Theatre and Concerts in the Southern Suburbs

Freedom Hall is a premiere theatre and concert venue located in Park Forest, Illinois, the south suburbs of Chicago. For over three decades, Freedom Hall has presented a multitude of concerts in Chicago, theatre performances, 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 in Chicago, theatre in Chicago, 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.


Freedom Hall 2014-2015 Main Series Concerts

Masters of Soul performs at Freedom HallFreedom Hall’s 2014 Main Series concerts will include Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago on October 11, 2014. Muntu will perform “The Continuum” African American dance. Legendary artists, The Slide Brothers will perform blues, rock and soul music on Friday, November 7, 2014. Acclaimed recording artist and Country singer, Mandy Barnett celebrates the holiday season with a Winter Wonderland concert on December 12, 2014.

2015 kicks off the year with the entertaining Masters of Soul, formerly Masters of Motown on February 13, 2015. If you love Motown music, you’ll be dancing in the streets with Masters of Soul. C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band are back by popular demand on March 13, 2015. Living Blues magazine calls C.J. “the best living Zydeco singer and accordionist.” Our season will end with jazz, classical and pop artist Dana Leong Trio on March 27, 2015. Hands down excellent claims New York Magazine.


Freedom Hall Senior Theatre

Two on TapFreedom Hall presents matinee shows for seniors on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. Our Senior Theatre series includes Simon & Garfunkel Retrospective on October 21, 2014. The revue All Hands on Deck performs on November 4, 2014. Lisa Rock’s Carpenter’s Holiday Show will be on December 16, 2014. Benjamin Utecht and Anne Cochran Two of Hearts on February 3, 2015. Two on Tap performs on March 17, 2015. Allen Edwards, The Singer ends the season on April 14, 2015.

Freedom Hall Children’s Theatre

Harry the Dirty Dog performs at Freedom HallFreedom Hall’s Children’s Theatre is fun for the entire family. ArtsPower will present their new musical, Harry the Dirty Dog on Friday, November 14, 2014. Show times are 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. (school groups) and 7:00 p.m.  And on February 27, 2015 ArtsPower will present Marcus Pfister’s best selling book The Rainbow Fish at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. (school groups) and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 for all Children’s theatre performances.



2014-2015 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

Freedom Hall

Freedom Hall is a premiere theatre and concert venue located in Park Forest, Illinois. Freedom Hall presents senior theatre, children's theatre, concerts and other performing arts events in our Nathan Manilow Theatre.


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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