PermaDeath

September 27–29, 2018
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
Boston

Credits

Dan Visconti
Composer

Cerise Lim Jacobs
Creator and Librettist

Pirate Epstein
Co-Librettist

Cori Ellison
Dramaturg

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About

PermaDeath, or Permanent Death, is not tautologous in the world of videogames.

Your avatar is “killed,” but rises again to fight another day. But what if it never rises again? What if it dies permanently? Watch the gods of the 21st century, our digital avatars, battle it out in cyber space in an epic fight to the death. Who will be left standing? Read the full synopsis

Creative Team

Dan Visconti Composer
Cerise Lim Jacobs Creator and Librettist
Pirate Epstein Co-Librettist
Cori Ellison Dramaturg
White Snake Projects Executive Producer
Georgia Lyman Producer
Daniela Candillari Conductor
Sam Helfrich Director
Zane Pihlstrom Set and Costume Design
Curvin Huber Digital Content Designer
Mathew Solomon Sound Designer
Catriona Baker Director of Preproduction and Animation
Joshua Jandreau Music Supervisor
Xiao’an Li Orchestra Contractor and Manager
Glenn Petry Publicity

Related Events

Made In MA at PAX East 2018 Party!

April 5, 2018, from 6 to 11pm
District Hall

PAX East Booth Takeover

April 6, 2018, from 10 am to 6pm
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

PAX East Panel

April 7 at 2pm
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

 

The Inspiration

1.2 billion people play video games and spend 3 billion hours a week doing so.

The smartphone has become our best friend. It’s a dining companion, commuting companion, concert/theater companion etc. We’re connected to it by an invisible umbilical cord. So what does that mean when the lights dim and an anonymous voice asks those of us addicted to our phones to cut that cord, to turn off the phone, for god’s sake? What if opera embraced this phenomenon and asked the phone-addicts to hang on to their lifeline, indeed to use it to participate in what they’re seeing and hearing? READ CERISE LIM JACOBS’ INSPIRATION...

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