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    Posted April 30, 2018

Equity’s GYPSY ROBE®

A Historic 65-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

My Fair Lady’s Matt Wall Looks Loverly in Gypsy Robe

“I’m honored to receive the robe once again. I love the history and tradition of the robe and the ceremony. The ceremony is my favorite way to kick off opening night. You feel the excitement and energy from everyone associated with the show. We’ve worked tirelessly to make the show the best it can be and opening night is the reward.”


Matt Wall, photo by Walter McBride

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, New York

First Broadway Credit: Saturday Night Fever in 2000.

Professional Training: BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory.

Year Joined Equity: 1997.

How I Got My Equity Card: I was Chantal in a production of La Cage at the Carousel Dinner Theatre in Akron, Ohio.

Number of Broadway Chorus Contract Credits:15.

Fun Fact: I am a five-time NYC marathon runner.


Moments from the Gypsy Robe® Ceremony

Matt Wall celebrates his Gypsy Robe with fellow members of his cast. Photo by Walter McBride.

Matt Wall with several members of the My Fair Lady cast. Photo by Walter McBride.

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