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Starlight Theatre

4600 Starlight Rd, Kansas City, MO 64132-2032
+1 816-363-7827
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Very hot on summer nights

We went to see the comedian Jim Gaffigan in the middle of July. It was nearly 100 degrees without a... read more

Reviewed today
Bucky D
Springfield, Missouri
I want to love it again

We recently traveled to Starlight to see An American in Paris. We choose to sit on the last row as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Roberta K
Kansas City, Missouri
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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!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“outdoor venue” (31 reviews)
“great venue” (31 reviews)
“sound system” (17 reviews)
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4600 Starlight Rd, Kansas City, MO 64132-2032
+1 816-363-7827
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Reviewed today

We went to see the comedian Jim Gaffigan in the middle of July. It was nearly 100 degrees without a hint of a breeze. If you're heat sensitive, be aware of that. Parking cost $7 for grass and $12 for paved parking. Expect to pass...More

Thank Bucky D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently traveled to Starlight to see An American in Paris. We choose to sit on the last row as a member of our group is handicapped. Great seats for 15.00, but.... Please, please turn off the jumbo trons off for theatrical pructions. 1st, a...More

Thank Roberta K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Attended Muse concert. Hadn't been to Starlight for many years, and the majestic venue has since been completely renovated. Sound was excellent, food was good. Unique architecture, and place in the middle of the facility where artists can walk through the crowd and perform providing...More

Thank Cargoman53
Reviewed 4 days ago

what a tremendous venue. in town on biz and checked at last minute and found it was the last night for "An American In Paris." easy to get tickets on-line and ended up getting some pretty good seats. is an outdoor theatre so recognize if...More

Thank jon s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful outdoor theater. We are driving there this week for a second time. Long drive from Texas but the best concert venue I have ever experienced. Saw Steely Dan there three years ago. Looking forward to Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band...More

Thank Phyllis G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone needs to experience a play, musical, or concert at Starlight Theatre. We saw An American in Paris in 87 degree weather, which was not fun for being comfortable in July. The theater had barn fans that blew mist throughout the area which was nice....More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a multiple function venue Concerts,Musicals,Buffet and also indoor theater facilities. Just walking up to the venue you really feel transformed to the city FAMOUS for the City of Fountains. and the decor has been upgraded from MANY years ago. Honestly I don't think...More

Thank W8758VMpaulh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Starlight Theater is a lovely outdoor venue that hosts some of the best and most entertaining plays, concerts, and other public offerings anywhere in the country. Broadway plays are a favorite and as Starlight also hosts local restaurants it is a "full meal deal"...More

Thank bisquitlips1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rains came & Willie opted not to perform, but we really enjoyed the Starlight. Staff was helpful & professional. I really want to return to another event- hopefully in the fall or spring!

Thank Gogostay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive setting for an outdoor theater. Good sound system for the band. Saw Doobie Brothers and Chicago. Entertaining venu. Good seats approximately 20 rows from the stage.

Thank lauraZ6165YC
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Taylor S
28 May 2017|
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Response from crlhunt | Reviewed this property |
There are no bad seats in this venue. Good sound, large screens & you can see from the back.
Jasmine M
9 March 2017|
Response from Jessica S | Reviewed this property |
I think personally that the views are excellent from all the seats...the people are just smaller the farther away you are.
22 July 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not seeing this sooner. You can bring a cooler of food and non-alcoholic beverages but it will be searched.