Starlight Theatre Rules

Guests of the Starlight Theater are asked to be considerate of fellow visitors. The following guidelines are in place to make the theatre visit for you and others around you as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.

The majority of the rules at the Starlight Theatre revolve around respecting performers and other guests. This includes:

  • Guests should arrive in time to sit down before the show — latecomers may be held until a break in the performance
  • You should not block any other guests’ view by standing or using umbrellas at your seat
  • Do not smoke in seated areas
  • Refrain from disturbing others during your show, including using mobile phones, moving around, or switching seats.

No outside food or drink is allowed. The exception is one commercially sealed bottle of water per person. Empty 24-oz re-usable water bottles are also allowed.

bag policy

The Starlight Theatre updated its bag policy for 2024. Now, bags larger than 12” x 12” x 6” are prohibited, and no backpacks are allowed. Clear bags make passing security much more straightforward — all bags will be scanned and searched on entry, and there may be exceptions for medical items.

Cell Phones

Use of cell phones in any capacity is not allowed during the performance, as the noises and lights are distracting for other members of the audience. Phones should be turned to off or silent and stowed away throughout the duration of the performance.

Prohibited items

Use of cameras and recording equipment is strictly prohibited during performances.

The list of prohibited items at the Starlight Theatre includes:

  • Any items deemed dangerous or unacceptable by event staff
  • Firearms (including concealed permits)
  • Fireworks
  • All weapons, including knives, tasers, and pepper spray
  • All illegal drugs, including marijuana
  • Glass
  • Metal water bottles
  • Food and beverages other than allowed water bottles
  • Pets and emotional support animals
  • Booster seats
  • Car seats
  • Lawn chairs
  • Coolers
  • Detachable camera lenses
  • Selfie sticks
  • Professional video or audio recording devices
  • Drones
  • Laptops
  • Laser pointers
  • Skates and skateboards.

Cash policy

The Starlight Theatre is a cashless venue. Please bring a credit card, debit card, or mobile payment method to purchase concessions during your visit.

Smoking policy

Smoking is prohibited at the Starlight Theatre except in the designated areas. Guests should be respectful of others — please ask venue staff for directions to smoking sections during your visit.

child policy

The Starlight Theatre child policy depends on your type of show:

  • Broadway shows: Children under three years old are free when sitting on an adult’s lap
  • Concerts: All attendees require their own ticket.

pet and service animals policy

Pets and emotional support animals are prohibited. The Starlight Theatre allows service animals, subject to remaining leashed or harnessed and not disturbing other guests.

Late Arrivals

Please arrive in plenty of time for your performance. Latecomers may be held back from entering by ushers until appropriate breaks in the show.