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    Posted April 27, 2015

AEA’s GYPSY ROBE®

A Historic 60-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

Matt Wall of Something Rotten! is the Final Gypsy Robe Recipient of the 2014-15 Theatrical Season

“The Gypsy Robe ceremony is such an incredible way to kick off opening night. With everyone gathered together on stage for a Broadway style ‘pep-rally,’ the excitement, love and support from the company is palpable.  I'm honored to be a recipient and part of this rich history.” – Matt Wall

 


Matt Wall

photo: Walter McBride

 

Name Matt Wall
Show Something Rotten!
Theater St. James Theatre
Opening Night April 22, 2015


 

 

 

About Matt


Hometown Poughkeepsie, NY
Broadway Debut Saturday Night Fever (2000)
Professional Training “I got an early start with my high school drama teacher and director, Mary Pat Berkin.” (BFA, The Boston Conservatory).
Year Joined AEA 1998
How I Got My Equity Card “A production of La Cage aux Folles at Carousel Dinner Theatre in Akron, Ohio.”
Broadway Chorus Credits 13
Fun Fact “I once was a swing for two shows at same time: the Broadway revival of South Pacific and the Off-Broadway musical, Happiness, both at Lincoln Center Theater.”


Moments from the Gypsy Robe® Ceremony

Matt Wall with the cast & creative team



Heidi Blickenstaff, Kate Reinders, John Cariani, Peter Bartlett cheer on Matt Wall as he does the ceremonial three laps around the stage

(Photos by Walter McBride)


View the full gallery of photos here!

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