Ivys mom comes to a rehearsal right before the workshop performance, and it turns out that she was a big Broadway star and is adored and admired by all. The background dancers all want her to croon a song for them, and even Julia acts like a little girl on Christmas. So the grande dame gets down to business and impresses everyone, so much so that she gets a standing ovation and Ivy realizes that she probably will never be able to step out from under her moms shadow. In a rare moment of affection in the professional environment, Derek sits down next to Ivy and reassures her that she is "great" in the show.
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