CONNIE PELESH returns to the Candlelight after playing the role of Muriel Eubanks in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels last season. Other credits include A Christmas Story (Miss Shields), Curtains (Carmen Bernstein), Chicago (Liz) and The Full Monty (Vicki). Connie is lead vocalist with her big band UpFront directed by her husband, Jeff. She has performed with many Philadelphia-based bands including The Al Raymond Orchestra, The WPEN Big Band, Walter Jay, Walt Wagner, Carmen Vitanza and more.