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National Tour ~ 2018

Under the direction of Greg Johnson, Montana Repertory Theatre has selected ON GOLDEN POND for its 2018 tour. The Rep will bring this American treasure to audiences throughout the United States. Now one of the most dynamic and respected touring companies in the country, Montana Rep assembles principle actors, directors and designers with prestigious credits, including Broadway, Off-Broadway, national tours of Broadway shows, and major regional theatre credits For more information about this production, click here.

Squam Lake Boat Tour ~ 2017

Take a boat ride with Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson and Captain Cindy O’Leary and see ON GOLDEN POND through the writer’s eyes. Ernest has a wealth of stories about Katharine Hepburn and the Fondas and will add his personal spin to the iconic film locations included in Captain O’Leary’s tour and, if you want, Oscar will be along for the ride. Tours available from Summer−Fall. For more information and to make reservations, click here.  

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Num Lago Dourado ~ thru July 2, 2017

Playing for the first time in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Teatro Renaissance, this much anticipated production of NUM LAGO DOURADO (ON GOLDEN POND) opens on April 8, 2017 and runs through July 2, 2017. Directed by Elias Andreato, translated by Eloísa Cantón and starring Ary Fontoura and Ana Lucia Torre, with Tatiana De Marca, André Garolli, Fabiano Augusto and Lucas Abdo. For more information, click here.

White People Christmas ~ December 2016

Opening in Boise, Idaho on December 8 and running through December 18, this hilarious satire on all things racist, homophobic and elitist will make you cringe, laugh and cry, sometimes all at once. A family of clinical dysfunctionals gathers at Grandmother’s house to mope through the holiday, only to have their status quo severely upended by the arrival of good St. Nick who turns out to be — wouldn’t you know it? — black. But, in

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Special Screening ~ One Night Only!

Don’t miss a rare big-screen showing of this timeless classic on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:30 pm. Ernest will introduce his film at the fabulous Red River Theatres and take questions immediately following. If you’ve always wanted to ask how he created his Academy Award-winning screenplay and what it was like to work with Hollywood legends Katharine Hepburn and Henry and Jane Fonda, here’s your chance. If you’ve heard a rumor about his much-anticipated sequel, he might even talk about

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Vores Sensommer ~ thru January 2017

This Danish production of VORES SENSOMMER (ON GOLDEN POND) is not one to miss. The tour runs from October 24, 2016 – January 2017. Directed and translated by Anders Lundorph and starring Lisbet Dahl and Ulf Pilgaard, with Troels Malling, Trine Pallesen and Martin Hestbæk. For more information, click here.

NEW PLAY READING ﹣ July 27

  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 7:00 PM HARBORSIDE FILMS/PAUL T. BOGHOSIAN presents a performance reading of a new play by Academy Award Winner Ernest Thompson   Lisa and Ryle meet at a colorectal clinic. What could be more romantic? Or hilarious, troubling or profoundly moving? In this cunning and unexpected love story for the Age of Technology, two actors play not only a man and woman in dire need of reassurance, but also each other’s doctors

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West Coast Premiere – June 9

‘YOU ARE LOVED’ MUSIC VIDEO New Media Film Festival, Los Angeles Thursday, June 9 | 9:00 PM If you’re going to be on the West Coast this summer and haven’t watched the video Ernest directed for his new song “You Are Loved,” written with and performed by New England’s rock and blues legend Justin Jaymes, don’t miss this chance to see it on the big screen. Selected by the New Media Film Festival, “You Are Loved” will screen on Thursday, June 9 at 9:00 pm at The

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NH Magazine – June 2016

MUSIC REVIEW: Ernest Thompson and Ray Porcell ~ The duo have two new albums BY RICK BROUSSARD He’s famous as the Academy Award-winning writer of the screen adaptation of his own world-famous stage play, “On Golden Pond,” but Ernest Thompson of New Hampton courts his muse wherever he finds her. While he’s been creating feature-length movies and plays, he’s also been scripting hundreds of stories that are best viewed on the tender screen of the

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Rising Stars Meet Oscar

YOUNG ACTORS DREAM THE DREAM On May, 19, 2016, Ernest visited theatre students at the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester. Sponsored by his company Whitebridge Farm Productions, Ernest conducted a Cross The Bridge workshop for young actors ages seven and up, and he took Oscar with him! “These kids are constantly reminded of their limitations and it really makes a difference for them to hear someone successful believe in them, and encourage them to do what they

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