LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS
As a complimentary piece to Jasper’s O’Tannenbaum Days, Next Act, Inc., will present the Christmas comedy classic Elf at the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased online in advance by CLICKING HERE or, if available, the night of the show at the doors. Show time is 7 p.m. eastern and the Astra’s doors will open at 6:15 p.m.
Elf, starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, and Bob Newhart, was originally released in 2003 and was directed by Jon Favreau. The classic Christmas comedy follows Ferrell’s character after he inadvertently wreaks havoc in the North Pole, due to his ungainly size, and is sent to the New York City in search of his true identity—and father.
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Tickets for upcoming Astra Theatre events are still available for The Rocky Horror Picture Show screening on October 27, a November 3 performance by two-time Grammy winner Rodney Crowell, a night of comedy featuring Todd McComas and Jeff Oskay on November 10, as well as for 90s rockers The Why Store on December 8. All tickets for Next Act, Inc., events at the Astra Theatre can be purchased directly at www.AstraTheatre.eventbrite.com.
The second annual ‘GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE!’ day of giving campaign aimed at supporting arts’ and literacy initiatives will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018, with activities planned for the entire day. This year’s campaign will specifically benefit programming at the Jasper Public Library, stage equipment at the Jasper Arts Center, and ongoing facility… Continue Reading
Nineties rockers and former MCA records recording artists The Why Store will perform at the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper, Indiana, on Saturday, December 8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., local and regional act Breathing Rm will perform at 7:30 p.m., and The Why Store will take the Jim & Pat Thyen Performance Stage at… Continue Reading
Todd McComas will headline a night of comedy at the Astra on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Doors for the performance will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $14.95 and can be purchased in advance at www.astratheatre.eventbrite.com or by phoning 812-566-1935. Questions or requests for ticketing assistance can also be… Continue Reading
Next Act, Inc., the not-for-profit that formed in 2014 to create an endowment for, completely renovate, and, ultimately, in 2018, reopen the historic Astra Theatre in downtown Jasper, is seeking applicants for new members for its board of directors. The request for applicants follows the plan for three of its longer-tenured members to resign at… Continue Reading
We’re seeking volunteers for our fall 2018 performances. Roles and responsibilities could vary from show to show, but primary areas the venue needs assistance with are as ticket scanners, ushers, concessions, and more. Anyone interested in volunteering is encouraged to email email@example.com or phone 812-566-1935. The Astra’s fall 2018 schedule includes a performance by Pokey LaFarge on… Continue Reading
The Astra Theatre will screen The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday, October 27, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and there will be Astra-appropriate props available for purchase that night as a $5 kit. Tickets are $8 and are available in advance at www.AstraTheatre.Eventbrite.com or at the doors the night of the show. The approved kit… Continue Reading
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is coming to the Astra Theatre on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. The screening is being presented by and through a unique partnership and collaboration with Jasper Community Arts. This special community-minded event during Strassenfest is open and free to the public, but seating is limited by capacity. Free will… Continue Reading
The Astra Theatre will host noted film historian Eric Grayson on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation entitled “History of Color in Cinema”. The presentation will feature the use of real film and antique projectors, will include a question and answer session with Grayson, and is appropriate for all ages. The program is… Continue Reading
Bands for the area and region’s first “Rock Lotto” event at the Astra Theatre on July 21 have been formed. Musicians from local and regional bands The High Road, Fun Guns, Sparrow and Crandall, and more have been divided up through a unique lottery-style draft held on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Astra Theatre. The 12 total… Continue Reading
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