We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Address: 111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone Number: 847-577-2121
Website
Improve this listing
81%
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is a live entertainment and arts education facility located in...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: 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.

Hotels near Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Write a Review

32 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    17
    9
    1
    0
    5
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

So, I bought my tickets through Goldstar many weeks ago. My grandchildren were in town, and we had scheduled our Christmas week around the play. Three hours before the play, we were called and told our tickets were canceled because they were OVERSOLD. The theatre admitted they were in the wrong and offered tickets for Christmas Eve--which would not work... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norman, OK
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is out a bit from the city but is a nice theater with excellent performers. They have a varied season and good shows. Parking is easy and there are many decent restaurants around the theater. We especially enjoyed the Grand Station Restaurant next door. Hint. Forget the traffic and take the train. The train station is a block and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Woodstock, Illinois
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
34 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a very comfortable small theater that truly does not have a bad seat in the house. The current production Dial M For Murder, is quite entertaining (after a somewhat slow start to set up the plot) and well acted. Seats are comfortable, sight lines are fine, the staff is friendly and there are great restaurants nearby (especially Mag... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palatine, Illinois
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have a yearly ticket package with friends. Great atmosphere with inspiring actors. A multitude of different agendas and plays. Not broadway, but nice opportunity for local actors and others to perform to their hearts content. Buy tickets early. Thursday nights 730 show time is perfect

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Family viewing of child's annual dance program. Intimate seating, with great views of stage. Good sound system, and easy access to parking.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
269 reviews 269 reviews
62 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Have seen bands, plays, and Second City here. Great venue with good acoustics; intimate atmosphere! Support local theater and enjoy. Especially like the Second City Christmas revues!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

theater is on the small side. if you don't have a seat in the middle the view is not the best. clean and local

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was our first time at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights and it was amazing. The theater is small and personal and there isn't a bad seat in the house. The accoustics were good. Ticket prices are different for each performance/concert. We are glad that we purchased tickets to a different performance next month and looking forward... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Deerfield, IL
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We saw our second production (The Last 5 Years) last night, and confirmed that this is a great theater spot: Good sized house, but not too big, and as others have said, all seats are good. There are ample restrooms and a decent sized lobby. Box office staff are helpful. There is a free, public parking garage just a few... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cary, IL
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Metropolis Theater was a fantastic place to see Heartache Tonight (A Tribute to The Eagles)! The show was so great that our group plans on attending another Heartache Tonight event this year. You can view their event calendar by going to their web site at www.heartachetonight.com. I highly recommend finding a Heartache Tonight performance in your area, you won’t be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Metropolis Performing Arts Centre also viewed

Arlington Heights, IL
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Been to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Metropolis Performing Arts Centre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?