Nathan Manilow Theater

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Nathan Manilow Theater

Catch the holiday spirit with Nashville torch singer Mandy Barnett’s Winter Wonderland concert at the Nathan Manilow Theatre in Forest Park on December 12, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel!

For thirty-three years, Freedom Hall’s Nathan Manilow Theatre has been showcasing the best of talent from across the country. Fans of Burl Ives, Perry Como, Brenda Lee and Connie Francis will be thrilled to hear Mandy Barnett’s take on such Christmas classics as “Winter Wonderland,” “I’ll Be home for Christmas,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” and many more. The Los Angeles Times raves about Barnett, “big brassy voice and vintage-sounding arrangements.”

Mandy Barnett got her start in Nashville playing iconic country star Patsy Cline in the stage show “Crazy” and appeared in the cast album. Her record, “I’ve Got a Right to Cry,” was named best country album of 1999 by Rolling Stone Magazine. She has sung on the Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Her movie soundtrack recordings in include “Space Cowboys,” “A Walk on the Moon,” and “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” among others. Ms. Barnett appears regularly at The Grand Old Opry.

The Nathan Manilow Theatre at Freedom Hall is located at 410 Lakewood Boulevard, in Park Forest. For tickets and more information, call (708) 747-0580 or go to

The Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel, just minutes away from Freedom Hall,offers affordable guest rooms, free breakfast, an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and a fitness center. Special AAA rates are available. Call the property direct at (708) 497-3000.