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 in this world stage premiere production."Terry Johnson is that rare creature: a moralist with wit. He writes with responsible gaiety" (Guardian)
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(198mm x 126mm x 7mm)
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Author Biography - Terry Johnson
Terry Johnson's previous plays for the Royal Court are Hitchcock Blonde, Hysteria and Insignificance. Other work includes an adaptation of The Graduate (Gielguld Theatre), Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle And Dick (National Theatre/winner Olivier Award for Best Comedy 1998), an adaptation of The London Cuckolds (National Theatre), Dead Funny (Hampstead Theatre/Vaudville/Tour/winner Critic Circle Award for Best Play, Time Out Drama Award 1994), Imagine Drowning (Hampstead/winner of the John Whiting Award 1991), Cries From The Mammal House (Leicester Haymarket/Royal Court), Unsuitable For Adults (Bush).