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Based on Peter Stephan Jungk's novel and written by Philip Glass, one of the world's most important composers, The Perfect American imagines the final years of Walt Disney's life, including mythical imaginings of Abraham Lincoln and Andy Warhol. This latest opera from Glass, his 24th, was commissioned by ENO and Teatro Real Madrid to mark his 75th birthday. New Production. Running time: 2hrs 5mins


Christopher Purves (Walt Disney), David Soar (Roy), Janis Kelly (Hazel George), Sarah Tynan (Sharon), John Easterlin (Andy Warhol), Zachary James (Abraham Lincoln), Pamela Helen Stephen (Lillian Disney)


Music: Philip Glass
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: Gareth Jones
Director: Phelim McDermott
Design(s): Dan Potra, 59 Ltd (video design)
Choreographer: Ben Wright
Lighting: Jon Clark
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

The Perfect American

The Perfect American (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01810757551. Details of all The Perfect American archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01679610992

Archive Listings

1 Jun 13
28 Jun 13
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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