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Actors talk favorite moments performing ‘I Do, I Do’

May 20, 2019

The hot, thick air of the Charleston Alley Theatre was cut last weekend by the punchy voices of actors Thomas MacMullen and Tenille Ulm as they portrayed Michael and Agnes in “I Do, I Do.” The musical...

Charleston Alley Theatre presents ‘I Do, I Do’

May 15, 2019

“I Do, I Do,” a musical about the ups and downs of married life, is coming to the Charleston Alley Theatre this and next weekend. Director Duke Bagger said the theatre is doing something a little...

CAT to perform ‘The Blue Bird’ in live radio broadcast

November 29, 2016

  The Charleston Alley Theatre will be performing their production of Maurice Maeterlinck’s play “The Blue Bird” 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the theater. “The...

Local ‘Rocky Horror’ meets antici — pations

October 23, 2016

Richard O’Brien’s musical “Rocky Horror Show” has been hailed as a cult classic since its original release in 1973 and after the film came out in 1975. Since then, many adaptations of the...

Charleston Alley to welcome Chicago Improv for 3rd year

September 9, 2016

The Chicago Improv Productions are coming back for the third year in a row to perform their show, “The Collage,” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Charleston Alley Theatre. Duke Bagger, owner of the Charleston...

Charleston theatre’s final play set for the weekend

December 2, 2015

As the end of their 25th season comes closer, the people behind the curtains of the Charleston Alley Theatre are getting ready to put on their last show. The theater will be putting on “Christmas...

Charleston Alley Theatre to have comedian show

November 30, 2015

The Charleston Alley Theatre will present five adult comedy Christmas Shorts by Matt Hoverman, which will be performed in conjunction with Christmas in the Heart of Charleston. The performances will...

Couple runs Charleston Alley Theatre for 25 seasons

Henry II, played by Duke Bagger, and Eleanor of Aquitaine, played by Linda Bagger, share a kiss as a way of settling their differences in the play “The Lion in Winter” at the Charleston Alley Theater.
May 17, 2015

While putting on the Charleston Alley Theatre’s first production 25 seasons ago, Duke Bagger was still in the process of converting the building from a tire store. Actress Tanya Wood called Bagger...

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