Starlight Theatre is a staple of Kansas City’s performing arts community and a favorite destination for summer-time family entertainment. Recent additions to Starlight, include indoor rehearsal halls, a gift store, expanded concessions and restrooms, an administrative office building and the 10-story, climate-controlled Jeannette and Jerome Cohen Community Stage. In 2007, Starlight introduced all new seats, group party pavilions and a new north facade.
Starlight Theatre - Technical Specifications
The Administration Building and the Theatre are located in Swope Park next to the Kansas City Zoo. The facility is 15 minutes from Downtown Kansas City and 35 minutes from the airport.
- Total seating capacity of 7,958
- Proscenium opening measures (Fixed): 67’8”wide
- Overall Stage Size: 171’6”Wide x 70’ deep or 12,005 sq. Ft.
- Loading Door Dimension: 10’ Wide x 16’ high
- Number of Overhead Doors: 3
- Orchestra Pit- 75’ Wide x 22’ deep