Audition Notice: The Graduate

Directed by Mike Moffat
Produced by Don Johnson and Eve Kiefer
Audition Dates & Times: 

Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday; March 15-17, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Audition Location: 
Conejo Players Theatre
351 South Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361-1008
Performance Dates: 

May 8th through May 30th, 2015
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM 
Sunday Matinees at 2:00 PM

No conflicts accepted for Performance Dates or the week before Opening

March 23rd through May 7th, 2015
7:30pm to 10:00pm


Audition Requirements: 

All roles are available and casting is open, and newcomers are welcome and encouraged. Please arrive early to facilitate filling out the audition form prior to the start of the auditions.  Bring a list of all conflicts with the rehearsal schedule. The audition process will consist of reading from the script; sides will be provided. “Open Call” auditions. No appointment necessary. There is NO PAY.


Plot Summary: 

Ben has recently graduated college, with his parents now expecting great things from him. At his "homecoming" party, Mrs. Robinson -- the wife of his father's business partner -- has Ben drive her home, which leads to an affair between the two. The affair eventually ends but comes back to haunt him when he finds himself falling for Elaine, Mrs. Robinson's daughter.

For More Information: 

Contact co-producers Don Johnson at (818) 991-7981 /, or Eve Kiefer at (805) 490-0838 /

Character Breakdown: 

Benjamin (Male, early 20s) – A young and confused student who returns home to Los Angeles after graduating with honors from a good university, but with no idea as to what he now wants to do with his life.

Mrs. Robinson (Female, late 30s to mid-40s) – The icy, sexy, and alcoholic wife of Benjamin's father's law partner, who has known Benjamin (and his parents) since he was born.

Mr. Robinson (Male, 40s) – Detached husband of Mrs. Robinson, very protective father of Elaine, and law partner of Ben's father.

Elaine (Female, early 20s) – Mrs. Robinson's daughter, who is finishing her college studies. Confused, stubborn, and reluctant to surrender to her true feelings.

Mr. Braddock (Dad) (Male, 40s) – Benjamin's father, who is a successful Los Angeles lawyer. Optimistic but pushy.

Mrs. Braddock (Mom) (Female, late 30s to mid-40s) – Benjamin's mother, who is a typical housewife. Has her opinions, but largely keeps them to herself.

Stripper (Female, 20s-30s) – Dim, buxom, and gum-chewing.

Hotel Clerk (Male or Female, 30s-50s) – Has seen it all with regards to "unmarried trysts," and has no problem expressing his skepticism to Benjamin.

Psychiatrist (Male, 30s-50s) – Officious and confident.

Men (20s-50s) – Drunkenly enjoying visual distractions in strip bar; obnoxious.

Wedding Guests (Males & Females, 20s-60s) Celebrants at the wedding; about to be very surprised.

Priest (Male, 30s-50s) Even more surprised than the guests...