Arlington Heights, IL– New music concerts, comedy and dance shows have been added to the March schedule at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, including Two on Tap (March 10), BritBeat – A Tribute to the Beatles (March 11), The All Irish, All the Time Comedy Show (March 17), and The Chicago Experience (March 18).
Two on Tap marks the creative collaboration of two celebrated musical theatre performers from Broadway, London’s West End, and the world’s leading cruise lines, Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano. In their unique variety act, these two song-and-dance showstoppers bring audiences back in time to the era when couples like Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the silver screen with tight vocal harmony and precision tap choreography. Soaring vocals and spirited dance numbers create a vibrant, modern trip down memory lane for audiences of all ages! Friday, March 10, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $30.
BritBeat –A Tribute to the Beatles tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert at Shea Stadium and onward to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era and finally the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $30.
The All Irish, All the Time Comedy Show will keep you laughing! This St. Patrick’s Day, revel in laughs as WGN personalities gather for a raucous celebration. Jeannie Doogan is a Sout’Side Lass with some major Irish sass and Jim McHugh a Cubs fan full of Blarney. Hosted by Bill Brady, founder of Comedy Capers, the longest running comedy show in the Midwest. Join us as these three hoist a pint to old-school Irish humor. Sláinte! Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $30.
The Chicago Experience is a group of local Chicago area musicians who share a love for the music of one of the greatest rock n’ roll groups of all time… Chicago. The music of Chicago has touched generations of fans, with hit songs that span several decades. The Chicago Experience invites you to relive memories of the music that captured everyone’s heart! From the early hits off Chicago Transit Authority’s 1968 self-titled album, such as “Beginnings” and “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”, through the 1980’s, with Chicago’s hits “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” and “You’re The Inspiration”, you will share in the joy that these songs bring. Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $30.
These newly added shows join previously scheduled performances of Unforgettable: Falling in Love with Nat King Cole (March 23), Creole Stomp (March 25), Piano Masterworks with David Kalhous (March 26), and GayCo Presents Love is Love is Love Handles (March 31).
All tickets can be purchased at MetropolisArts.com or by calling the Metropolis Box Office at 847.577.2121.
Metropolis thanks its generous media partner Tribune Media Group. Metropolis is partially supported by a grant from Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Metropolis is located in the heart of Chicago’s northwest suburbs in downtown Arlington Heights at the intersection of Campbell and Vail Avenue (111 West Campbell Street). Street parking is available. Free parking is available in the public garage behind the theatre. For more information about Metropolis and a list of upcoming events visit MetropolisArts.com or call the Box Office at 847.577.2121.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre provides professional entertainment and arts education, enriching our community.