After an extensive audition process throughout Australia, the full cast of ‘THE GRADUATE’ has now been confirmed. In addition, due to incredible demand the limited season at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne has been extended with new seats on sale.
About to share the stage with Jerry Hall, starring as young, wide eyed Benjamin Braddock is newcomer Tim Dashwood. Tim has been working as an actor since graduating from University in 2005. He has performed extensively with the Queensland Theatre Company in productions including Managing Carmen, Romeo and Juliet, The Importance of Being Earnest and The Exception and The Rule. He played Schlomo in the 2010 National tour of Fame The Musical and has appeared in a number of independent Australian films including Myles West which earned him a Best Actor award at the 48 hour Short Film Festival.
Jerry Hall will reprise her role as seductress Mrs Robinson after having wowed audiences in this iconic piece of American culture in the West End, Toronto, Broadway, North America and Perth. Further to her role as Mrs. Robinson, Jerry Hall has numerous theatre credits to her name, including originating the role of Sugar in Bud Shrake’s Benchmark, directed by Michael Rudman at the New End Theatre in Hampstead. She also has had roles in the U.S. and West End productions of Bus Stop, the West End productions of The Vagina Monologues and The Play What I Wrote. She was the guest star with the North American Tour of The Vagina Monologues in Austin, Texas, and toured England with Picasso’s Women, a 52-minute monologue. Jerry also performed in the West End hit production of Calendar Girls.
Joining Jerry Hall and Tim Dashwood in the cast of the Melbourne season of ‘THE GRADUATE’ is recognised Australian television, theatre and film actress Pippa Grandison as Mrs Braddock, accomplished writer, director and actor Peter Houghton as Mr Braddock, award winning theatre actor Luke Hewitt as Mr Robinson, and taking on the role of the innocent Elaine Robinson is WAAPA Graduate Claire Lovering.
HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE, MELBOURNE
From September 21st 2013 for a STRICTLY LIMITED SEASON
NEW TICKETS NOW ON SALE