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.


Play Saving Private Ryan (1998) Video TrailerSaving Private Ryan (1998)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m.

A company of American soldiers lands at Normandy and goes behind enemy lines to find a paratrooper.

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Play Arts Midwest World Fest: Anda Union (China) VideoArts Midwest World Fest: Anda Union (China)
Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

Nine band members from several ethnic nomadic cultures unite their tribal and musical traditions, styles and influences from Inner and Outer Mongolia.

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The Four Freshmen - SOLD OUT!The Four Freshmen - SOLD OUT!
Friday, October 14, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

Four-part harmony, a touch of elegance, a splash of swing and a whole lot of fun! The vocalists have changed over 68 years yet their legendary sound remains the same.

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