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Theatre and Dance to present 'Tales of the Lost Formicans'

By Jack McClellan
Office of Media Relations
April 4, 2018

SAN MARCOS – The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University will produce Tales of the Lost Formicans from April 10-15.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. April 10-14, with a 2 p.m. matinee April 15. All performances will be held in the Theatre Center Mainstage.

Tales of the Lost Formicans, directed by Neil Patrick Stewart, is a tragic comedy about Alzheimer’s disease and teenage rebellion, as told from the perspective of alien archaeologists who uncover the ruins of a 1980s American suburb.

Tickets start at $15 for adults and $8 for students, and may be purchased by phone at (512) 245-6500 or online at

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Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 184,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.