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    Posted August 1, 2016


A Historic 65-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

Let the Memory Live Again! Jeremy Davis garners the Cats Gypsy Robe

“The Gypsy Robe ceremony always makes me think of how strong and connected our community is. Past honorees come to welcome new shows to Broadway, and I really feel our unity. And, I always shed a tear when the people making their Broadway debuts stand in a group to be celebrated. I remember how emotional it was for me the day I made mine.”

Name: Jeremy Davis

Show: Cats

Opening Night: July 31, 2016

Hometown: Grand Forks, ND

Broadway Debut: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - 2005 

Professional Training:  BFA in Musical Theater from the University of Michigan

Year Joined AEA: 1998

How I Got My Equity Card: “I got my Equity card in 1998 at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. Four shows in five weeks; we worked hard and played harder.”

Broadway Chorus Credits: 9

Fun Fact: “My wife and I are photographers. We specialize in family portraits, weddings, and of course, headshots for actors.”

Moments from the Gypsy Robe® Ceremony

Jeremy Davis does the ceremonial three laps around the stage.

Jeremy Davis with the cast members of Cats.

View the full gallery of photos here!

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