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Go “Behind the Theme” tonight at Arkansas Rep before next month’s THE LITTLE MERMAID

LittleMermaidTonight, Monday, November 23, join the Arkansas Rep for its new event series, Behind the Theme, for a discussion of  The Origin of Fairy Tales!

The Little Mermaid is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s folktale of the same name.  Before you plunge into the colorful depths of the Rep’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, UCA professor Jay Ruud will lead a discussion on Tolkien’s theory on the nature of myth and ‘fairy-stories.’ Find out where fairy tales originated and how they’ve become the stories we know and love today. 

Monday, November 23, 6 p.m.

Foster’s, located on the first mezzanine

FREE and open to the public

Cash bar available

Please RSVP to Allyson Gattin

501.378.0445 ext. 125 | agattin@therep.org

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Author: Scott

A cultural thinker with a life long interest in the arts and humanities: theatre, music, architecture, photography, history, urban planning, etc.

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