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    Posted April 11, 2014


Kevin Ligon Garners Equity’s Gypsy Robe®

A Historic 60-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

Kevin Ligon

photo: Walter McBride

Name Kevin Ligon
Theater St. James Theatre
Opening Night April 10, 2014






About Kevin

Hometown Dallas, TX
Broadway Debut THE SECRET GARDEN (1991)
Professional Training Two years studying voice and theatre at University of North Texas. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre (Acting), Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX).
Year Joined AEA 1981
How I Got My Equity Card “At Dallas Summer Musicals performing in GEORGE M! and MY FAIR LADY. That summer I met my best friend (fellow AEA member and four-time Gypsy Robe recipient), Jennifer Smith."
Broadway Chorus Credits 7
Fun Fact “I have never taken a tap class. I don't own a pair of tap shoes. I've never performed a tap number before. And yet, somehow, I'm in a big, badass men's tap number in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. Proof that Susan Stroman possesses magical powers.” (This is the second time Kevin has received the robe.)

Moments from the Gypsy Robe Ceremony

AEA President Nick Wyman with Lenny Wolpe, Karen Ziemba, Zach Braff, Kevin Ligon (center), Betsy Wolfe, Helene Yorke, Marin Mazzie and Nick Cordero.

(Photo: Walter McBride)

The company gives the good luck blessing of the robe.

(Photo: Walter McBride)

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