Chicago Opera Theater

Chicago Opera Theater

The Perfect American

Composed by Philip Glass

Directed by Kevin Newbury

Conducted by Andreas Mitisek

 A fictionalized account of Walt Disney’s final days through the lens of Philip Glass. Disney is haunted by his own mortality, boundless ambition, and visionary empire. With appearances by Abraham Lincoln, Andy Warhol, and Disney’s family this opera is a poetic and tragic story of the American Dream. Chicago premiere.