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Composer Andrea Clearfield--Chronicles of Narnia at the Franklin Institute--Wilma Theater's Scorched

Scorched is at The Wilma Theater until March 29th
Scorched is at The Wilma Theater until March 29th

A conversation with composer Andrea Clearfield about music she's created, inspired by the indigenous art and music of Nepal. Clearfield traveled to a remote Himalayan kingdom last year to research the project.

Susan Lewis visits the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia where The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition, uses the popular children's classics and recent film adaptations as springboards for science education.

Jason Peifer visits The Wilma Theater as it produces the English translation of Scorched, by Wajdi Mouawad. The play, originally written in French, has been produced over 100 times worldwide since its 2003 premiere.

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Susan writes and produces stories about music and the arts. She’s host and producer of WRTI’s TIME IN online interview series, and contributes weekly intermission interviews for The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series. She’s also been a regular host of WRTI’s Live from the Performance Studio sessions.