Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Upcoming Events

Apr 20, 2019

BritBeat Beatles Tribute Band is a ‘Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History’ and tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club …

Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael in “The Piano Men” – The songs of Barry Manilow, Michael Feinstein and Billy Joel
Apr 25, 2019

Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael perform “THE PIANO MEN.” Called “beyond fabulous” by Chicago WFMT, the duo will celebrate and pay tribute to three iconic piano men – …

The Chicago Bar Association Presents
The 95th Annual Bar Show Big Little Laws, A Whodunnit
Comedy, Music
Apr 26, 2019

The Chicago Bar Association’s Bar Show is an irreverent musical comedy revue parodying local and national political, sports, and showbiz figures, performed entirely by Chicago area lawyers and …

Children’s/Family, Comedy
Apr 27, 2019

rePercussion is an extraordinary comedy drumming experience! Going beyond interactive drumming, they blend sight, sound, and laughter bringing to the stage a highly entertaining, mind-blowing experience. Blurring the …

Metropolis Gala
Music, Variety
Apr 27, 2019

Join Metropolis for this signature fundraising event, the Metropolis Gala – Night of the Stars, at Arlington International Racecourse. This black-tie suggested evening begins when we roll out …

Metropolis School of the Performing Arts
King Midas and the Miraculous Golden Touch
Runs May 02May 04, 2019

King Midas is the richest person in the world, yet he is not satisfied. He wants even more gold. A mysterious strange offers Midas the opportunity to wish …

Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver
May 10, 2019

The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time. Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute …

The Tale of Two Tims
May 11, 2019

Come and celebrate Mother’s Day weekend “Tim and Tim” again! That’s right, one whole night of stand-up comedy and music by both Tim Cavanagh and Tim Walkoe, two …

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Runs May 16Jun 29, 2019

Broadway’s greatest farce promises to have audiences rolling in the aisles. This fast-paced, witty, and irreverent comedy is one of the funniest musicals every written. A Funny Thing …

Family Movie Jamboree Featuring Trolls
May 25, 2019

Join Metropolis School of the Performing Arts for Family Movie Jamboree Featuring Trolls! This event is for family and friends of all ages. Enjoy a screening of Trolls, …

The Presenters’ Club: A Night with Brontë Fall
May 29, 2019

Founded by lead singer and songwriter, Teri Bracken, in the winter of 2015, Brontë Fall is an indie-pop/Americana group out of Chicago, IL. Bracken was initially drawn to …

Happy Together: Michael and Angela Ingersoll Sing Songs You Know By Heart
Jun 05, 2019

Married musical sensations Michael Ingersoll (Jersey Boys; Under the Streetlamp on PBS) and Angela Ingersoll (Emmy nominee; Jeff Award winner) share the spotlight for a hilarious and heartwarming …

Pat Tomasulo
Comedy, Stand-Up
Jul 06, 2019

Pat Tomasulo is literally “The Man of the People” and since you spend 5 mornings a week with Pat on the WGN morning show, now spend the evening …

The Sweet Potatoes in Concert
Jul 13, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes come out of SoCal to dish up a tasty blend of country, folk and homespun Americana, with sweet soaring harmonies, finely crafted songwriting, and a …

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Runs Jul 18Aug 24, 2019

Buddy tells the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be the Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic …

Sleeping Beauty
Children’s/Family, Musical
Runs Jul 19Jul 25, 2019
Leaders of the Pack, Starring The Lovettes
Aug 21, 2019

From the PBS retrospective “Doo-Wop Generations,” the vivacious and talented Lovettes celebrate the great girl groups and iconic female artists of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Songs include …

111 W. Campbell
Arlington Heights IL 60005
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is a live theatre, entertainment and arts education facility in downtown Arlington Heights, IL, and has quickly become one of Chicagoland’s leading venues for quality programming.

The complex is home to a 350 seat theater, rehearsal rooms, a dance studio, classrooms and thirteen music studios. Metropolis presents and produces Plays, Musicals, Comedies and The Second City, Rock Concerts and Cabaret Shows.

The School offers classes in Acting, Musical Theatre, Drama and Dance for all ages.

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