CUE & A REVISITED: "How I Got My Equity Card"; Over 100 Actors Respond

By Playbill Staff
25 Jul 2013

Jan Maxwell

Jan Maxwell
4th national tour of Annie.

Viola Davis
Playing Mattie Campbell in Joe Turner's Come and Gone at Trinity Rep in Providence.

Robin de Jesús
Playing Henry in a workshop of Kander, Ebb and Stein's All About Us at The McCarter Theatre.

Katie Finnera
I bought it. I had my SAG card from a commercial. I moved to New York at 19. I wanted to feel like a legitimate actress and was eligible, so I took all the money I had and I bought it.

Jessica Hecht
Jeffrey Horowitz gave it to me when I did Midsummer for Theatre for a New Audience.