A fresh-faced college grad returns home, diploma in hand, to seek an answer to that age old question: “Now what?” Lacking any clear career path, he falls prey to the original “cougar,” the predatory Mrs. Robinson, wife of his father’s business partner. But it’s Mrs. Robinson’s daughter who captures his heart. An American classic adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, starring Kathleen Turner as Mrs. Robinson and Matthew Rhys as Benjamin Braddock.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Kathleen Turner as Mrs. Robinson
Matthew Rhys as Benjamin Braddock
Bruce Davison as Mr. Braddock
John Getz as Mr. Robinson/Man 1
Jamison Jones as Hotel Clerk/Priest/Psychiatrist/Man 2
Devon Sorvari as Elaine Robinson
Linda Purl as Mrs. Braddock/Receptionist/Stripper
Includes an interview with the star of The Graduate, screen legend Kathleen Turner.
Directed by John Rubinstein. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in December of 2010.