Starlight Theatre to open to season at full capacity

Starlight Theatre to open to season at full capacity
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Starlight Theatre said Monday it will open to full capacity this summer as it prepares to host live since before the COVID-19 pandemic began.“There’s nothing like hearing those first notes as the orchestra starts to play under the stars each summer,” Starlight Theatre President and CEO Rich Baker said. “Plus, it doesn’t get much safer than being outside in the fresh air. With four fantastic shows to choose from, we look forward to welcoming Kansas Citians back to Starlight for the city’s favorite summer tradition under the stars.”While masks will be recommended for audience members, Starlight said they will not be required. In line with CDC guidelines, Starlight said it “strongly recommends that for the safety of yourself and others, all unvaccinated guests wear a mask at all times while in the venue.”“Starlight asks that patrons be considerate of the safety of their fellow guests at all times so that everyone can have an enjoyable and safe experience at the theater,” the theater said.As Starlight celebrates its 70th year of Broadway under the stars in 2021, the theater said single tickets to AdventHealth Broadway Series are now available for all shows. Starlight’s summer season kicks off with “Godspell” (June 22-27), the first major musical from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Pippin,” “Children of Eden”), featuring a full Kansas City cast and orchestra. According to Starlight, The Illusionists will follow (July 20-25) and includes “big, impressive acts that patrons will have to see to believe.””On Your Feet” hits the stage next (Sept. 7-12) and tells the true story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Jimmy Buffett’s “Escape to Margaritaville” (Sept. 21-26), will round out the season with a little slice of paradise, featuring Buffett’s classic hits including “Fins,” “Volcano” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.”Season tickets are also still available and can include ticket exchanges and free parking. All tickets are available online at kcstarlight.com or by calling the Starlight box office at 816-363-7827. All Broadway performances begin at 8 p.m.Related video: Kansas City Ballet will take the stage at Starlight Theatre in just a few weeks

Starlight Theatre said Monday it will open to full capacity this summer as it prepares to host live since before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

“There’s nothing like hearing those first notes as the orchestra starts to play under the stars each summer,” Starlight Theatre President and CEO Rich Baker said. “Plus, it doesn’t get much safer than being outside in the fresh air. With four fantastic shows to choose from, we look forward to welcoming Kansas Citians back to Starlight for the city’s favorite summer tradition under the stars.”

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While masks will be recommended for audience members, Starlight said they will not be required. In line with CDC guidelines, Starlight said it “strongly recommends that for the safety of yourself and others, all unvaccinated guests wear a mask at all times while in the venue.”

“Starlight asks that patrons be considerate of the safety of their fellow guests at all times so that everyone can have an enjoyable and safe experience at the theater,” the theater said.

As Starlight celebrates its 70th year of Broadway under the stars in 2021, the theater said single tickets to AdventHealth Broadway Series are now available for all shows.

Starlight’s summer season kicks off with “Godspell” (June 22-27), the first major musical from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Pippin,” “Children of Eden”), featuring a full Kansas City cast and orchestra.

According to Starlight, The Illusionists will follow (July 20-25) and includes “big, impressive acts that patrons will have to see to believe.”

“On Your Feet” hits the stage next (Sept. 7-12) and tells the true story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.

Jimmy Buffett’s “Escape to Margaritaville” (Sept. 21-26), will round out the season with a little slice of paradise, featuring Buffett’s classic hits including “Fins,” “Volcano” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.”

Season tickets are also still available and can include ticket exchanges and free parking. All tickets are available online at kcstarlight.com or by calling the Starlight box office at 816-363-7827.

All Broadway performances begin at 8 p.m.

Related video: Kansas City Ballet will take the stage at Starlight Theatre in just a few weeks

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