Young Friends of Starlight

Young Friends of Starlight

Being a Young Friend of Starlight gives you exclusive access to member-only opportunities and tickets to Broadway shows, concerts, and special events at Starlight Theatre. Save more and receive unique access to network with other YFS members, learn about various Starlight programs, and provide long-lasting support of this historic theatre. YFS members help to ensure the Starlight experience will be around for generations to come. 

Members of Young Friends of Starlight enjoy the shows they love while meeting other like-minded individuals who look forward to the future of Starlight.

For as low as $125, Membership to YFS Includes:  

  • Single subscription to Broadway season ($70+ value) 
  • Free parking for all Broadway season shows ($75 value) 
  • Invitation to one Broadway reception per season ($20 value) 
  • Invitation to select Community Engagement events 
  • One ticket to a 2023-24 Indoors Series Show (predetermined) ($35 value) 
  • Invitation to YFS preshow happy hour during Indoors Show ($20 value)
  • VIP Club access for Concert events 
  • Exclusive online ticket presale opportunities for Concert events 
  • YFS-exclusive FREE ticket giveaways for select Concerts 
  • Invitation to Starlight-hosted volunteer opportunities  

Choose your event night and complete your purchase at the link below. Your membership includes all of the benefits listed above.

Please note that there is no longer a donation component to YFS Membership. If you’d like to make a tax-deductible donation to Starlight, please learn more about our giving opportunities here 


To be notified of Young Friends of Starlight’s upcoming events, we encourage you to join our email list.
For more information, contact us at youngfriends@kcstarlight.com.

Executive Committee
Chair - Elise Jones
Academy Bank

Secretary - Jolene Mead
Port KC

Previous Chairs

Chelsea Chaney (2019-2021)
National Elevator Industry, Inc.

Alison Kidd (2017-2018)
Ascend Integrated Media


Jenni Mann (2015-2016)

Hunt Midwest

Amber Hackett Crosby (2013-2014)
Littler Mendelson

Advisory Council
Mallory Antle
Deloitte

Ashley Baker
Henderson Engineers

Justin Begnaud
Freelance

Mary Burford
PepsiCo

Lexie Clark
University of Kansas Medical Center

Denise Dibben
VMLY&R

Grace Magott
KPMG

Cody Mortensen
Essense of Australia

Mackenzie Nelson
Lathrop GPM

Jessica Peel
Polsinelli

Maggie Reyland
Dairy Famers of America

Racquel Rodriguez
Fox4

Mariah Shields
Hallmark

Jenna Smith
Trozzolo

Mollie Stephens
KC CARE Health Center

Amber Struemph
McCownGordon Construction

Elaina Paige Thomas
The Next Paige/KC Friends of Alvin Ailey

Josh Weber
McCownGordon Construction

Kristen Whalen
AssuredPartners, Inc.

Chapman Williams
Farmers Insurance

Denton Williams
Kansas City PBS

Executive Committee
Chair - Elise Jones
Academy Bank

Secretary - Jolene Mead
Port KC

Previous Chairs

Chelsea Chaney (2019-2021)
National Elevator Industry, Inc.

Alison Kidd (2017-2018)
Ascend Integrated Media


Jenni Mann (2015-2016)

Hunt Midwest

Amber Hackett Crosby (2013-2014)
Littler Mendelson

Advisory Council
Mallory Antle
Deloitte

Ashley Baker
Henderson Engineers

Justin Begnaud
Freelance

Mary Burford
PepsiCo

Lexie Clark
University of Kansas Medical Center

Denise Dibben
VMLY&R

Grace Magott
KPMG

Cody Mortensen
Essense of Australia

Mackenzie Nelson
Lathrop GPM

Jessica Peel
Polsinelli

Maggie Reyland
Dairy Famers of America

Racquel Rodriguez
Fox4

Mariah Shields
Hallmark

Jenna Smith
Trozzolo

Mollie Stephens
KC CARE Health Center

Amber Struemph
McCownGordon Construction

Elaina Paige Thomas
The Next Paige/KC Friends of Alvin Ailey

Josh Weber
McCownGordon Construction

Kristen Whalen
AssuredPartners, Inc.

Chapman Williams
Farmers Insurance

Denton Williams
Kansas City PBS

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