The Graduate adapted by Terry Johnson, Based on the novel by Charles Webb
Directed by Patricia McKee
This is the first play adaptation of the classic novel and cult film. It premiered in April 2000 at the Gielgud Theatre in London, starring Kathleen Turner as Mrs Robinson. It’s California in the 60s. Benjamin’s got excellent grades, very proud parents and, since he helped Mrs. Robinson with her zipper, a fine future behind him…A cult novel, a classic film, a quintessential hit of the 60s, now Benjamin’s disastrous sexual odyssey is brought vividly to life in this world stage premiere production.
- “Terry Johnson is that rare creature: a moralist with wit. He writes with responsible gaiety” (Guardian)
- “After a long and successful run in the West End, The Graduate is now on Broadway and IT’S A HIT!” – Variety
- “Fun to watch…Definitely gives off starlight.” – The New York Times
- “Here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson!…Breaking all box office records!” – Newark Star Ledger