White Snake Projects Presents the World Premiere of ‘Domme & Giovanni’

Ryan Oldham’s “Dome & Giovanni” makes its world premiere in White Snake Projects’ second annual “Opera Through the Looking Glass” series. “Domme & Giovanni” is a contemporary retelling of Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni.” Liz Abram-Oldham and Cerise Lim Jacobs teamed together as co-librettists to write a modern adaptation that centers on the strengths of the female roles by flipping the {…}

White Snake Projects Presents ‘Sing Out Strong: Emancipated Voices’

White Snake Projects will present the seventh installment of its “Sing Out Strong” series, “Emancipated Voices,” featuring original works with texts by longtime Massachusetts residents and newly arrived immigrants. Scheduled for performances throughout March, “What Does Voting Mean To You?” was the prompt for composers in a Call for Entries in 2023. Composers were selected by a panel consisting of {…}

White Snake Projects Presents Second Annual ‘Let’s Celebrate!’

Activist Opera Company, White Snake Projects has announced the second annual “Let’s Celebrate!” its opera series focused on diversity and intersectionality. The program is comprised of four 20-minute operas alongside traditional holiday works and stories that more closely mirror the demographics of the Boston area. Audiences will enjoy “My Little Coqui” by Iván Enrique Rodriguez, “Jo Dooba So Paar” by {…}

White Snake Projects Presents World Premiere of ‘MONKEY’

(Photo credit: Yvette Marie Dostatni/Chicago Puppet Studio) Activist opera company, White Snake Projects, is set to the world premiere of “MONKEY: A Kung Fu Puppet Parable” on Sep. 22-24, 2023. Per an official press statement issued by the company, composer Jorge Sosa and creator/librettist Cerise Lim Jacobs‘ “Monkey” is a family-friendly transmedia show featuring life-scaled Bunraku puppetry, Kung Fu, computer {…}

White Snake Projects Unveils 2023-24 Season

White Snake Projects (WSP) has announced its 2023-24 season, featuring life-size puppets, holiday celebrations, recent works from composers worldwide performed by local artists, a community jam, and a satirical reimagining of “Don Giovanni.” WSP will present composer Jorge Sosa and creator/librettist Cerise Lim Jacobs’ “Monkey: A Kung Fu Puppet Parable. This family-friendly opera blends Bunraku puppetry, CGI, and live performances. {…}

White Snakes Project to Speak Against Anti-Asian Racism with ‘Fractured Mosaics’

On March 30, 2023, Cerise Jacobs and White Snake Projects will present the world premiere of “Fractured Mosaics,” an operatic response to anti-Asian racism. Comprised of four scenes, “Fractured Mosaics” features music by Nilo Alcala, Randall Eng, Benjamin Kono, and Liliya Ugay, with texts from their respective writing partners, Deepalis Gupta, Monique Truong, Cerise Lim Jacobs, and Sokunthary Svay. Per {…}

White Snake Projects Launches Open Beta Test of ‘Tutti Remote’ Streaming Software

On May 20, 2022, Cerise Jacobs’ activist opera company, White Snake Projects, rolled out a Special Access Early Release of the company’s “Tutti Remote” software at OPERA America’s Opera Conference 2022 in Minneapolis. The software is meant to facilitate live performance from remote locations via internet, with high-quality audio synced to less than a millisecond, and is being offered for {…}