Venue Details

54 Star Starred
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
at S Vail Ave 111 West Campbell St. Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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5 events
2 reviews
8 stars
Go to Peggy Kinnanes across the street after the show. There's a 15% off coupon on your food bill in the playbill.
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11 events
5 reviews
10 stars
There are tons of quaint restaurants in the area. Drinks available there
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Christmas Carol"
46 ratings
4.3 average rating
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89 events
70 reviews
223 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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19 reviews
46 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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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.

About the Ticket Supplier: Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is dedicated to presenting exceptional productions, developing a superior educational program, collaborating with the community of Arlington Heights, and strives to become a leader of American Theater in the 21st Century.