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    Posted April 5, 2018

Equity’s GYPSY ROBE®

A Historic 65-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

Gypsy Robe Recipient Jeremy Davis Helps Heat Up Frozen

Jeremy Davis, photo by Walter McBride

“I love the Gypsy Robe because itís everything that I love about theatre. Itís fun, celebratory, unifying and just the right amount of silly. On a practical level, it gives a veteran member of the cast an excuse to go from dressing room to dressing room and tell the entire cast to break a leg. For me personally, it was a beautiful experience to look each of my cast members in the eyes and say 'Congrats, we did it!'”


Hometown: Grand Forks, North Dakota

First Broadway Credit: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels in 2005.

Professional Training: I have a BFA in Musical Theater from the University of Michigan.

Year Joined Equity: I joined in 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.

Number of Broadway Chorus Contract Credits: Frozen is my tenth Broadway show!

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 celebrates his Gypsy Robe on the Frozen stage. Photo by Walter McBride.

Jeremy Davis with fellow cast members of Frozen. Photo by Walter McBride.

View the full gallery of photos here!

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