Deadline: Broadway’s Gypsy Robe Gets New Name; 68-Year Tradition Outlives Moniker

An old Broadway tradition has a brand new name: The “Gypsy Robe,” part of an opening night ceremony dating back to 1950, will now be called the “Legacy Robe.”

The name change, prompted by sensitivities to the term “gypsy,” was announced today by Actors’ Equity Association. Equity members chose the new name through a survey. READ MORE