Rebekah Morin on the Claire Tow Theater’s stage in Ghost Light Credit: Julietta Cervantes
Rebekah Morin on the Claire Tow Theater’s stage in Ghost Light Credit: Julietta Cervantes

Managing the Ephemeral

Michael Eddy

The Immersive Challenges of Third Rail Projects’ Ghost Light

"I talk about it as being a performance about performance. It’s an opportunity to see what’s on the other side; what’s beyond the footlights and what’s on the other side the facade of this crazy thing that is theater, which is both full of truth and full of lies. And it’s also a love song; a love song to theater and theater makers.” That’s how Zach Morris, Co-Artistic Director of Third Rail Projects, describes the company’s latest production, Ghost Light. A site-specific, immersive piece that merges dance and theater with the ephemeral nature of creating a production and which brings the audience behind the curtain.

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