Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Upcoming Events

SHOUT! The Mod Musical
Runs Apr 28Jun 11, 2022

An irresistible array of powerhouse songs, far out fashion, and groovy dance moves, SHOUT! The Mod Musical transports audiences to the 1960s. This musical revue rolls out arrangements of the …

Ayodele Drum and Dance
Dance, Music
Jun 16, 2022

Ayodele Drum and Dance presents an energizing West African cultural experience. Let the live drumming, song, and dance feed your soul and move your body!

Thursday, June 16, 2022 …

Higher and Higher: A Rock ‘n Soul Party with Chester Gregory
Cabaret, Music
Jun 17, 2022

Broadway star and recording artist Chester Gregory expertly honors the legends of Rock and Soul. The star of Motown: The Musical, Hairspray, and Dreamgirls won acclaim for his outstanding portrayal of Jackie …

Lionel Richie Tribute, All Night Long
Cabaret, Music
Jun 18, 2022

Recreating all the hit songs of a living music legend, Lionel Richie, is Gregory James and the “All Night Long Show Band.” Together they capture the look and …

Liz Callaway: Broadway and Beyond
Jun 23, 2022

Chicago’s own Liz Callaway returns home in a concert featuring music from The Great White Way, as well as the pop and film worlds. An Emmy winner and …

BiG SUiT: A Tribute to Talking Heads
Jun 24, 2022

BIG SUIT is a group of like-minded, exemplary musicians who are on a unique global streak of meteoric music mastery. Make room for BIG SUIT. In fact, FOLLOW …

Summer of Love, The Hits from 1967 & More
Jun 26, 2022

SoundTracks Of A Generation presents the Summer of Love 1967 and the rock concert that changed music: The Monterey International Pop Festival. It was the high point of a …

The Evolution of Joni Mitchell
Jul 08, 2022

Lauren Fox created The Evolution of Joni Mitchell, after being inspired by David Yaffe’s passionate, brilliant biography, “Reckless Daughter.” In chronological order, Lauren takes us on a captivating …

Sister Act
Runs Jul 14Aug 27, 2022

Based on the hit film, Sister Act is the musical smash that has audiences jumping to their feet. Featuring music by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken, this uplifting …

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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