METROPOLIS


In Travel Channel's new series Metropolis, each stunning episode explores 1 important world city, uncovering rich historical secrets behind its extraordinary location, timeless architecture and magnetic culture.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Children's Books to Share With the Kids in Your Life Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Children's Books to Share With the Kids in Your Life
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2020

Looking for something new to read with your kids while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 more theatre-themed children's books that are sure to fill the void.... (more...)
Musical Theatre Factory Presents BLUE INK: A NIGHT WITH JILLIAN WALKER Musical Theatre Factory Presents BLUE INK: A NIGHT WITH JILLIAN WALKER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Musical Theatre Factory Tune In Tuesdays continues on June 2nd with Blue Ink: A Night with Jillian Walker. Blue Ink is sacred space. It's an elegant lecture and calling down. It's a performance of invitation, declaration, reclamation. It's dramaturgy of the spirit.... (more...)
The CW Network to Launch Its New Season in January 2021 The CW Network to Launch Its New Season in January 2021
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020

The CW Network will officially launch its new season in January 2021 with its regularly scheduled series line-up, while loading up Fall 2020 with fresh original and acquired scripted series and alternative programming, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Th... (more...)
Musical Theatre Factory Presents THE 37TH ANNUAL MICHAEL R. JACKSON TALK AND SING Musical Theatre Factory Presents THE 37TH ANNUAL MICHAEL R. JACKSON TALK AND SING
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

Musical Theatre Factory Tune In Tuesdays continues on May 19 with The 37th Annual Michael R. Jackson Talk and Sing. Join them for an evening of thrilling music and conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner, MTF Founding Alumnus, and Jonathan Larson Grant recipient, Michael R. Jackson.... (more...)
Metropolis Announces LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE PRODUCERS and More for 20th Anniversary Season Metropolis Announces LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE PRODUCERS and More for 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre has announced its 2020-2021 Season. The 2020-2021 Season at Metropolis includes a series of popular theater productions:... (more...)
Metropolis Announces Marquee Installation Metropolis Announces Marquee Installation
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2020

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre announced the installation of a new illuminated marquee that will become the centerpiece of the building and a beacon for downtown Arlington Heights. The marquee project has been over six years in the making, in collaboration with Elmhurst-based South Water Signs an... (more...)
Metropolis Ensemble Launches 'House Music' Virtual Concert Series Metropolis Ensemble Launches 'House Music' Virtual Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2020

Metropolis Ensemble is commissioning performers to present bite-sized works from contemporary composers, as well as composers to create new works specifically for this series, which are then recorded from wherever the artists are sheltering. 'House Music' launched in late March and streams live ever... (more...)
Darren Criss and Zachary Quinto to Star in Animated Superman Film Darren Criss and Zachary Quinto to Star in Animated Superman Film
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2020

Darren Criss and Zachary Quinto are set to star in the animated film Superman: Man of Tomorrow... (more...)
Musical Theatre Factory's TUNE IN TUESDAYS Continues With Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar's BEAU Musical Theatre Factory's TUNE IN TUESDAYS Continues With Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar's BEAU
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2020

Musical Theatre Factory Tune In Tuesdays continues on May 5 with Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar's BEAU. BEAU had a rousing launch production at the 25th season of the Adirondack Theatre Festival last year; after development with MTF, The Directors Company, Lincoln Center, Roundabout Theatre Company... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel Announces Premieres For May 2020 Smithsonian Channel Announces Premieres For May 2020
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2020

Smithsonian Channels' May programming features the premiere of “An American Aristocrat's Guide To Great Estates,” an all-access pass into Great Britain's most magnificent homes, hosted by Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke.... (more...)
SEMMELWEIS World Premiere Online Stream Launches May 2 SEMMELWEIS World Premiere Online Stream Launches May 2
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2020

An online stream of the world premiere production of SEMMELWEIS, a music-theater work inspired by one of medicine's most tragic heroes, Hungarian doctor Ignác Semmelweis, will launch on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 1PM ET, at www.Doctor-Semmelweis.com, and will be available for one month. ... (more...)
HBO Renews WESTWORLD for a Fourth Season HBO Renews WESTWORLD for a Fourth Season
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2020

HBO has renewed the Emmy®-winning drama series WESTWORLD for a fourth season, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming.... (more...)
Musical Theatre Factory Presents MANIFEST PUSSY by Shakina Musical Theatre Factory Presents MANIFEST PUSSY by Shakina
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2020

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) Tune In Tuesdays series continues on April 21 with Shakina Nayfack's (Transparent, Difficult People) MANIFEST PUSSY, a rock concert/standup special/ritual sacrifice that follows Shakina's pilgrimage to Thailand for gender confirmation.... (more...)
Emily Wells Announces New Album IN THE DARK MOVING Release Date Emily Wells Announces New Album IN THE DARK MOVING Release Date
by TV News Desk - April 14, 2020

New York composer, producer and singer Emily Wells will release her new album In The Dark Moving on May 15 via Thesis & Instinct, a minimal companion piece to the original music in the form of Wells' voice, her guitars, and nothing else. Pre-order the album HERE. Her new single, “Remind Me To Rememb... (more...)
Tones And I Shares 'Bad Child' Official Music Video Tones And I Shares 'Bad Child' Official Music Video
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2020

Australian artist Tones And I has shared an official music video for her single “Bad Child.” Produced by Visible Studios and Directed by Liam Kelly & Nick Kozakis, the surrealistic video is streaming now on Tones And I's YouTube channel.... (more...)
Zachery Allan Starkey Shares 'Force' Ft. Bernard Sumner Zachery Allan Starkey Shares 'Force' Ft. Bernard Sumner
by TV News Desk - March 25, 2020

Zachery Allan Starkey has released 'Force' with Bernard Sumner of New Order. Combining Starkey's passionate songwriting/production with Sumner's trademark synthesizer, guitar, sequencer, and programming work, “Force” is an uplifting anthem reminding us to remain strong and brave in these dark and fr... (more...)
The Wants Share 'Aluminum' Official Music Video The Wants Share 'Aluminum' Official Music Video
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2020

Container opens with a cacophony of deconstructed and broken wave forms, organic samples manipulated to simulate something mechanical, unidentifiable sounds twisting on themselves until, startlingly, from zero to sixty, the full band abruptly blasts in. Container is all forward momentum, even in its... (more...)
Tones And I Unveils New Singles 'Bad Child' And 'Can't Be Happy All The Time' Tones And I Unveils New Singles 'Bad Child' And 'Can't Be Happy All The Time'
by TV News Desk - March 12, 2020

Australian artist Tones And I has unveiled two brand new singles – “Bad Child” and “Can't Be Happy All The Time” - available today on all streaming platforms.  The new singles notably mark the record-breaking and rising superstar's first new music since the 2019 release of her debut EP, The Kids Are... (more...)
Michael Ingersoll Sings Glen Campbell at Metropolis April 24 Michael Ingersoll Sings Glen Campbell at Metropolis April 24
by TV News Desk - March 11, 2020

Metropolis and Michael Ingersoll present Artists Lounge Live's Southern Nights: Michael Ingersoll Sings Glen Campbell on April 24, 2020.... (more...)
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists of 2020 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists of 2020
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2020

Today Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the esteemed annual presentation of lens-based art, today announced its curated program of Public Installations for the 24th edition of the city-wide event. Throughout the month of May 2020, a number of this year's Public Installations will address th... (more...)
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre to Present COMEDY DANCE CHICAGO Metropolis Performing Arts Centre to Present COMEDY DANCE CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2020

Comedy Dance Chicago combines sketch comedy, physical comedy, and dance to tell stories in feel-good and visually-hilarious ways at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre April 23, 2020.... (more...)
Metropolis and The Laughing Academy Will Bring Math and Humor Together in WHOSE HORIZONTAL LINE IS IT ANYWAY? Metropolis and The Laughing Academy Will Bring Math and Humor Together in WHOSE HORIZONTAL LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2020

Metropolis and The Laughing Academy bring math and humor together in Whose Horizontal Line Is It Anyway? at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre April 21-24, 2020.... (more...)
Ronan Keating to Duet with Shania Twain, Robbie Williams and More on New Album Ronan Keating to Duet with Shania Twain, Robbie Williams and More on New Album
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2020

One of the best-loved singers of our generation Ronan Keating reveals a truly extraordinary gang of guest vocalists from all walks of musical life to duet on his new album, 'Twenty Twenty', out on Decca Records on 1st May.... (more...)
THE BABY BOOMER SHOW Comes to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre THE BABY BOOMER SHOW Comes to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2020

The Baby Boomer Show pairs veteran comedians Jan McInnis and Kent Rader, sharing their clean humor about family, kids, work, and more at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre April 18, 2020.... (more...)
The Chicago Experience Announced At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre The Chicago Experience Announced At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2020

The Chicago Experience: A Tribute to Rock with Horns performs the greatest hits of legendary band Chicago at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre April 17, 2020.... (more...)