Category Archives: News and Events

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.

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

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

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

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

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation to show at the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, December 14

A good ol’ fashioned family Christmas will once again be had at the newly remodeled Astra Theatre. So, make plans to join the Griswold family as National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation will take over the big screen on Saturday, December 14.  Tickets are on sale now at www.TheNextAct.org.  General admission tickets on the main floor and… Continue Reading

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