The entertainment begins before the curtain rises. On Broadway show nights catch a live performance on the Spotlight Stage inside Gate 4. Performers include the Starlight STARS of Tomorrow and local performing groups. You can also learn about the history of Starlight on a pre-show back stage tour. On concert nights you can listen to local Kansas City artist perform on the VIP Club stage inside Gate 8.
Before every concert Starlight Theatre host local Kansas City artist on the VIP Club stage. Every performer is selected based on how they best match the genre of the main stage headlining artist.
Arrive early and get a free, behind-the-scenes look at Starlight and learn about Starlight’s rich history in Kansas City. Tours begin before each performance at three convenient times: 6:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Patrons interested in touring Starlight Theatre should report to the top of the theatre behind Terrace Section 1 to begin their facility tours.
On Spotlight Stage, the fun begins way before the evening’s show starts! You can catch performances from some of Kansas City’s finest local talent, including the Starlight STARS, before each night’s production.
Note: Spotlight Stage is located just inside Gate 4 on the northwest side of the theatre!
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