‘Les Misérables’ Matinee at the Hett on March 24

Lebanon, Ill. — See “Les Misérables” again, or see it before it is out on DVD, at a Sunday matinee on March 24 at McKendree University’s Hettenhausen Center for the Arts. The film will be shown at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 and the public is welcome. McKendree faculty, staff and students are admitted free with a university ID. Run time is 158 minutes.

Set in 19th century post-revolution France, the 2012 musical drama stars Hugh Jackman stars as former prisoner Jean Valjean, Anne Hathaway as the tragic Fantine (in an Oscar-winning performance), and Russell Crowe as a ruthless policeman. The film adaptation of the Broadway musical received eight Academy Award nominations.

For more information about this and other upcoming events, visit www.theHett.com.

 

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The Russel E. and Fern M. Hettenhausen Center for the Arts—“The Hett”—is Southern Illinois’ premier performing arts venue, presenting world class dance, drama, classical music and jazz.  The 488-seat auditorium is located on the McKendree University campus in Lebanon, Illinois, 25 miles from downtown St. Louis. www.theHett.com