The Mentor with F Murray Abraham heads to West End

The Mentor starring F Murray Abraham

The acclaimed Theatre Royal Bath production of Daniel Kehlmann’s The Mentor starring Oscar winner F Murray Abraham is about to begin its West End run. The Mentor runs from June 24 to September 2 at the Vaudeville Theatre with a cast that also includes Daniel Weyman, Naomi Frederick and Jonathan Cullen. This production, translated by Academy Award-winning Christopher Hampton, marks the first time that the bestselling German author’s play has been performed outside of Germany. It is directed by Olivier Award-winning Laurence Boswell who is artistic director of Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio where the play enjoyed a record-breaking run earlier this year – the most successful in the studio’s history. The Mentor follows cantankerous old writer Benjamin Rubin and rising star Martin Wegner – two massive egos who are set on a collision course when they come together in a dilapidated art nouveau villa somewhere in the German countryside. … Read more

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