Freedom Hall Matinee Theatre

Freedom Hall’s Matinee Theatre presents performances on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 a.m. Our matinee season kicks off with Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael performing Re-Imagine the Beatles on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Back by popular demand, we have The Johnny Rogers Show – Buddy & Beyond, the History of Rock ‘n Roll on November 12 in our Nathan Manilow Theatre. Our matinee holiday show will be An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin on December 3. To kick off the 2020 season The British Invasion with Dave Rudolf performs on January 21. Our Valentine's show will be The Romance of Dance starring Nancy Hays on February 11. On March 24 Freedom Hall will present Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song starring Alexis J. Roston an award-winning Chicago actress. To conclude our matinee series, we have Southern Nights: Michael Ingersoll sings Glen Campbell on April 21, 2020.

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.

 

Re-Imagine the Beatles

Re-Imagine the Beatles

October 22, 2019
11:00 a.m – Tickets $15

Called “Beyond Fabulous” by Chicago WFMT, Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael come to Freedom Hall with their brand new 2019 show “Re-Imagine The Beatles.” celebrating the songs and inside stories of The Fab Four. Joining them on percussion will be Irwin Berkowitz.

Sponsored by Chicago Dough Company

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The Johnny Rogers Show

The Johnny Rogers Show – Buddy & Beyond, the History of Rock ‘n Roll

November 12, 2019
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $25

An encore performance for the most-requested returning show from last year, Johnny Rogers pays tribute to such artist as Buddy Holly, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many more, bringing yesteryear’s music and history of Rock ‘n’ Roll to life.

Sponsored by Chicago Dough Company

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Evan Tyrone Martin

An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin

December 3, 2019
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $30

Evan Tyrone Martin (Jesus Christ Superstar, Side Show, Oklahoma) Chicago sensation warmly resonates a festive cocktail of Nat King Cole hits including “L-OV-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “The Christmas Song,” and “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” Presented by Artists Lounge Live.

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Dave Rudolf

The British Invasion with Dave Rudolf

January 21, 2020
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15

Join multi-award winning, Grammy-nominated, Gold Record artist Dave Rudolf for a trip down memory lane with music from the British Invasion that influenced the world of music, fashion, and style! He recorded over 37 albums and nominee for Naca Entertainer of the Year Awards.

Sponsored by Chicago Dough Company

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Nancy Hays

The Romance of Dance starring Nancy Hays

February 11, 2020
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $25

The Romance of Dance is an exciting, high energy show featuring vocalist Nancy Hays, dance champions and a live band taking the audience on a journey through the eras of ballroom dance from the turn of the century through modern-day “Dancing with the Stars”.

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Alexis J. Roston

Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song starring Alexis J. Roston

March 24, 2020
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $30

ELLA FITZGERALD: FIRST LADY OF SONG starring Alexis J Roston Award-winning Chicago actress Alexis J Roston (Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill) salutes America’s favorite jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald. Classic tunes include “Summertime” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.”

Presented by Artists Lounge Live.

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Michael Ingersoll sings Glen Campbell

Southern Nights: Michael Ingersoll sings Glen Campbell

April 21, 2020
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $30

PBS star and nationally touring recording artist Michael Ingersoll celebrates beloved musical legend Glen Campbell. A gifted storyteller, Ingersoll honors Campbell’s extraordinary rags to riches journey with grit, gratitude, and grace. Songs include, “Gentle On My Mind,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Galveston,” and “God Only Knows.”

Presented by Artists Lounge Live.

Sponsored by Chicago Dough Company

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Our Matinee Theatre at Freedom Hall has been presented top-notch acts for decades. You can order tickets online or call our box office at 708.747.0580.