Based on the 1963 coming-of-age classic and scripted by Terry Johnson, The Graduate follows Benjamin Braddock (Tom Carman), a twenty-one year old recent college graduate who is facing high expectations from his parents and anxiety about his future. Upon his return home, Ben is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson (Keegan company member Sheri S. Herren) – the wife of his father’s business partner – which begins a secret affair. Although the affair ends, it comes back to haunt him when he falls for Mrs. Robinson’s daughter, Elaine (Jenny Donovan).
The Graduate is directed by Kathleen Akerley and also features Slice Hicks, The Graduate will run Thursday-Saturday evenings at 8 PM and Sunday matinees at 3 PM at the Church Street Theater. There is an added press performance on Sunday, May 2, at 8:00pm.
by Terry Johnson
Directed by Kathleen Akerley
Featuring Sheri S. Herren as Mrs. Robinson, Tom Carman, Michael Innocenti, Jane Petkofsky, Eli Sibley, Colin Smith and Joe Thornhill.