Starlight Theatre – 2010 Broadway Series Lineup

Tickets are available for Starlight Theatre’s Broadway Series with performances starting June 22, 2010 and running through September 12, 2010. Located in Swope Park, Starlight is a short, 10 minute, drive from Southmoreland on the Plaza your Kansas City bed and breakfast. Here is a listing of this year’s performances:
Little House On The Prairie The Musical
June 22 – June 27, 2010 at 8:00 PM 2 hrs. 35 min.
The inspirational stories of LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE, one of the most beloved literary celebrations of pioneering America since Laura Ingalls Wilder published the first book of her classic series 75 years ago, take on a brand new frontier in this uplifting new musical. Melissa Gilbert, who we embraced as “Laura” for 10 years in the much-loved television series, is all grown up and stars as “Ma.”
July 20 -25, 2010 at 8:00 PM 2 hrs. 22 min.
Catch the dream! Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, DREAMGIRLS tells the story of an up-and-coming 1960s singing girl group and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune. DREAMGIRLS features the unforgettable hits “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” “One Night Only” and “Listen.”
Networks Presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
August 10 – 15, 2010 at 8:00 PM 2 hrs. 30 min.
A tale as old as time, true as it can be. The eye-popping musical spectacle of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST has captured the hearts of more than 35 million people around the world. A smash hit on Broadway, this classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Don’t miss the romance and intrigue of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Great family show! Suitable for all audiences.
The Producers
August 23 – 29, 2010 at 8:00 PM 2 hrs. 45 min.
Outrageous, hilarious, unexpected and a sure-fire hit! Debuting on Broadway in 2001, this Mel Brooks musical quickly racked up a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical. THE PRODUCERS follows the adventures and misadventures of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, who set out to produce a full-fledged flop – and fleece their investors in the process – but unwittingly wind up with a hit on their hands. These two schemers will sing and dance their way through the greatest show biz scam there ever was! This show is not suitable for children or patrons who are offended by sexual references and Mel Brooks’ comic vulgarities.
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles
September 7 – 12, 2010 at 8:00 PM 2 hrs. 20 min.
From Ed Sullivan to Abbey Road, RAIN follows the Fab Four from their earliest beginnings through the psychedelic late ‘60s and their long-haired hippie, rooftop-rocking days. A multimedia, multidimensional experience, RAIN fuses historical footage, memorable television commercials, 1960s highlights and live camera close-up zooms. All the Beatles music and vocals are performed totally live! Bring your family and friends and sing along to such favorites as “Let It Be,” “Hey Jude,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” “Come Together,” “Can’t Buy Me Love” and more! Great family show! Suitable for all audiences.

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