Secrets of the Trade

Separation Anxiety: "Secrets of the Trade"

A college student’s playwright mentor makes his parents uneasy in Jonathan Tolins’ hit play.

08/11/2010
Special to the Jewish Week

Our parents may be our first and most important teachers, but part of growing up is finding new mentors who can point us toward success in our careers. In Jonathan Tolins’ new play, “Secrets of the Trade,” set in the 1980s, a theater-obsessed suburban Jewish teenager, Andy Lipman (Noah Robbins) becomes the protege of a legendary but egotistical Broadway playwright, Martin Kerner (John Glover).

Secrets of the Trade
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