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 St. Louis.


McKendree Presents 2015-2016
McKendree Presents 2015-2016 Season Announcement

This year's 2015-2016 McKendree Presents season has been announced!  Friends of the Hett are entitled to advance ticket purchase opportunities.

Tickets on Sale - September 8, 2015




Become a Friend of the Hett

Become a Friend of the Hett

Friends of the Hett are entitled to a number of benefits and perks including ticket exchange privileges and advance ticket purchase opportunities.



Friends of the Hett
Rent the Hett

Southern Illinois’ premier performing arts center is available for rental and special events. Catering is available.


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