The Chronicles of Narnia http://wrti.org en Composer Andrea Clearfield--Chronicles of Narnia at the Franklin Institute--Wilma Theater's Scorched http://wrti.org/post/composer-andrea-clearfield-chronicles-narnia-franklin-institute-wilma-theaters-scorched <p>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</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia where <em>The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition</em>, uses the popular children's classics and recent film adaptations as springboards for science education.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits The Wilma Theater as it produces the English translation of <em>Scorched</em>, by Wajdi Mouawad. The play, originally written in French, has been produced over 100 times worldwide since its 2003 premiere.</p> Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:06:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2092 at http://wrti.org Composer Andrea Clearfield--Chronicles of Narnia at the Franklin Institute--Wilma Theater's Scorched Davyd Booth--Narnia at Franklin Institute--History of Cherry Sisters--Unsilent Night http://wrti.org/post/davyd-booth-narnia-franklin-institute-history-cherry-sisters-unsilent-night <p>We speak with Philadelphia Orchestra violinist Davyd Booth about the orchestra's annual Glorious Sound of Christmas concerts.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the science in <i>Narnia</i>, an exhibition at the Franklin Institute. The show is based on C.S. Lewis' <i>Chronicles of Narnia </i>and movie adaptations.</p> <p>Jason Peifer talks to the creator and performers of <i>Cherry Bomb: The Worst Act in Vaudeville,</i> from 1812 Productions. The new musical explores the history of the Cherry Sisters and their touring vaudeville act.</p> <p>Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns takes us to <i>Unsilent Night</i>. The noisy, annual holiday parade takes place in more than twenty cities including Philadelphia.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2008 18:58:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2061 at http://wrti.org Davyd Booth--Narnia at Franklin Institute--History of Cherry Sisters--Unsilent Night