Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Upcoming Events

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 …

Cream: A Tribute to Eric, Jack & Ginger
Jul 05, 2019

The “Cream” were undeniably the first rock “supergroup” of the 1960s. And though they were together for less than 3 years, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton …

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 …

Journey Around Europe featuring Pianist Jan Cmejla
Jul 07, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Jan Cmejla plays the piano like a virtuoso and is a winner of many international piano competitions. He will perform a selection of Haydn, Schumann, Chopin, Novák …

A 50th Anniversary Tribute to The Woodstock Era
Jul 12, 2019

Taking the most popular songs from this benchmark of all festivals, our musicians and singers cover the spectrum of musical genres from Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Soul, …

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

This musical retells the story of the classic fairy tale. The King and Queen are hosting a party to announce the arrival of the new Princess. The entire …

Musicians from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
Jul 23, 2019

Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, Ravinia Festival’s summer program for young professional classical, jazz, and vocal musicians, opened in 1988 and is one of the world’s most sought-after summer …

The Bacon Brothers
Runs Aug 19Aug 20, 2019

The Bacon Brothers are anything but a typical rock band. Brothers Michael and Kevin Bacon, each accomplished in their own right, play gritty rock that is unapologetically unique …

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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