Pictured: Cohen Community Stage House
Starlight Theatre has announced the line-up for their third season of live indoor theater presented on the heated stage of Starlight’s expansive Cohen Community Stage House.
Welcoming new sponsor the Missouri Lottery, the 2018 Starlight Indoors Series opens Tuesday, Jan. 30 and will feature a three-show season.
“It’s exciting that Kansas City residents increasingly understand and believe that they can really see a show INDOORS at Starlight Theatre during the winter months,” said Caroline Gibel, Starlight’s director of indoor programming. “With a great mix of small comedies, musicals and slightly quirky shows in our 2018 series, audience members will not only be warm, they’ll be highly entertained!”
The 2018 Missouri Lottery Starlight Indoors Series (from the press release):
January 30-February 4
This fall-down-funny musical roast of Broadway comes to Starlight Indoors with new victims and new laughs! Just when Broadway thought it was safe from the poison pen of comedy writer Gerard Alessandrini, he returns with new targets like Pippin and Kinky Boots that join favorites including Wicked and The Book of Mormon. A one-stop ticket to non-stop laughs, Forbidden Broadway has earned nine Drama Desk Awards, a Special Tony® Award, an Obie, a Lucille Lortel Award and a Drama League Award. Suggested for ages 8+.
Dixie’s Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull and 16 Other Things I Learned While I Was Drinking Last Thursday
Funny lady Dixie Longate was a huge hit with Kansas City audiences when she brought her self-styled Tupperware party to town in January 2016. Now she’s back to take fans to her favorite honky-tonk where she’ll share lessons learned after a hard night of drinking. What do a jeweled crown, a cardboard cutout of Julie Andrews and a box full of moon pies have in common? You’ll discover that and much more when you attend Dixie’s new hit show! Suggested for ages 16+.
Broadway’s Next H!t Musical
February 27-March 4
In Broadway’s Next H!t Musical, every song is fresh, every scene is new, and every night is different at the only unscripted theatrical awards show. That’s because master improvisers create a spontaneous evening of music, humor and laughter based off audience suggestions at every performance. Under the direction of producers and improv veterans Rob Schiffmann and Deb Rabbai, this hit show has been featured at The Triad, Tribeca Film Festival, New York Musical Theatre Festival and many more. Suitable for all audiences.
Season ticket and single tickets are now on sale. For more information visit kcstarlight.com.