Category: Indoor Series

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Hundreds of middle school students in the Kansas City Public Schools and Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools were able to experience Monet & Friends Alive at Starlight through the Community Tickets Program. For more than 70 years, the Community Tickets program has offered free tickets to thousands of community members every season. Through partnerships with … Continued

Join the fun this fall with Starlight Indoors! This season features comedies that poke fun at everything from TV and Broadway, Pop Culture to Kansas City. These unconventional shows will leave you laughing long after the performance ends.   The fun begins in October with the reimagined tale of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown – Live!, … Continued

Singing! Dancing! Paper! Don’t miss out on the fun when The Office! A Musical Parody comes to Starlight Indoors February 4-9. The unauthorized parody packs in all of the TV Show’s favorite moments in a hilarious, 2-hour, musical-comedy adventure. Featuring songs such as “That’s What She Said,” “Marry Me Beesly,” and “We Have Fun Here,” this sidesplitting parody … Continued

Are you a fan of “The Office”? Test your knowledge at Young Friends of Starlight’s fourth-annual trivia night! Grab a team of up to eight people and compete for fabulous prizes before seeing Starlight Indoors’ fun-filled musical, The Office! A Musical Parody, Thursday, February 6 at Starlight Indoors. Space is limited, so get your tickets today! … Continued

Dixie’s Tupperware Party, the hilarious and heartfelt show starring the fast-talking, gum-chewing, ginger-haired Alabama gal Dixie Longate, returns to Starlight Indoors January 10-19—back by popular demand for the first time since 2016. Tickets to Dixie’s Tupperware Party are on sale now, and exclusive VIP tickets are available. A VIP ticket includes premium seating, one souvenir cocktail in … Continued

The fast-paced, musical comedy spoof of the hip hop hit by a similar name, Spamilton: An American Parody makes a splash November 5-17 as the first show of the 2019-20 Starlight Indoors Series, sponsored by Missouri Lottery. After two extensions Off-Broadway in New York, Spamilton: An American Parody hit the road to play Chicago, Los Angeles and even London’s Off-West End. … Continued

As the weather cools off, the stage heats up with the fifth season of Starlight Indoors! It’s bound to be another hilariously entertaining year with a lineup of fantastic off-Broadway productions in the 2019-20 Missouri Lottery Indoors Series at Starlight Theatre. Get tickets today for these hit shows—all tickets on sale now: Join the comedy … Continued

On this week's episode of Talkin' With Taylor, Taylor sits down with Shelby Miguel, who plays Rosie and Nanea in the national tour of American Girl Live. Find out what the American Girl brand is all about, the characters who will appear in the show, and what inspiring message Shelby hopes the audience takes away from American Girl … Continued

On this week's episode of Talkin' With Taylor, Taylor sits down with Tyler Fromson, a Lee's Summit native who plays Ross in the national tour of Friends! The Musical Parody. Find out how Tyler characterizes the iconic sitcom character he plays in the show and what he's looking forward to most while being back in his home … Continued

The brand-new musical American Girl Live will complete the 2018-19 Starlight Indoors season, playing April 23-28 in Cohen Community Stage House. Brought to life by an incredible, all-female creative team, American Girl Live features original songs and unforgettable experiences, celebrating the power of girls and the strength of friendship. In American Girl Live, audiences join five spunky campers and their … Continued

Your favorite group of “Friends” are back—and this time, they’re live on stage! Friends! The Musical Parody is the hilarious new show that lovingly lampoon’s the award-winning, hit NBC show “Friends” that aired from 1994 until 2004. This brand-new musical plucks the best scenes from the series’ ten years and recreates the audience’s favorite moments in a … Continued

Dena Blizzard is One Funny Mother, and she’s hitting the road to bring the laughs to Kansas City audiences at Starlight Indoors, Feb. 19-24. Best known from her viral videos, the Back to School Rant and Chardonnay Go, Dena is a comedian and married mother of three who stars in this hit one-woman comedy show. An evening of laundry, … Continued

Sister made her much-anticipated return to Starlight Indoors last month in Sister Strikes Again!, with class in session Jan. 15-27 and audiences braving the snowy Kansas City weather to see their favorite Sister take the stage once again. Recognizing that many nuns do not receive Social Security or other retirement benefits, the Late Nite Catechism series has made it … Continued

On this week's episode of Talkin' With Taylor, Taylor sits down with Mary Beth Burns, who plays the title character in the one-nun show, Sister Strikes Again! Find out more about the show, what the proper name is for someone from Michigan, and what Sister is currently binge-watching on Netflix. Sister Strikes Again! is another hilarious installment in … Continued

Everyone’s favorite Sister takes the Starlight Indoors stage once more at Sister Strikes Again!, January 15-27! The second installment in the hilarious hit Late Night Catechism series, Sister Strikes Again! brings audiences back to the classroom, reminding them of the “good ol’ days” when all you had to worry about was toeing the line with your teacher. Catholic or not, … Continued

In our fourth season of Starlight Indoors, we’re proud to announce that we’ve installed brand-new seating, in addition to other improvements in our stage house. You asked – we listened! Our new seating system features wider aisles with LED lights, more spacious seats, a convenient back exit and, by patron request, cup holders to keep … Continued

On this week's episode of Talkin' With Taylor, we sit down with Mike Tyler - an Australian magician who took his career to a whole new level when he and his best mate, Christopher Wayne, decided to trade in their top hats and capes for a totally different kind of magic show. Get a sneak … Continued

The Naked Magicians is the perfect night out on the town - and before the Friday evening performances, Starlight Indoors patrons ages 21 plus can enhance their experience with a pre-show wine tasting from Kansas City’s own Amigoni Urban Winery. With five wines to taste, plus a delectable charcuterie and cheese plate, this pre-show event is … Continued

Just announced – the brand-new musical American Girl Live makes its Kansas City premiere April 23-28, 2019, at Starlight Indoors! Brought to life by an incredible, all-female creative team, American Girl Live features original songs and unforgettable experiences, with a powerful message—that every girl is the hero of her own story. This theatrical show is set at Camp American Girl, … Continued

Our Starlight stage is heating up! And we mean… really heating up. They say that good magicians don’t need sleeves and great magicians don’t need pants, and The Naked Magicians have accepted that challenge. They will disrobe at Starlight Indoors for two days, four performances only, Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17. Starring Mike Tyler and … Continued

We’ll be there for you… this winter! As the weather cools off, the stage heats up with the fourth season of Starlight Indoors! Our Indoors season takes place on our climate-controlled stage house in an intimate, 460-seat theatre setting – there’s not a bad seat in the house! Season tickets to three shows are on … Continued

On this week’s episode of “Talkin’ With Taylor,” Taylor learns what’s like to interview a cast that has to constantly stay on their feet because the show they are in is being made up on the spot! Deb Rabbai and Rob Schiffmann, co-producers and performers in Broadway’s Next H!T Musical (playing Starlight Indoors Now-March 4), share the challenges and enjoyment … Continued

In the second episode of “Talkin’ With Taylor,” Taylor sits down with the fast-talking, honky-tonking Dixie Longate to discuss her new show, Dixie’s Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull and 16 Other Things I Learned While I Was Drinking Last Thursday. On the heels of her acclaimed one-woman show, Dixie’s Tupperware Party, Dixie returns to Starlight Indoors this … Continued

The comedy heats up at Starlight Indoors just in time for Valentine’s Day! Fan-favorite Dixie Longate brings her hilarious new show to Starlight’s heated indoor stage house for seven performances Feb. 13-18. After a decade of wild success hawking Tupperware to theatre audiences, Dixie has added more crazy antics to her stage repertoire in Dixie’s Never … Continued

Starlight Theatre is pleased to introduce our new video series “Talkin’ With Taylor,” hosted by Taylor Smith of Starlight’s marketing team. In this inaugural episode, Taylor sits down with Broadway veteran actress (and KC native!) Valerie Fagan, one of the stars of Forbidden Broadway. This fall-down-funny roast of hit Broadway musicals opens the 2018 Starlight Indoors … Continued

It’s just about time to warm things up inside Starlight Theatre! The third season of Starlight Indoors opens Tuesday night, Jan. 30 with the fall-down-funny Forbidden Broadway, the first of three comedic shows that will surely turn up the heat and humor inside Starlight’s expansive stage house. Starlight Indoors is generously sponsored by the Missouri Lottery. … Continued

A popular pre-show option returns to Starlight Indoors in 2018. Starlight is once again partnering with Kansas City’s Amigoni Urban Winery to present “Corks & Comedy,” a pre-show wine tasting and snack pairing before one performance of each show in the 2018 Starlight Indoors series. You, your family and friends will learn about and sample … Continued

You loved her when she peddled Tupperware at Starlight Indoors in January 2016. Now, Dixie’s back with a new show, a mechanical bull and a few life lessons to share! After a decade of wild success selling America’s favorite plastic containers to theatre audiences, Dixie Longate has added a second show and more crazy antics … Continued

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