (Damn Yankees – Barny Award, Best Actor 2011). He thanks Bob for his trust and faith, Catherine for unending friendship, Mom and brothers for love and support, Karen for more wind than she ever knew she had, and Billy – for making him alive. This performance is dedicated to All The Demons Of Hell.

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    Mrs. Lovett


    Catherine’s elated to return to Candlelight in a deliciously juicy part she can really sink her teeth into. She’s been performing most of her life, occasionally pausing to eat and sleep. A veteran of musicals, plays and operettas alike, Cat’s depicted over 50 meaty roles including Lily/Kate, Sister Amnesia, Guinevere, Aldonza, Viola, Pitti-Sing, Lady Thiang, Amalia, and Eliza (name those shows!). A Christian recording artist, church soloist and professional singing DJ, she’d love to make your party, wedding or event especially memorable ( Enjoy your visit to Fleet Street!

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