Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Filed under FYI: Philip Glass' "The Perfect American"

Philip Glass' new opera, The Perfect American, had it's world premiere at the Teatro Real de Madrid and was streamed live today. In it, Glass tells the story of the final months in the life of a 20th-century character of huge cultural influence, Walt Disney.

The premiere cast of The Perfect American included: Christopher Purves as Walt Disney, David Pittsinger as Walt's brother Roy, Marie McLaughlin as Lillian Disney, Sarah Tynan and Nazan Fikret as his Disney's daughters Sharon and Diane, Rosie Lomas as Lucy / Josh and Zachary James as Disney's famous animatronic Abraham Lincoln.

So ... FYI:

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