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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 over the theater as live entertainment is back on the JIm & Pat Thyen Performance Stage.  

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will kick off the 2022 season when it is screened on Friday, January 21. The 20th-anniversary of this franchise deserves nothing less than to be celebrated with the original movie being played in a historic theatre.

The return of the comedic genius Costaki Economopoulos will take place on Friday, February 25. The shared love between this comedian and the historic theatre made a return inevitable.

Local band Star69 will kick off the music performances with a live act on Saturday, March 12. This Evansville based band covers all the best from the 90’s. 

Then bust out your bowling shoes as The Big Lebowski takes to the screen for a showing on Saturday, April 9. Make plans for a night out with The Dude!

Laughs will surely fill the theater once again when the clever songwriter and quick-witted comedian Pat Godwin comes to town on Saturday, May 7.

On Saturday, June 18, American rock & roll artist Will Hoge will take to the stage and rock the theatre with a live performance that we all deserve after nearly 2 years of shuttered live events. 

Finally, the 5th Annual Rock Lotto will take over the Astra Theatre on Saturday, July 9. 

Ticket and time information can be found by visiting the Next Act’s website at www.astratheater.com.

The historic Astra Theatre is located in the heart of downtown Jasper, Indiana. Newly renovated with 357 seats, the Astra has main level and balcony seating with a concessions stand offering snacks and drinks that are available for purchase during the events.

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Next Act, Inc. is the 501(c)(3) that operates the historic, newly renovated Astra Theatre in downtown Jasper. Our mission is to foster, engage and create cultural and artistic opportunities and awareness in Dubois County.  What that means is bringing programming including concerts, comedians, movies, and education to the Astra.

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

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

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

NEXT ACT, INC. LAUNCHES THIRD ANNUAL SEASON TICKET, MEMBERSHIP, SPONSORSHIP CAMPAIGN

Next Act, Inc., the 501(c)(3) that operates the historic Astra Theatre in downtown Jasper has launched its third annual season ticket, membership, and sponsorship campaign. Since 2014, Next Act’s mission has been to foster, engage and create cultural and artistic opportunities and awareness in Dubois County.  They’ve done that by endowing, purchasing, and renovating the… Continue Reading

Cris Jacobs, Americana Soul artist, to bring his Color Where You Are Tour to the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, May 18.

Musician Cris Jacobs will bring “his inspired, poignant songwriting, virtuoso guitar playing, and soulfully transcendent voice” to the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper on Saturday, May 18. Doors for this performance will open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are on sale now at www.TheNextAct.org.  General admission tickets on the main floor and balcony are $20.… Continue Reading

30th Anniversary Screening of Major League at the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, April 20

Start this baseball season off right by visiting the historic Astra Theatre to view the classic baseball movie Major League at 7:00pm EST on Saturday, April 20.  Enjoy the 30th anniversary screening of the movie in which the teams’ owner and the players work against one another, rated R.   General admission tickets are on… Continue Reading

Costaki Economopoulos, the biggest name in comedy, to bring his national comedy act to the historic Astra Theatre on Friday, April 12

Comedian Costaki Economopoulos will bring his smart, insightful, socially relevant, and gut-laugh funny comedy routine to the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper on Friday, April 12 as the third act in the 2019 Next Act, Inc season.  Doors for this performance will open at 6:30 p.m., opening comedian Peter Swanz, out of Louisville, will take… Continue Reading

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