Venue Details

72 Star Starred
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
at S Vail Ave 111 West Campbell St. Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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4 events
3 reviews
9 stars
The weather was Sunny. I wore Bring a sweater. It gets very cold when the fan goes on and I'm usually very warm!.
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4 events
3 reviews
9 stars
So many fret local restaurants and free parking! It's great to stay in the burbs! Chicago has gotten so expensive with so little options besides driving!
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Christmas Carol"
46 ratings
4.3 average rating
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94 events
70 reviews
254 stars
attended Nov 26 2011

This was a new adaptation for the Metropolis with a slightly different way of telling this classic Dickens ghost story. The singing was good while the acting could use some shoring up. I would like to see a more animated Scrooge who has more...continued

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48 events
19 reviews
51 stars
attended Dec 15 2013

Very hard to hear a lt of he actors. They talked fast and felt rushed,mother sound was not loud enough for a lot of the show. It feltvstrangevthatbthecaudirnce never once clapped approval. Lack of colts in costumes made even upbeat moments feel...continued

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12 events
11 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 09 2012

This was a really good version of the classic "A Christmas Carol". It was well done and a great time for younger kids.

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The performance contains fog and strobe-like effects. Young children may be frightened of certain characters.