Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Upcoming Events

Ladies Night Comedy Jam
Oct 05, 2022

Comedians Bridget McGuire, Chelsea Hood, Colleen Brennan and Maggie Hughes DePalo share the stage for a night of laughs at the Ladies Night Comedy Jam. Four of Chicago’s …

Runs Sep 15Oct 22, 2022

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome… to Cabaret, Kander and Ebb’s legendary musical masterpiece about British nightclub singer Sally Bowles, American writer Cliff Bradshaw, and the decadence of 1929 Berlin. With mounting …

80s Night Out
Oct 12, 2022

Powerhouse vocalists Lisa Rock (of national touring show Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters) and Natalie Cordone (of national touring show The Start of Something Big: …

Higher and Higher: A Rock ‘n Soul Party with Chester Gregory
Oct 19, 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 …

Deep Love: A Ghostly Rock Opera
Halloween, Opera
Runs Oct 28Oct 29, 2022

Deep Love is a theatrical event for lovers of music and storytelling. From its grassroots beginnings in the Rocky Mountain West, Deep Love has become a major musical …

Rick Lindy’s Tribute to Roy Orbison
Nov 04, 2022

Rick Lindy’s Black and White Night is a salute to the music of The Legendary Roy Orbison. Allow Chicago’s premier versatile vocalist Rick Lindy and his prolific band …

World’s Greatest Dad featuring Jimmy Carrane
Nov 23, 2022

After 10 years in group therapy, Jimmy Carrane is still unhappy that he is not as famous as some of the people he started out doing improv with. …

A Christmas Carol
Children’s/Family, Holiday
Runs Dec 01Dec 24, 2022

This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic is filled with warmth, humor, music and holiday cheer. Ebenezer Scrooge holds much of the world in contempt and has sacrificed everything …

The Legend of Georgia McBride
Runs Jan 26Mar 04, 2023

Times are tough for Elvis impersonator Casey; he’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have …

Runs May 04Jun 10, 2023

Celebrating its 25th Broadway anniversary in 2023, Ragtime is a sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century America, winner of multiple Tony Awards, and both the Drama Desk and Outer …

Runs Jul 13Aug 19, 2023

Xanadu is all at once romantic comedy, celebration of ‘80s kitsch and a ridiculously moving, endlessly fun tale. This Tony Award-nominated, hilarious musical about following your dreams took audiences …

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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