Starlight’s Annual Benefit Gala, Shine On, to be Held October 2

Starlight’s Annual Benefit Gala, Shine On, to be Held October 2

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Please consider joining us for Shine On, Starlight’s 34th Annual Benefit Gala, on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The gala is Starlight’s largest fundraising event of the year, and donations from the event will support Starlight’s operations, programming and preservation of our historic venue. 

Shine On will commence at 6 p.m. at Starlight and is slated to include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the Garden of the Stars, a seated three-course dinner with live entertainment in the Cohen Community Stage House and an after-party celebration in the Applause Club. The 2021 gala chairs are Kelly and Joe Privitera. Attire for Shine On is black tie. 

At this year’s celebration, Russ Welsh will be honored with the prestigious Star Award, and Bob Rohlf will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Single tickets are $375, and sponsorship levels begin at $1,500. To ensure inclusion in printed event materials, please confirm by September 17.  

For more information, please contact Megan McCranie at (816) 997-1153 or You may also visit, or text ShineOnStarlight to 44-321. 

We hope you will consider attending this year’s gala. Thank you to all of Starlight’s generous donors for your continued support. Shine On! 

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