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I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With Jennifer Morrison

The star of Matthew Perry's The End of Longing recalls how her lackluster chair-dancing skills killed her shot at landing Coyote Ugly.

Before Jennifer Morrison landed the two major TV shows that shot her to fame, House and Once Upon a Time, she pounded the pavement just like everyone else. Morrison, who now stars in Matthew Perry's The End of Longing at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, was up for a role in the movie Coyote Ugly, but things didn't go as planned. Here, she recalls her terrible screen test — which involved, in her words, "chair dancing."