“The Graduate,” adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson and based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry will land at the REP on Friday, Nov. 18, for a limited run.
“The Graduate” opens on Friday, November 18, with an Opening Night Gala at 7:00pm and curtain at 8:00pm. Opening Night Gala is sponsored by The Elaine Benson Family with food sponsored by RSVP Catering and wine by Engelmann Cellars.
The production sponsored by Power Auto Group of Valencia and directed by The REP’s Co-Artistic Director, Mikee Schwinn, brings the inspired movie hit of the sixties vividly to life on stage. Benjamin Braddock, recent college graduate and prodigal son, returns home and promptly becomes embroiled in an affair with the wife of his father’s business partner, one Mrs. Robinson, but soon finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.
“The Graduate” will run Nov. 18 through Dec. 17. Show times are Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $17 for students and seniors. Or, purchase The REP Reception Pass for $25, which includes two drink tickets for The Hydeaway Lounge. Group rates are available. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. For tickets, purchase online at www.repeastplayhouse.org or call 661-288-0000.
“The Graduate” contains adult themes and situations and is intended for mature audiences only.
“The Graduate” stars Reid Gormly and Jordana Capra in the iconic roles of Benjamin and Mrs. Robinson. Also in the cast are Harry Bennett, Laurie Morgan and Jessica Temple.
About the REP
Located at 24266 Main Street in the heart of Old Town Newhall, The REP is Santa Clarita’s Premiere Theatre Experience and is home to The Hydeaway Lounge featuring full-service cocktails. Exclusively at The REP, The Hydeaway Lounge is open one hour before each performance. Its warm, inviting atmosphere is the perfect place to have a cocktail and mingle with other patrons. The REP’s year-long season features five Main Stage productions and two 81 Series studio productions.