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    Freedom Hall’s 2016-2017 Matinee Theatre

    Freedom Hall’s Matinee Theatre matinees are all on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 a.m. Matinee theatre groups and patrons of all ages are welcomed to enjoy these great performers. Matinee theatre tickets are available by calling Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580. If you would like to watch a video of the below shows, please visit our Performer Videos page.

    Freedom Hall’s Matinee Theatre shows are sponsored by The Chicago Dough Company.


    Matinee and Senior Theatre - Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival

    Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival starring Nikolai Massenkoff

    October 25, 2016

    11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20

    Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival is an authentic, cultural presentation of Russian Songs, Balalaika Music and Russian Folk Ballet all equally represented throughout the performance in authentic Russian style, language and costumes. The Company features professional artists, with musicians who are conservatory graduates, professional Russian Dancers, and features Russian Songs, with Nikolai Massenkoff, ” World celebrated singer.” Songs include favorites such as: Kalinka, Moscow Nights, Dark Eyes and Volga Boatmen.

    View a video of Massenkoff Russian Folk.

    Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580 to order matinee theatre tickets.


    Johnny Cash Tribute

    Johnny Cash Tribute starring Phillipe Bauer

    November 15, 2016

    11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20

    Philip Bauer is an award winning entertainer who has brought the music and memories of Johnny Cash to audiences  across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and five 26 city tours of Australia. W.S. Holland ( Johnny Cash’s only drummer) summed it up after playing for Philip -“It was spooky. He is the best I have ever seen”!

    View a video of the Johnny Cash Tribute.

    Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580 to order matinee theatre tickets.


    Cheryse McLeod Lewis - “Then Sings My Soul Christmas”

    “Then Sings My Soul Christmas”

    December 6, 2016

    11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15

    “Then Sings My Soul Christmas” is an inspiring concert of great American music that includes well-known Christmas tunes, popular Broadway favorites, beloved jazz standards, and stunning spirituals.  Join award-winning mezzo-soprano Cheryse McLeod Lewis as she shares some of the best American music and most famous Christmas songs ever written.  This entertaining show consistently delights audiences of all ages and is a concert that is sure to satisfy the soul and get you into the Christmas spirit!

    View a video of Cheryse McLeod Lewis.

    Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580 to order tickets.


    Route 66

    Route 66

    February 28, 2017

    11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20

    A rip-roaring, pedal-to-the-medal road trip down memory lane featuring hits such as “Dead Man’s Curve,” “King of the Road,” “Little Old Lady from Pasadena,” “Six Days on the Road,” “GTO,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “I Get Around”and, of course, “Route 66.” Four snappy young pump jockeys take the audience to various stops along the historic “Mother Road” where a menagerie of characters sing and dance to timeless pop and country tunes. This is the road trip of a lifetime with solid harmonies, dazzling quick-changes, flashy dance numbers and hilarious comedic timing. “Get your kicks…..on Route 66.”

    Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580 to order tickets.


    Caladh Nua

    Caladh Nua

    March 14, 2017

    11:00 a.m. – Tickets $20

    Caladh Nua is a tightly-knit, vibrant and staggeringly talented band with its origins deeply rooted in the Southern counties of Ireland. Comprised of five versatile musicians and singers playing a wide selection of instruments – from banjo to fiddle, guitar to bodhran and tin whistle to button accordion – the band has captured the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balanced them finely with an innovative contemporary flair. Performing a vast repertoire of haunting songs and evocative Irish tunes, Caladh Nua is a young ensemble on the rise.

    View a video of Caladh Nua.

    Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580 to order matinee theatre tickets.


    Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Glenn Miller Orchestra

    April 4, 2017

    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 time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing all around the world.

    View a video of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

    Call Freedom Hall at 708.747.0580 to order matinee theatre tickets.


    The Glenn Miller performance is part of the Chicago Southland Jazz Festival! January through April 2017.

    For tickets and information to the jazz festival, visit  Print    For area information visit  cscvb-logo





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