Rental Spaces

Rental Spaces

Starlight Theatre has nine event spaces — five indoor, including two with outdoor access, and four outdoor-only — that can accommodate any event.

Jeannette and Jerome Cohen Community Stage House

Cohen Stagehouse

Starlight's Jeannette and Jerome Cohen Community Stage House is available for private event rentals mid-October to early April*. Events are held on the climate-controlled, fully enclosed stage.

Seated Capacity: 500
Reception Capacity: 1,000

Recommended for: Leadership summits, high school proms, luncheons, black-tie galas, fundraisers


Applause Club

Starlight’s Applause Club is generally rented in conjunction with a Stage House rental and can be rented separately as well. This rehearsal space boasts four windowed garage doors with views of the beautiful Starlight Patio. You can utilize this space for cocktail hour, VIP lounges, silent auction space, and more.

Capacity: Flexible seating for up to 240
Recommended for: Cocktail hour, VIP lounge, silent auction space


Applause Club Patio

Applause Club Patio

Starlight’s Applause Club Patio can host up to 300 guests. The patio is the perfect space for cocktail hours, company events, small musical performances, outdoor dining, and more.


Applause Club + Applause Club Patio

Starlight’s Applause Club + Patio is generally rented in conjunction with a Stage House rental and can be rented separately as well. This rehearsal space boasts four windowed garage doors opening into the beautiful Starlight Patio. You can utilize this space for cocktail hour, VIP lounges, silent auction space, and more.

Capacity: Flexible seating for up to 400 guests.
Recommended for: Cocktail hour, VIP lounge, silent auction space


Berger Rehearsal Hall

 

The Berger Room

Starlight’s Berger Rehearsal Hall is the perfect space for events with up to 150 guests. This space can be rented year-round, pending availability. You can utilize this space for cocktail hours, company parties and meetings, private pre-show events, banquets, and more.


Steadman Room

Steadman Room

Starlight’s Steadman Room is an indoor/outdoor space that can be utilized in many ways. This space connects to a beautiful balcony overlooking the Applause Club Patio. Use this as a meeting space or get a group of friends together to host your own private VIP event before a concert. Flexible layouts for up to 30 guests in a conference style and up to 75 guests in a reception style.


Ovation

Ovation

Starlight’s former museum has been transformed into a space to host guests in a reception style for your next event. Enjoy private indoor/outdoor access while surrounded by the history of Starlight.

Capacity: 75
Recommended for: Cocktail hour, networking social, pre-show event


Encore Deck

Encore Deck

Starlight’s Encore Deck is a fully outdoor space that can be rented out as a private section during any of our Broadway shows or concerts, or used as a cocktail space in conjunction with another rental. This space has seating for up to 100 guests.


North Pavilion East

Starlight’s North Pavilion is a fully covered outdoor space. The east side of the pavilion can host up to 100 seated guests. A perfect space for birthday parties, outdoor dining before a show, graduation parties, and more!


North Pavilion West

Starlight’s North Pavilion is a fully covered outdoor space. The west side of the pavilion can host up to 100 seated guests. This side of the pavilion has access to a 16’ x 24’ stage for award ceremonies, programs, talent shows, and more!


North Lawn

Starlight’s North Lawn is our biggest fully outdoor space. Bring your friends and family for a picnic, reunion, or outdoor movie! For more information on this space contact Anna Gicinto at anna.gicinto@kcstarlight.com.


All private event rental and management inquiries should be made to Private Event Services at (816) 997-1158 or rentals@kcstarlight.com.

To view and/or print the Starlight Private Event Information packet, click here.

*Private Event Rentals between April and October may be possible based on campus availability. Additional costs will apply in order to change over the space for private event use. 

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