Candles | Theatre Philadelphia


The members of the Edgewater High school newspaper club are normal high school students. They're irresponsible, stressed, and they feel like they’re wandering through life in no particular direction. But then the unthinkable happens - their school is attacked by an armed student, changing their lives forever. As they try to navigate what comes next, they finally find the passion and drive to fight for something using what they know best: writing, reporting, and music.

CW: Use of gunshots and depictions trauma in the aftermath of a school shooting. Appropriate for ages 13+ 


Angelina DeMonte


Bi Jean Ngo

Estimated Run Time

1 hour 45 minutes

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