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Mark Your Calendar & Hold the Date

We are beyond excited to announce our schedule for the second half of 2021! Our beloved Astra Theatre is ready to make more memories! Mark your calendars!

8/21 Styreo
9/11 Paul Thorn with Cory Branan (tickets available via Eventbrite here)
9/17 Movie (TBA)
9/25 Will Hoge with Darrin Bradbury (tickets available via Eventbrite here)
10/8 Movie (TBA)
11/20 Rock Lotto
12/4 Children’s Christmas Movie (TBA)
12/18 Christmas Movie (TBA)

We will announce each event as tickets are on sale and more details are determined. We will be in touch with season ticket holders and business sponsors with more details on tickets and discounts.

Take the evening off and join The Next Act as they are set to show Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at the historic Astra Theatre on Wednesday, July 14.

Who’s up for dinner and a show? Make plans to enjoy some food at the Downtown Chowdown and then enjoy a film at the historic Astra Theatre after. The Next Act will be screening Ferris Bueller’s Day off on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite here.  General admission tickets on… Continue Reading

Astra to Show “Alice in Wonderland” (Disney Original Movie) during JCA Chalk Walk

Find the “maddest hat” you can and go down the rabbit hole which leads to the historic Astra Theatre on the square in Jasper. In conjunction with the Jasper Community Arts’ annual Chalk Walk on Saturday, June 5, the Next Act will be screening the original 1951 Alice in Wonderland film. Tickets are on sale… Continue Reading

The historic Astra Theatre is coming back to life on Friday, October 30 as the film Beetlejuice is scheduled to appear

“Next Act. Next Act. Next Act,” we are summoning patrons back for haunting entertainment at our beloved Astra theatre. Tim Burton’s 1988 comedic fantasy film, Beetlejuice, is set to take over the big screen just in time to get everyone ratcheted up for the Halloween weekend.  Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite.  General admission… Continue Reading

Country rocker Will Hoge and Band now set to take the stage at the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, August 15.

Will Hoge and his band will be rocking the Jim and Pat Thyen Performance Stage on Saturday, August 15. (This is a rescheduled date due to the postponement of the original event, scheduled in May, from the COVID containment response.  All tickets purchased for that show will still be honored for the new date.  Refund requests… Continue Reading

The Dubois County Humane Society and the Next Act set to show The Secret Life of Pets to the historic Astra Theatre on Friday, March 13.

Just what goes on with our loyal pets when left at home unsupervised? Well, the truth will come out when The Secret Life of Pets is screened at the newly remodeled Astra Theatre. The 2016 film is voiced by a plethora of well-known personalities who add a great deal of humor to this animated adventure… Continue Reading

Astra Theatre Releases 1st Half of 2020 Season Schedule

Next Act, Inc, the non-profit organization that owns and operates the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper, Indiana, releases the first half of their 2020 season.  Newly renovated with 357 seats, the Astra has main level and balcony seating with a concessions stand offering snacks, local craft and domestic beer, and wine that are available for… Continue Reading

Mike Armstrong to bring his national comedy act to the historic Astra Theatre on Friday, February 14.

Comedian Mike Armstrong will bring his good, fun, and clean comedy routine to the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper on Friday, February 14 as the second show in the 2020 Next Act, Inc season.  Doors for this performance will open at 6:30 p.m., opening comedian will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., with Armstrong starting… Continue Reading

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