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Perfect American, The

Composer:
Philip Glass
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Rudy Wurlitzer
Description:
Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

An adaptation of Peter Stephan Jungk’s novel, Der König von Amerika

The classification is of the revised version of the score, dated April 18, 2013.

Time:
20th Century
Place:
The narrative moves back and forth, in both time and place.
Role Voice Part Classification
Walt Disney Bass-Baritone L
Lillian Mezzo-Soprano F
Dantine Tenor F
Roy Disney Baritone F
Hazel Soprano S
Diane Soprano S
Sharon Soprano S
Josh/Lucy Treble or Soprano S
Abraham Lincoln Bass S
Secretary Soprano B
Chuck/Doctor Tenor B
Andy Warhol Tenor B
Undertaker Bass B
Nurse Mezzo-Soprano CB
It is also possible to combine the roles of Abraham Lincoln and the Undertaker, which classification would be Supporting.
 
Minimum Chorus:  28
Divisi:  SATB