Starlight Theatre


Mission & Vision Vision Statement Starlight Theatre is the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with education. Mission Statement Starlight Theatre Association is dedicated to producing, presenting and promoting excellence in musical theatre and the performing arts for diverse audiences of all ages, with continued programming for families and children. Starlight strives to enrich our region for all residents and visitors by building appreciation for the performing arts, making live theatre and music affordable and accessible, providing superior theatre arts education and community outreach programs, and delivering exceptional customer service. Starlight will remain a beloved Kansas City cultural tradition by devoting resources to preserving and enhancing our home venue in Swope Park and creating new memories for generations to come. Anita B. Gorman Donor Court of Honor Dedicated in July 2007, the Anita B. Gorman Donor Court of Honor recognizes the 571 donors who provided the financial gifts that allowed Starlight to successfully complete its three-year, $15.25 million Future Generations Campaign. Dorothy Jeter Music Room Since 2006, musicians, performers and students have been able to perfect their vocal skills in an acoustically ideal setting at Starlight. Jeannette and Jerome Cohen Community Stage Starlight’s state-of-the-art stage may not have been possible if not for the generosity of two longtime supporters, Jeannette and Jerome Cohen. Richard Hill Berger & Richard Laurence Berger Rehearsal Hall A $250,000 bequest from the Richard L. Berger Estate to the Starlight Future Generations Campaign made possible the construction of a new indoor rehearsal hall. Shirley Bush Helzberg Garden of the Stars and Fountain Upon entering Starlight on the theatre’s east side, guests are greeted by a serene setting – the Shirley Bush Helzberg Garden of the Stars and Fountain. Steadman Family Fountain Backed by a beautifully landscaped terrace, the Steadman Family Fountain has flowed near Starlight’s west entrance since 1997. It was donated in honor of longtime Starlight supporters Jack and Martha Steadman.

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What makes this business unique? Starlight Theatre is a 7,958-seat outdoor theatre.

Kansas City Starlight Theatre Broadway Season Tickets - 2017


4600 Starlight Rd
Kansas City, Missouri 64132
United States

Starlight Theatre is conveniently located in southeast Kansas City, Mo., between U.S. 71 and Interstate 435. Nestled in the 1,800-acre Swope Park and adjacent to the Kansas City Zoo, the Starlight Theatre campus encompasses 16 acres.

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Monday 9AM–6PM Tuesday 9AM–6PM Wednesday 9AM–6PM Thursday 9AM–6PM Friday 9AM–6PM Saturday 10AM–4PM Sunday Closed

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