PermaDeath

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

Upcoming Productions

Boston 2018

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

Productions

 

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...

PermaDeath on the White Snake Projects Blog

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Tickets on Sale Today, May 15, for Creator and Librettist Cerise Jacobs’s Video Game Opera PermaDeath, Composed by Dan Visconti

For immediate release Contact Glenn Petry (212) 625 2038 gpetry@21cmediagroup.com Tickets on sale today, May 15, for Cerise Jacobs video game opera PermaDeath Tickets go on sale today for the latest brainchild of creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs, the video game opera PermaDeath. Hailed by… Read More

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A Note from Cerise

I can't believe we're embarking on the music workshop of Dan Visconti's PermaDeath at NEC! Read More

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Librettist Cerise Jacobs Plunges into Gaming World for Video Game Opera PermaDeath, Composed by Dan Visconti

For immediate release Contact Glenn Petry (212) 625 2038 gpetry@21cmediagroup.com Creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs—hailed by Opera magazine as “intrepid and artistically ambitious”—is quickly establishing a body of original operatic work that blends two of her great passions, myth and technology, in compelling and relevant contemporary stories. Her latest venture,… Read More

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Librettist Cerise Jacobs Collaborates with Visual Art and Technical Virtuosos for Video Game Opera PermaDeath

For immediate release Contact Glenn Petry (212) 625 2038 gpetry@21cmediagroup.com The latest undertaking for the “intrepid and artistically ambitious” (Opera magazine) creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs is the upcoming video game opera PermaDeath, premiering at Boston’s Cutler Majestic Theater on September 27-29 of this year. Co-written with her son… Read More

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PermaDeath at PAX East

The White Snake Projects Team is recovering from PAX East 2018, the largest video game consumer event in the United States with over 100,000 people attending four days of gaming, demos, cosplay, and just plain fun! Read More

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First Look: PermaDeath

A preview of White Snake Projects’ upcoming opera, PermaDeath. Video: Kathy Wittman/Ball Square Films… Read More

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