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The Mentor

Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal Bath
Monmouth Street
Bath
BA1 1ET
The Mentor at The Ustinov Studio

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For tickets and prices please visit the Theatre Royal website.

About

A Hollywood legend takes to the Ustinov stage in this UK Premiere by one of Europe’s most celebrated authors, Daniel Kehlman, in this new translation by Christopher Hampton, directed by Laurence Boswell.

Benjamin Rubin is a cantankerous old writer, whiskey aficionado and pedant, still basking in the reflected glory of long-ago success. Martin Wegner is a rising young literary star, heralded as “the voice of his generation” but plagued by self-doubt. 

When Martin is given the opportunity to develop his new play under the mentorship of his idol, the two writers meet, accompanied by Martin’s brilliant wife Gina, and hosted by Erwin, the administrator of the prestigious arts fund that has thrown them together. 

In a dilapidated art nouveau villa, somewhere in the German countryside, two egos are set on a collision course in this perceptive and compelling dark comedy about art and artists and the legacy of fame.

 

Facilities

Event Facilities

  • Booking Advised

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Event

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

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Tel: 01225 448844

Opening Times

Opening (6 Apr 2017 - 6 May 2017)

* Evenings: Mon-Sat 7.45pm, matinees Thursday & Saturday 2.30pm
12 April - 7pm
Post Show discussion 20 April after evening performance

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