Freedom Hall 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 2016 main series concerts. To kick off 2016, Queen of the Blues Shemekia Copeland will perform on January 22. On March 11, Shining Star an Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute are back by popular demand. We had some great talent in 2015, Rhythm & Blues legend Booker T. Jones, Ava Logan, Masters of Soul.

Freedom Hall’s Children’s Theatre will present Chicken Dance by the ArtsPower National Touring Theatre on February 12, 2016.

Our 2016 matinee theatre begins with the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Our March 15th show A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline is SOLD OUT. Simply Streisand will be presented on April 12 and our season will close with Travis LeDoyt’s Movie Night With the King. We had some amazing acts in 2015. The season started  with Girls Like Us a Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Carole King Tribute, Franc D’Ambrosio from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, and closed with Mac Frampton,


Upcoming 2016 Concerts at Freedom Hall in Park Forest, IL


Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

February 9, 2016
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $25
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time, and the most popular and sought after big band in the world. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the Big Band sounds.
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Call 708.747.0580 for tickets!

Chicken Dance – ArtsPower National Touring Theatre

Chicken Dance – Family Theatre

February 12, 2016
7:00 p.m. – Tickets $10
Based on the award winning Children’s book “Chicken Dance”.
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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
If you close your eyes you’ll believe the original Earth Wind & Fire is onstage.
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Simply Streisand

Simply Streisand

April 12, 2016
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15
Probably the next best thing to seeing Streisand herself. She has the look and sound of Streisand.
Read more about Simply Streisand

Call 708.747.0580 for tickets!



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.
Read more about the Glenn Miller Orchestra

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline – SOLD OUT

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.”
Read more about A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

Simply Streisand

April 12, 2016
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15
The New York Post raved,“Probably the next best thing to seeing Streisand herself.”
Read more about Simply Streisand

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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