‘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.




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