Located in downtown Arlington Heights, IL, Metropolis is one of the Northwest suburb’s leading venues for quality entertainment ranging from a Main Stage subscription series to rock, country, comedy, and cabaret concerts.. The complex is home to a 329 seat theater, four classrooms and thirteen music studios. Metropolis’ School of Performing Arts serves over 2,500 students annually through group classes, individual lessons, and seasonal performance camps. Each year, our Stories in Action! series gives more than 18,000 students an exciting theatre-going experience to enhance their school curriculum, and our Outreach programs bring the arts to individuals with special and different needs and seniors.
In January 2005 the Village of Arlington Heights purchased the Metropolis theater space, as well as a portion of the lobby, second floor classrooms, and office space. This promising partnership reinforces Performing Arts at Metropolis’ proud leadership role in the community and the community’s great expectations of us, which Metropolis will continue to strive to meet and surpass.