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[25 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
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 …

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[6 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lion King’ to Be Performed in Spanish for the First Time

Head to Madrid this fall if you’d like to be among the first to see “El Rey Leon” – “The Lion King” in Spanish – as the show is set to debut in the Spain’s capital this October.
Previously translated into Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, and Mandarin, the Madrid performance will mark the first time the show is performed in Spanish, and will be the largest stage musical ever presented in Spain.
Since its premiere on Broadway in 1997, “The Lion King” has been seen by more than 54 million people globally, …