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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Freedom Hall announces fall/winter concert series, tickets on sale now

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Individual ticket sales for this year's Freedom Hall series are currently on sale. 


Park Forest’s own Freedom Hall, located at 410 Lakewood Boulevard, is a premier performing arts venue in Chicago’s Southland. Freedom Hall’s Nathan Manilow Theater hosts several shows throughout the year bringing in performers from around the world. Village officials recently announced the line-up of performers slated to take the stage at Freedom Hall this season.


Cultural Arts Manager Victor Blackful said there is something for everyone.


"We're very excited," Blackful said. "My team and I have put together what we think is an excellent show for the fall and winter series at the Nathan Manilow Theater inside of Freedom Hall."


Blackful added, "We got everything from Blues, Rock, Soul, and Jazz. We also have a Broadway performance coming this season."


This year, event organizers made a few changes to the concert series. Blackful said six Tuesday matinee shows would be offered in the past, but due to the pandemic and demand, two Tuesday shows will now be offered. 


Blackful said Freedom Hall still offers senior and group discounts and have added mini-package tickets this year, including full-season or half-season.


"We're fortunate to have such a nice theater here in the Village," Blackful said. "The advantages are you don't have to drive all the way to downtown Chicago, and our parking is free. So, people can come out and enjoy the shows right in their own backyard."


For more information on tickets, click here.


Below is the upcoming '23-24 concert series:



WONDERLOVE - The Stevie Wonder Experience

Saturday, October 21 - 7:30 pm

Sunday, October 22 - 3:00 pm

AN AMERICAN PRAYER - Jim Morrison & the Doors Experience

Friday, November 10 - 7:30 pm

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ - Music of Grover Washington, Jr.

Saturday, November 18 - 7:30 pm


Friday & Saturday, December 8 & 9 - 7:30pm

Sunday, December 10 - 3:00 pm


Tuesday, December 19 - 11:00 am



MELODY ANGEL - Chicago Rock & Blues

Saturday, February 3 - 7:30 pm

BIG SUIT - Tribute to Talking Heads

Saturday, February 24 - 7:30 pm

HOLLYWOOD SWINGING - Tribute to Kool & the Gang

Saturday, March 9 - 7:30 pm

TERISA GRIFFIN - The Songbird of Soul

Saturday, March 23 - 7:30 pm

THE LOTUS KINGS - An All-Star Tribute to Santana

Saturday, April 6 - 7:30 pm

BEST OF BROADWAY - Featuring Nancy Hays

Tuesday, April 9 - 11:00 am

BETTER TOGETHER - Chicago Jazz, Blues, & Soul

Saturday, April 20 - 7:30 pm

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