Freedom Hall in Park Forest – Suburban Chicago Theatre and Concert Venue

Freedom Hall celebrates 40th anniversryFreedom 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. This season marks our 40th anniversary!

We have some amazing acts booked for our 2017 main series concerts. On February 12, Freedom Hall will kick off Ladysmith Black Mambazo in our Nathan Manilow Theatre. Also performing is Tom Sharpe Ensemble from the Grammy Award winning group Mannheim Steamroller. Our matinee theatre will showcase top acts including Route 66, Caladh Nua, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra.



Our main series shows are a favorite for everyone! Our main series season runs from September 24, 2016 through March, 2017. Be sure to visit our performers videos page to see these top acts. Our matinee shows are on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. We have a wonderful line up that has something for everyone. From getting your kicks on Route 66, to traditional Irish music, to the Big Bands. Call the Freedom Hall Box Office at 708.747.0580 to order tickets.


Tom Sharpe Ensemble

March 10, 2017
7:30 p.m. – Tickets $25
“He is a true artist, creating his own music in a manner fitting to the desires of the audience while stretching their imagination.”
— Benedictine University

Caladh Nua

Caladh Nua

March 14, 2017
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20
Caladh Nua is vibrant with its origins deeply rooted in the Southern counties of Ireland. Performing a vast repertoire of evocative Irish tunes, Caladh Nua is a young ensemble on the rise.


Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

April 4, 2017
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $25
The most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.



Freedom Hall Children’s Theatre

Our children’s theatre is presenting Biscuit this year on February 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
The show is for Pre-K-2 – school groups. Tickets are $7.00. Call the Freedom Hall Box Office at 708.747.0580 to order tickets.



Theatre and Concerts in the Southern Suburbs

Over the years, our main series shows included top-notch acts such as Peter Mayer, 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. 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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