Starlight offers free event


Posted by Bob Evans

NAME OF EVENT: An Evening With Starlight

EVENT DESCRIPTION: In lieu of an in-person fundraising event this year, Starlight will premiere An Evening With Starlight: The Sky’s the Limit as a free, online benefit supporting Starlight. The event will feature performances and testimonials from those who have a Starlight story—headline artists, Broadway performers, musicians, student artists, and more!

LOCATION, DATE & TIME: Virtual Event – Location: Starlight Theatre’s Facebook and YouTube pages – Date: Saturday, October 10 – Time: 7:00 p.m. CDT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This performance-packed event features Starlight in a way that hasn’t been seen before, in addition to performances from artists across the country. Guests include Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, REO Speedwagon lead vocalist and guitarist Kevin Cronin, Broadway stars Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready, and many more. While attendance is free, donations are encouraged, as charitable gifts help fund arts

This free, one-hour online benefit features performances and stories from the historic venue.

Starlight encourages education and community engagement programs that provide access to Starlight and the arts, teach skills the performing arts are uniquely positioned to provide, inspire future arts patrons, and foster a sense of civic pride.

Follow Starlight on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcstarlight.

About Starlight

Opened as a theatre in 1950 and a nonprofit organization in 1951, Starlight is the largest and oldest performing arts institution in Kansas City and provides inspiring, one-of-a-kind experiences to its patrons. Starlight presents and produces Broadway musicals, concerts, and Indoors shows in addition to offering extensive community engagement programming, including classes, scholarships, and Starlight’s Blue Star Awards, one of the largest high school musical theatre award programs in the nation.

Located on 16 acres in Swope Park, Starlight’s historic, city-owned venue is the second-largest outdoor producing theatre in the country and includes rehearsal halls, a museum, club area for dining, concessions, gardens, fountains, and a 10-story, climate-controlled stage. For more information, visit

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