PermaDeath, or Permanent Death, is not tautologous in the world of videogames.
Cerise Lim Jacobs
Creator and Librettist
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PermaDeath is made possible, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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
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...
Have you downloaded the companion app to PermaDeath yet? Created by students from Becker College, the app allows you to further explore the PermaDeath world and its characters. Each character has its own icon–we call them triggers–that you can find on our website and in… Read More
You watched our first preview video about the PermaDeath story, now learn about PermaDeath’s technology! Video: Kathy Wittman/Ball Square Films… Read More
For immediate release Contact Glenn Petry (212) 625 2038 email@example.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
For immediate release Contact Glenn Petry (212) 625 2038 firstname.lastname@example.org 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