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"Collected Stories" by American Blues Theater at the Biograph ★★★½
It's axiomatic that success in the business, academic or creative worlds — heck, success in life in general — comes much more easily to those who are lucky enough to have a powerful, caring mentor. It's fun to be a mentor. One feels like one has purpose. But what happens when the student outperforms the professor, the fellow eclipses the executive director? What happens when the pursuing sycophant becomes the one widely pursued and the lonely teacher finds his career on a slide?
April 28, 2013