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Second Half of ’22 Season Announcement!

We’re excited to share a quick peek of our remaining events for 2022. We will be offering half season tickets soon for all the events starting with Derek Hughes in August. These will be shared soon enough with individual show tickets coming soon after. Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or here for updates!

2022 Half Season Announcement!

The Next Act announces slate of events at the historic Astra Theatre for the first half of 2022. The Next Act is excited to announce the schedule of events for the first half of the 2022 season at the historic Astra Theatre. There will be classic movies, hilarious comedians, and rockin’ live music all taking… Continue Reading

Free Live Stream from the Astra!

On Saturday, January 30 at 9:30 pm, Jamstorm and The Next Act are teaming up to put on a free concert that can be livestreamed into the comfort of your own home. Live music and performances are no doubt being missed, and this presents an opportunity to enjoy the next best thing. Jamstorm is a… Continue Reading

“Christmas Vacation” to Return to the Astra Theatre in mid-December

We are excited to again present the Christmas comedy classic Christmas Vacation on Saturday, December 15, 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. and the Astra’s doors will open at 6:15 p.m.  We would definitely… Continue Reading

Details for the Second Annual ‘GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE!’ Day Announced

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

Bob & Tom Veteran and “The Pat McAfee Show” Host Todd McComas to Headline Night of Comedy at the Astra

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 Seeking New Board Members to Take the Organization/Astra into Next Era

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 looking for event volunteers for this fall!

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 info@thenextact.org or phone 812-566-1935. The Astra’s fall 2018 schedule includes a performance by Pokey LaFarge on… Continue Reading

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