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

By Playbill Staff
25 Jul 2013

Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

In the production of Uptown Is Hot! just out of college.

Eizabeth Stanley
I got my card doing summer stock at Theatre by the Sea in Rhode Island. I played Ariel opposite Matt Cavenaugh in Footloose. In that same contract, I was the swing for Smokey Joe’s Café (I even went on for the BJ track and got to sing "Hound Dog," which is what I sang in my audition for MDQ!!)

Rondi Reed
The Coarse Acting Show at Steppenwolf, Joan Allen & I both got our cards on it - in a show that one reviewer said: "All parties involved should be shot at dawn." True True True.

Karine Plantadit
The Lion King.

Mary Catherine Garrison
I actually received my Equity card with my first show here in NYC - The Man Who Came to Dinner.