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

By Playbill Staff
25 Jul 2013

Lin-Manuel Miranda
photo by Corey Hayes

Lin-Manuel Miranda
In the Heights, baby.

Andrea Martin
The touring company of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown in 1970.

Colman Domingo
I got my Equity Card from Berkeley Rep when I was 22 years old. I was cast in David Saar's The Yellow Boat.

Peter Gallagher
Open call for the revival of Hair. I was number 2000-something in a blocks-long line of hopefuls, and this process repeated itself for weeks as the line grew shorter. I ended up in Grease after a similar open call for that show.

Leslie Kritzer
My sophomore year of college when I did a summer season at The MUNY in St. Louis.