Sam Kebede is not a college basketball recruit, but he is about to play one onstage.
On Tuesday, he sat across a table from Jim Calhoun and got a dose of how the recruitment process works, how the relationships form.
"It made it all a lot more real," said Kebede, who studied at Duke and got a master's degree in acting from UConn. "He created a lot of hypothetical situations. 'You're a point guard, you're in this position.' It reminded me a lot of how directors are in the room trying to say, 'How do you get your mind around this? Imagine you're doing this.' … And he just put me in those shoes."
So this week at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, where...