Freedom Hall Announces 2015-2016 Season

Freedom Hall has amazing acts booked for our 2015-2016 main series season. To kick off the season, we have R&B legend Booker T. Jones opening on October 2nd. Other performers lined up for the season include Ava Logan, Masters of Soul, Shemekia Copeland, and Shining Star. Our Children’s Theatre will present Chicken Dance by the ArtsPower National Touring Theatre.

There are 7 fantastic shows scheduled for our 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, Streisand: The Greatest Star, and closing the season with Travis LeDoyt’s Movie Night With the King.

Tickets for our 2015-2016 season, will go on sale later this month. Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580.


2015 Concerts at Freedom Hall


Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones

October 2, 2015
7:30 p.m. – Tickets $35
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and R&B legend Booker T. Jones will rock the stage!

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Ava Logan

Ava Logan with the Southland Jazz Ensemble

November 8, 2015
4:00 p.m. – Tickets $30
If you like Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, you’ll love Ava Logan!

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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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'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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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
Franc is best known for his role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.

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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’s 2015-2016 Matinee Series


Girls Like Us- Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King Tribute  October 13, 2015  

Celebrate the ground-breaking music of Carole King, Carly Simon, and Joni Mitchell!

Franc D’Ambrosio  November 3, 2015

Franc D’Ambrosio, who starred as the legendary masked man in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning musical The Phantom of the Opera for over six years.

Mac Frampton  December 1, 2015

Pianist Mac Frampton delights every generation and leaves his audiences talking for months and years afterwards.

Glenn Miller Orchestra  February 9, 2016

With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all all time.

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline  March 15, 2016

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

Streisand: The Greatest Star April 22, 2016

The New York Post raved: “…Probably the next best thing to seeing Streisand herself.” She has the look and sound, recreating the excitement and high energy vocals of Streisand’s most powerful numbers!

Travis LeDoyt  May 10, 2016

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


Theatre and Concerts in the Southern Suburbs

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.

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.



2015-2016 Freedom Hall Sponsors

J. Murray & Associates   90.9 WDCB   SouthownStar    Chicago Dough   Plus One AV   Bimba Manufacturing   The Chicago Community Trust  Baxter & Woodman   Homewood Disposal

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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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