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Charleston Alley Theater - CAT

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If you feel like broadening your horizons and sharing an intimate evening being entertained by a... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2016
Deb K
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Mattoon, Illinois
Hidden Gem

This is a very small theater just off the square in Chaleston, IL. Don't let the small size fool... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2015
garysR7805PZ
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Decatur, Illinois
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6 Jul 2016
“Local Theatre Survives and Thrives”
11 Mar 2016
“Entertainment!”
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718 Monroe Ave, Charleston, IL 61920-2035
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

The Alley Theater has a rich history of providing local talent a sound place to learn and practice their craft. Some offerings are so well done you will forget that you are in a garage-like facility. Others are zany, some quite serious. It is always...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2016

If you feel like broadening your horizons and sharing an intimate evening being entertained by a talented troupe, slink down the alley with the sign of the CAT. You'll be so glad you did.

Thank Deb K
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a very small theater just off the square in Chaleston, IL. Don't let the small size fool you, the talent is huge. I've seen several plays here and have been impressed with the quality of the productions despite the obvious budget limitations. Costs...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2015

This small regional theater (seats 50) right off the square has been providing excellent productions for over 25 years. (See their website) Local talent doing good theater. The "CAT" will do works by local authors along with those of Pulitzer Prize winners and the greats...More

Thank MilesOfFun
Reviewed April 13, 2015

Wonderful small theater experience in downtown building. Seating for 40-45. Very intimate. Always superb acting. Don't be fooled by their size.

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