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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1404
+1 847-577-2121
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Great Entertainment

We are subscribers to the Metropolis and enjoy it immensely. We don't always like the plays but the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Georgia M
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Top Notch Theatre Experience!

Metropolis is a great little theater in Arlington Hts. They offer such a variety of experiences... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is a live entertainment and arts education facility located in downtown Arlington Heights, Ill. and has quickly become one of Chicagoland’s leading venues for quality programming. The complex is home to a 350 seat theater. Metropolis offers a diverse array of Chicago’s most talented performers and performance troupes, as well as national acts spanning virtually all performance genres – all under one roof.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1404
+1 847-577-2121
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We are subscribers to the Metropolis and enjoy it immensely. We don't always like the plays but the acting is always excellent. Great night of entertainment.

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Metropolis is a great little theater in Arlington Hts. They offer such a variety of experiences, music, comedy, and of course plays. Through the years I've attended many of these shows and have never been disappointed. There are no bad seats and only great entertainment....More

Thank warmthoughts
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Metropolis is a great venue for seeing a comedian, band or performance. The seats are all close to the stage, providing great viewing an hearing. Parking is 1 block away. Great theater for a suburban venue.

Thank patrickfilippelli
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Not Broadway in quality, but the productions are quite good, and all of the seats are good views - a nice way to spend a Saturday night for locals.

Thank 772donaldn
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was 1 of the greatest experiences-we went to see Brandon Bennet, 1 of the VERY BEST Elvis Presley imitators-he brought the house down!! Such a quaint, intimate setting and a fabulous lobby area as well. The Mexican restaurant next door is a bit pricey...More

Thank Marlena M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Enjoyed a music group for my first try of this venue. The sounds was impressive. The seats are comfortable. But it It was FREEZING in there and in the lobby. There are a few different businesses in this building and a few doorways to get...More

Thank Liketotravel2thesun
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have seen several shows at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and have enjoyed every one. There is not a bad seat in the house. An intimate theater experience. Enjoy a pre or post show meal at one of the many nearby restaurants. The recent...More

Thank ProteusF
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We saw Hair here because we really like this theater. All of the seats are good, the performers are great. The acoustics are wonderful.

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Went to see Hair tonight and it's the first time we have ever walked out of a show at intermission. Have always enjoyed performances at The Metropolis in Arlington Hts. This one was NOT enjoyable. Not a prude but understood lights were dimmed during nude...More

Thank Traveler1941_11
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to this venue several times and cannot recommend it enough. The theatre size perfect for both plays or concerts. The seating is comfortable and not a bad view from anywhere.

Thank Bill R
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27 March 2017|
Response from Metropolis P | Property representative |
Friday the 31st we have GAYCO PRESENTS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE HANDLES at 7:30PM Saturday the 1st we have Heartache Tonight (Show is Sold Out) Sunday the 2nd we have SAM SINGS SINATRA at 3:00PM