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October 8th, 2008
Sondheim's 'Company' set for outdoor Glade Theatre

SAN MARCOS – The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University-San Marcos presents Steven Sondheim’s musical classic Company Oct. 15-25.Directed by Richard Sodders, performances will be Oct. 15-18 and Oct. 22-25 at 7:30 p.m. at the outdoor Glade Theatre on the Texas State campus. The Glade Theatre is located on the west side of campus off Moore Street.

Set in the 1970s, Sondheim’s ground-breaking musical follows Robert, a 35-year-old bachelor who has been unable to commit to a long-term relationship, and his circle of married, once married or soon-to-be married friends. Eventually, Robert learns that relationships are not going to be perfect, but they are a necessary part of “Being Alive.” The music and lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim, winner of six Tony awards, an Academy Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Admission is $10 for the general public and $7 for students with a Texas State ID. For additional information, call (512) 245-8548.

University News Service

(left to right) Caitlin Hales is April, English Hinojosa is Marta, Tyler Wallach is Robert, and Jenny Joslin is Kathy in the Texas State University production of Steven Sondheim’s Company. (Photo by Jordan Smith)

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