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Guest Blog: “Brain Power of Students”

by Abby Nordan, age 16 In a rapidly evolving world, opera remains a powerfully timeless form of expression. PermaDeath took themes of classic opera as its vehicle to capture modern ideas that captivate today’s youth; one such theme that comes to mind is mortality. Young people like myself who have grown…

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by Arlene Elkins , 21 hours ago

Guest Blog: “I Am Not Your Typical Opera Patron”

by Kendall, age 16 I am not your typical opera patron. I’m a sophomore in high school, and although I often profess my love for musical theatre, it is in reference to the works of Lin-Manuel Miranda as opposed those of Verdi and Puccini. Opera rarely invites young people into…

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by Arlene Elkins , 2 days ago

Guest Blog: “A New Door Into the World of Opera”

By Jackson Gamache, age 12   When I imagined opera I had the image of a lady in a Viking helmet trying to break glass with her high notes. But I could not have been farther from the truth. PermaDeath was nothing I would have expected. I would call it…

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by Graham , 3 days ago

Cerise Jacobs premieres “Madame White Snake” in Hong Kong in spring 2019 

For immediate release                                                                                           Contact Glenn Petry (212) 625 2038 Cerise Jacobs premieres “Madame White Snake” in Hong Kong in spring 2019 gpetry@21cmediagroup.com On Heels of Triumphant PermaDeath Premiere, Creator and Librettist Cerise Jacobs Announces Hong Kong Premiere of  Pulitzer Prize-Winning Opera Madame White Snake   PermaDeath (photo credit: Kathy…

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by Arlene Elkins , 4 weeks ago

A BIG Thank you to all!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: Thank you for taking a risk with us by supporting PermaDeath as audience members, donors, hosts, volunteers, creators, artists, panel members, and well-wishers. As I look back over PermaDeath, the most challenging production we’ve ever done, I’m filled with wonder at how we managed…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 months ago

Opening Night

Opening night was last night. Hard to believe we only have two shows left – tonight, Friday September 28 and tomorrow, Saturday, September 29. Our creative team was on tenterhooks with fingers and toes crossed that the gods of technology would be smiling down on us. And yes, they…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 3 months ago

Dress Rehearsal Videos

Composer Dan Visconti took a few videos during this week’s dress rehearsals. …

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by Arlene Elkins , 3 months ago

“It’s the night before the big night.”

“It’s the night before the big night,” so the entire ensemble sings in Scene 6 of PermaDeath as they contemplate the Tournament of Death that they’ll be fighting in the next day. A sleepless night for all. It’s the night before the big night for the artistic and creative…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 3 months ago

PermaDeath on Boston 25 News

Segment originally aired September 25, 2018 on Boston 25 News.

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by Arlene Elkins , 3 months ago

Meet Team Nyx

The three Team Nyx singers (Shirin Eskandani, Chris Carbin, and Stephen Carroll) took some time out of their busy rehearsal schedule to answer a few of our questions. Shirin Eskandani (Aphrodite) How do you relate to your character in PermaDeath? I love love. I love…

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by Arlene Elkins , 3 months ago

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