Westport, N.Y. – The last in the Depot Theatre’s summer series, La Depot Dangereuse, will be a reading of THE GRADUATE on Wednesday August 27 at 8:00 p.m.
La Depot Dangereuse play reading series is a showcase of what’s HOT on and off Broadway, in regional theatres, and London’s West End. Read by local and NYC talent these works are for the discriminating playgoer who wants cutting edge drama and comedy. (Material is NOT suitable for children!)
The reading will star Sam Balzac, Beth Glover, Jessica Kemp, George Davis, Fran Yardley, Burdette Parks, and Eunice Ferreira. Directed by Jonathan Hadley. All readings take place onstage at The Depot Theatre.
This is the first play adaptation of the classic novel and cult film. It premiered in April 2000 at the Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, starring Kathleen Turner as Mrs. Robinson. 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.
Tickets are available online at www.depottheatre.org or at the Box Office. $10 Suggested Donation.
THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Jonson, Based on the novel by Charles Webb and the motion picture screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry.
ABOUT THE DEPOT THEATRE
The Depot Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre located in a historic, functioning 1876 train station in Westport, N.Y., and operates under an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. In addition to its volunteer board of trustees, the theatre depends on the support and generosity of its loyal donors, volunteers and community members. Committed to promoting and providing exposure to the performing arts in the Adirondacks, the Depot Theatre invites all to “Take a journey without leaving the station.” The Depot Theatre’s 2014 Season is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.