Theater at Bates to stage "Tales of the Lost Formicans"

Theater at Bates will stage seven performances of Constance Congdon’s comedy “Tales of the Lost Formicans” at Bates College Friday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m.

Tales of the Lost Formicans,” told by aliens who look just like people, is a warm, quirky story of a family trying to cope with the father’s case of Alzheimer’s disease. Question-and-answer sessions will follow the Nov. 7, 8, 13 and 14 performances.

Directed by William Pope.L, a performance artist and lecturer in theater at Bates, all performances will be in Schaeffer Theatre. General admission is $6 and $3 for students and seniors. The Schaeffer Theatre box office opens one hour prior to performances. Call 207-786-6161 Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. for more ticket information.

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