Have you ever wondered why Bo Peep's sheep got lost or why the spider scared Miss Muffet? Find out the answers to these questions and more in the romping adventure, Father Goose's Storyville. See what happens when we shake up some traditional nursery rhymes and add in a touch of Broadway! Featuring music inspired by the musicals Grease, Annie, and Mama Mia!, Father Goose's Storyville will have you laughing and dancing in your seat! Don't miss this one of a kind, completely original performance written and performed by the Flourish in the Footlights ensemble.
Part of Metropolis’ Outreach programs and now in it’s 14th year, Flourish in the Footlights fosters the creativity of emerging artists with special needs. For more information on this and other Outreach programs, contact Education Director Kate Schwarz at 847.577.5982 x221.
Presented in partnership with Arlington Pediatric Therapy and Friends of Children in Therapy.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 ∙ 7 P.M.
Flourish in the Footlights is partially supported by a community grant from Arlington Heights Rotary Club Charitable Foundation
Metropolis School of the Performing Arts students along with Metropolis Voice Faculty Tiffany Gates and Nathan W. Brown sing and dance on the Metropolis stage for a tribute to the music of Oscar, Grammy and Tony award winning composer Alan Menken. Enjoy songs from popular musicals written by Alan Menken for stage and screen, including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors, Pocahontas, Hercules, Sister Act, Tangled, and more!
Sunday, April 30, 2017 • 7:00 P.M.
Adults $8, Students $5
By Kids For Kids! • A Metropolis School of the Performing Arts Production
By Michele L. Vacca • Based on the C. Collodi Novel
Geppetto the toy maker wishes on a star that his puppet could be a real boy, to have a son of his own. The Blue Fairy brings the puppet to life and names him Pinocchio but it’s his job to become a real boy by learning to tell the truth and obeying his father. With many temptations along the way, will Pinocchio ever get to be a real boy? Recommended for grades 1-5.
Part of Metropolis’ Outreach programs, Clearbrook on Cue fosters the creativity of emerging artists with special needs. For more information on this and other Outreach programs, contact Education Director Kate Schwarz at 847.577.5982 x221.
Presented in partnership with Clearbrook.
Tuesday, June 28, 2017 ∙ 7 P.M.