Theatermania: Actors' Equity to Retire "Gypsy Robe" Name at the End of the Season

Actors' Equity Association has announced that the organization's National Council has voted to retire the name "Gypsy Robe" — the name of the ritual that occurs on the stage of every Broadway musical with a chorus on opening night before the audience is admitted — at the end of the current theater season. While the name will change, the ritual itself will continue next season. Read more