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 the I, Tonya (2017) Video Trailer

I, Tonya (2017)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

The story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding, who rose among the U.S. figure skating ranks but whose future was thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervened.

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Play The Second City Video

The Second City

Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 8:30 p.m.

The Second City opened its doors on a snowy Chicago night in December 1959, and a comedy revolution began. The small cabaret theater grew to become the most influential and prolific comedy empire in the world, developing a unique way of creating art and fostering generations of superstars.

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Play the Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan Video

Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan

Sunday, October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.

Direct from Jaipur, India, come “the cultural ambassadors of Rajasthan,” a passionate and spirited collective of musicians, dancers, troubadours, poets, and a fakir (fire eater).

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