Tom Dreesen at Freedom Hall on September 24

Stand-Up Comedian, Tom Dreesen will perform at Freedom Hall on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Tom will reminisce about His Memories of Frank Sinatra. In this unforgettable performance, Tom Dreesen will take you from his childhood of shining shoes in bars in his hometown of Harvey, hearing Sinatra on the jukebox to one day touring the nation as his opening act flying in his private jet and staying up with Frank till dawn, night after night.

The performance begins at 7:30. Tickets are $35, or $31 for season subscribers.

This performance is sponsored by Friends of Freedom Hall and WVLI-92.7FM

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Tom Dreesen at Freedom HallAbout Tom Dreesen

Dreesen has made over 500 appearances on national television as a stand-up comedian, including more that 60 appearances on The Tonight Show. He is a favorite guest of David Letterman, and frequently hosts the show in Letterman’s absence. For 13 years he toured cross country and opened for Frank Sinatra, and has appeared countless times in Las Vegas, Tahoe, Reno and Atlantic City with artists like Smokey Robinson, Liza Minnelli, Natalie Cole and Sammy Davis, Jr. Tom has acted in numerous television shows – from Columbo to Murder She Wrote – and appeared in motion pictures including Man on the Moon and Spaceballs. He has recorded comedy albums, starred in his own TV comedy special, Dreesen Street, and hosted a late night talk show in Chicago, Night Time Starring Tom Dreesen.

He is currently appearing to rave reviews around the country in his one-man show “An Evening Of Laughter and Memories of Sinatra.”

Dreesen’s comic style is down-to-earth, warm and unpretentious. Daily Variety called him “a thorough pro… one of the most respected family comedians of our time.” Larry Wilde, author of The Great Comedians said about Tom’s performances. “Excellent Material, Impeccable Timing, Tom Dreesen is the Quintessential Comedian.” Frank Sinatra, who called himself a “saloon singer,” characterized Dreesen as a “saloon comedian.” “We’re a couple of neighborhood kind of guys,” said Sinatra.






Tom Dreesen Videos


Tom Dreesen on the David Letterman show

Tom talks about Frank Sinatra on Late Show with David Letterman.

Tom Dreesen talks about Frank Sinatra

This is a lesson about show business that Frank Sinatra taught me.


Tom Dreesen will perform at Freedom Hall on Saturday, September 24. Tickets are available online, or you can call the box office at Freedom Hall 708.747.0580. Freedom Hall is located at 410 Lakewood Boulevard in Park Forest, Illinois. We’re just minutes away from Route 30 (Lincoln Highway) and I-57.



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