Freedom Hall 2015-2016 Concerts and Theatre Season

Freedom Hall is a premiere theatre and concert venue located in Park Forest, Illinois, Chicago’s southern suburbs. For over three decades, Freedom Hall has presented a multitude of concerts, theatre performances, comedy, and different events in our Nathan Manilow Theatre.

We have some amazing acts booked for the 2015-2016 main series concerts. To kick off the season, Rhythm & Blues legend Booker T. Jones is opening on Friday, October 2nd. Other performers lined up for the season include Ava Logan, Masters of Soul, Shemekia Copeland, and Shining Star. The Children’s Theatre will present Chicken Dance by the ArtsPower National Touring Theatre.

There are 7 fantastic shows scheduled for the matinee theatre including Girls Like Us – Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Carole King Tribute, Franc D’Ambrosio from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Mac Frampton, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, Simply Streisand, and closing the season with Travis LeDoyt’s Movie Night With the King.


2015 Concerts at Freedom Hall in Park Forest, IL


Girls Like Us

Girls Like Us – Mitchell, Simon, King Tribute

October 13, 2015
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15
Enjoy the music of Carole King, Carly Simon, and Joni Mitchell!
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Franc D'Ambrosio "I'll Be Seing Youz"

Franc D’Ambrosio – “I’ll Be Seeing Youz”

November 3, 2015
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20
Best known as the “Phantom” in The Phantom of the Opera.
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Ava Logan with the Southland Jazz Ensemble

Ava Logan with the Southland Jazz Ensemble

November 8, 2015
4:00 p.m. – Tickets $25
If you like Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, you’ll love Ava Logan!
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'TIS THE SEASON! Starring Mac Frampton

‘TIS THE SEASON! Starring Mac Frampton

December 1, 2015
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15
Join us as Mac plays the standards and Holiday Classics for this special show!
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Masters of Soul

Masters of Soul

December 4 and December 5, 2015
7:30 p.m. – Tickets $30
An encore performance for Masters of Soul with a holiday twist!
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Freedom Hall 2016 Concerts and Family Theatre


Shemekia Copeland

Shemekia Copeland

January 22, 2016
7:30 p.m. – Tickets $30
Shemekia Copeland has been dubbed as the new “Queen of the Blues.
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Chicken Dance – ArtsPower National Touring Theatre

Chicken Dance – ArtsPower National Touring Theatre

February 12, 2016
7:00 p.m. – Tickets $10
Based on the award winning book “Chicken Dance”, this musical is for families and young audiences.
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Shining Star - Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute

Shining Star – Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute

March 11, 2016
7:30 p.m. – Tickets $25
The amazing re-creation of the Grammy Award Winners Earth Wind and Fire!
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Get the BEST PRICE and BEST SEATS to our Main Series Concerts! Choose 3 main series shows and save $12. To become a season ticket subscriber, call our box office at 708.747.0580.


Freedom Hall 2016 Matinee Series


Glenn Miller Orchestra

February 9, 2016
11:00 a.m.- Tickets $25

With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all all time.
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A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

March 15, 2016
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15

A tribute to the music legend Patsy Cline who brought us “Crazy,”. 22 songs that will make your audience want to “Come On In.”
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Simply Streisand

April 22, 2016
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15
The New York Post raved,“Probably the next best thing to seeing Streisand herself.”
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Travis LeDoyt

May 10, 2016
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20

Travis LeDoyt is fast becoming one of America’s most convincing, jaw-dropping Elvis Presley tribute acts to ever grace the stage.
Read more about Travis LeDoyt


Theatre and Concerts in the Southern Suburbs

Over the years, our main series shows included top-notch acts such as Peter Mayer, Windham Hill, Billy Branch, Julie Fowlis, George Winston, and The Mystical Arts of Tibet. The Second City and Tom Dreesen have both appeared on our comedy stage. And world-renowned entertainers including Cherish the Ladies, The Four Aces and Obie Award winner Jason Petty performed in Freedom Hall’s senior theatre.

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre is the perfect venue for concerts, theatre, corporate events, children’s theatre, and senior theatre. Take a look at our season schedule – we have something for everyone! You can order tickets online for our main series shows and children’s theatre. To order tickets by phone, call our box office at 708.747.0580.



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Freedom Hall is minutes away from I-57 and Route 30. We are located east of I-57 and south of Route 30 (Lincoln Highway), at the intersection of Orchard Drive and Lakewood Boulevard in Park Forest, Illinois.


410 Lakewood Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466

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