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.


2016-2017 McKendree Presents LogoMcKendree Presents 2016-2017 Season Announcement

This year's 2016-2017 McKendree Presents season has been announced! Friends of the Hett are entitled to advance ticket purchase opportunities.

Tickets Go on Sale Sept. 6 at Noon


10th Anniversary Gala Logo10th Anniversary Gala - Tickets on Sale Now!
Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m.

Join the celebration! The Hett celebrates its tenth anniversary with an unforgettable evening of all-star entertainment.

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Become a Friend of the HettBecome 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.





Rent the HettRent the Hett

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