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Your Event, Presentation, or Service Just Found a New Home

Your Event, Your Tickets

Sell Tickets to your own events right from BarterTheatre.com

Gather Together, Even in a Pandemic

A way to gather in-person safely during a pandemic with built-in social distancing precautions.

Bigger and Better

Enhance your presentation with a 90ft screen and FM transmitted sound.

Attendance Made Easy

Preconfigured parking makes it easy for attendees to find their place.

A Rare Opportunity Awaits with Barter Venue Rentals

Your audience is craving a live experience again. Whether it’s a presentation for a large corporate group or hosting a holiday gathering, Barter’s Moonlite Theatre is the perfect venue.

Hosted Meeting at the Moonlite

Together Again, 6 Feet Apart

The stage is already set for you to host your event with Barter Venue Rentals. Every tool you need to host your event with safety top-of-mind is already implemented and ready to go.

Touchless check in, windows up parking assistance, extra wide parking spots, and sanitation procedures create a low-risk shared experience.

An Experience Like Nothing Else

The novelty of hosting your event at a drive-in theatre is enough to pack the house. The benefits don’t stop there, you will also be associating your organization with the longest running theatre in the United States. Did we mention we have a national reach and over 20,000 site visitors a month?

The Moonlite is the only venue in the country with a stage below the big screen. Presenters on stage can be simulcast onto the screen along with visual aids and videos. Live and pre-recorded sound is delivered through the audience’s FM car radios as amplified from the stage.

The Moonlite Theatre Stage with Wizard of Oz

We Provide the Parking and The Ticketing System

That’s right! You can sell tickets with Barter Venue Rentals right from BarterTheatre.com. You can choose to keep your event unlisted and provide access just to your group or include your event in the Barter Special Events Section of the website.

There is no reason to wait

Host Your Event

At Barter’s Moonlite Theatre

Host an Event

  • Keep your organization moving forward with large scale in-person presentations
  • Increase morale in this tough time
  • Experience your group’s work together
  • Reserve for an hour up to an entire day
  • Utilize the stage and simulcast screen
  • Established safety and social distancing measures
  • and much more…
Starting At $2,999
Inquire about Hosting an Event

Host A Private Barter Performance

  • Enjoy a private performance of any currently playing Barter show
  • Hold your presentation prior to the performance
  • Customize performance time
  • Reserve for an hour up to an entire day
  • Utilize the stage and simulcast screen
  • Established Safety and Social Distancing Measures
  • and much more…
Starting At $6,999
Inquire about a Private Performance

FAQs

What are the guidelines for using the stage?

Due to Virginia State guidelines there is a limit of 2 people not of the same household on the stage at a time and 1 person on each of the video platforms.

All use of the stage must be included in the venue rental contract and approved by Barter prior to the rental’s start.

Is the Moonlite a good concert venue?

The Moonlite is ideal for acoustic music, and pre recorded sound. Live drums onstage cannot be accommodated with the provided sound system.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Contact groups@bartertheatre.com or 276.619.5406

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P.O. Box 867
Abingdon, VA 24212

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Give By Phone: 276-619-3315
or Check: Payable to Barter Theatre - Mailing address: PO Box 867, Abingdon, VA 24212
Your benefits package includes:
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Producer ($10,000+)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Usher concierge service at performances
  • Invitations to company parties
  • Additional customized benefits available upon request
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Director ($5,000-$9,999)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Access to a VIP hotline for reservations
  • VIP Will-Call for tickets & intermission concessions
  • follow the creation of a production from start to finish
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Stage Manager ($2,500-$4,999)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • VIP parking
  • invitation to a dress rehearsal
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Leading Role ($1,750-$2,499)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitations for two complimentary seats at each opening performance at Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre and Stage II, including galas
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Scene Stealer ($1,200-$1,749)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to watch the set being changed between performances
  • a production mini-poster signed by the cast
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Supporting Role ($500-$1,199)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • unlimited use of 15% discount for Barter’s Gift Shop & concessions (non-alcohol)
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Understudy ($250-$499)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to Theatre Thursdays, a luncheon & discussion series giving you an insider’s view of Barter Theatre
  • invitation to the 2020 season preview event
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Player ($100-$249)
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Behind the scenes tour
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Curtain Raiser ($50-$99)
  • listing in the souvenir program
  • biannual donor e-newsletter
  • window decal
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Give By Phone: 276-619-3315
or Check: Payable to Barter Theatre - Mailing address: PO Box 867, Abingdon, VA 24212
Your benefits package includes:
producer iconography
Producer
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Usher concierge service at performances
  • Invitations to company parties
  • Additional customized benefits available upon request
director iconography
Director
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Access to a VIP hotline for reservations
  • VIP Will-Call for tickets & intermission concessions
  • follow the creation of a production from start to finish
stage manager iconography
Stage Manager
  • All previous tiers plus
  • VIP parking
  • invitation to a dress rehearsal
leading role iconography
Leading Role
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitations for two complimentary seats at each opening performance at Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre and Stage II, including galas
scene stealer iconography
Scene Stealer
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to watch the set being changed between performances
  • a production mini-poster signed by the cast
supporting role iconography
Supporting Role
  • All previous tiers plus
  • unlimited use of 15% discount for Barter’s Gift Shop & concessions (non-alcohol)
understudy iconography
Understudy
  • All previous tiers plus
  • invitation to Theatre Thursdays, a luncheon & discussion series giving you an insider’s view of Barter Theatre
  • invitation to the 2020 season preview event
player iconography
Player
  • All previous tiers plus
  • Behind the scenes tour
curtain raiser iconography
Curtain Raiser
  • listing in the souvenir program
  • biannual donor e-newsletter
  • window decal