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Address: 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone Number: 816-363-7827
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Starlight Theatre is the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland,...

Starlight Theatre is the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland, where performing arts share center stage with education. Everything from Broadway shows to live concerts perform on the stage where thousands of guests can watch, listen and enjoy what they see! A first-class venue in every sense of the word helps make every night, a Starlight Night!

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Great Venue!

Such a cool venue for seeing plays/attending concerts! Not a bad seat in the house and plenty of food/drink options. Take sunglasses/hats/sunscreen!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Cara C
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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184 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a cool venue for seeing plays/attending concerts! Not a bad seat in the house and plenty of food/drink options. Take sunglasses/hats/sunscreen!

Thank Cara C
Atchison, Kansas
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I saw Hozier and Nate Ruess at Starlight a few months ago and really enjoyed the show. Great views no matter where you are seated, and the venue is absolutely gorgeous at night. The most influential factor here is weather. I was there on a warm September evening, but the beauty and wow-factor of the venue comes from the night-sky... More 

Thank Austin H
Lawrence, Kansas
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433 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starlight is a real nice outdoor concert venue with about 8,000 seats. They have a wide variety of musicals and concerts. They do have an indoor series during the winter. The venue is very attractive and on a nice cool evening it is a delight. Weather decides your comfort level. Check out the schedule and have a fun night out.

Thank Robert S
Belton, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

we have attended many concerts here. Every one of them we sat in different sections and haven't found a bad seat yet from the front to the back row. Starlight is our favorite place for concerts, we like it better than Sprint Center, the one in Bonner springs, the new sports center at Legends, and the Events Center in Independence.... More 

Thank Bart H
Kansas City, Missouri
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53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous little theater, it doesn't matter where you sit you'll have a great seat. They even allow you to bring in a bottle of water. Love this location always sold out but never crowded. The only criticism I'd have is their speakers and/ or sound guy is horrible. Often the bass overpowers the music to the point of completely drowned... More 

Thank Bob R
Lowell, Arkansas
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

My family and I enjoyed a lovely evening here for A Prairie Home Companion. The Starlight is a beautiful theatre! The atmosphere is inviting, the concessions are plentiful, and I don't think there's a bad seat in the house. We also won the Cash Dash for the night, so that was a fun bonus!

Thank samanthars
Chigoland, IL
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Located directly across from the Kansas City Zoo. Shares some parking with zoo. Exceptionally clean facilities. Additional cost for catered buffet well worth the cost. Tasty food and can't beat the convenience factor. Alcohol available. Blankets allowed so bring one if weather is cool. Fantastic traffic handling in and out of parking; it is obvious they have it down to... More 

Thank lexus333
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The Starlight theatre is a great place to see a concert! Not a bad seat in the house, in my opinion. It's easily one of my favorite outdoor venues to see a concert.

Thank AshleeRenee
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106 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Went here to see Prairie Home Companion. The Santa Fe Opera House it ain’t. Outdoor venue likely more comfy when not hot/humid but we were there in August — wretched. Stage design looked like the dystopian ruins of an apartment building. Tight seating worse than flying coach since of course it was hot — plus rain expected so everyone had... More 

Thank papertravel
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I really liked this outdoor venue! Plenty of seating and standing room, covered walkways. Came in handy when it started raining! We were there to see the Oddball Comedy tour. Easy parking and exiting! Great food and drink and not too pricey.

Thank Amy_the_Purple_Lady

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