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New Phillip Glass Opera “The Perfect American” Reflects the Human Face of Walt Disney

Many Disney productions have been brought to the stage in recent years: The Lion King, Aladdin, and Mary Poppins, to name a few. But until recently, information about Walt Disney’s life was never part of the bargain. Now, on the heels of the news about Disney’s movie Saving Mr. Banks comes a fictional bio-opera based on none other than the life and times of Walter Elias Disney.
Composer Phillip Glass’s new opera “The Perfect American” premiered in the Teatro Real in Madrid this past week. This ambitious work oscillates between a …