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Free NYC Reading – November 30

Cherry Lane Theatre’s TONGUES: a reading series presents “White People Christmas” – Monday, November 30 | 2:00 pm – From the Academy Award-winning writer of ON GOLDEN POND, Ernest Thompson, WHITE PEOPLE CHRISTMAS is an hilarious satire on all things racist, homophobic and elitist. 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

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Writing Workshop ~ Fall 2015

WRITE ON GOLDEN POND October 9-11, 2015 Academy Award-winning writer Ernest Thompson offers his exclusive Write On Golden Pond workshop at his home in the idyllic Lakes Region of New Hampshire, close to where his classic movie ON GOLDEN POND was filmed. Open to eight writers only — of any age, experience or background — this weekend is all about process. Do you get stuck on page 6 or find yourself rewriting your first scene over

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Das Haus am See ~ Fall 2015

GERMAN TOUR This highly successful nationwide tour of DAS HAUS AM SEE (ON GOLDEN POND) will resume on September 29 – October 20, 2015 and will run again from March 25 – April 30, 2017. Directed by Dominik Paetzholdt and starring Volker Brandt and Viktoria Brams, with Susanne Meikl, Momme Mommsen and Lukas Ruben Eickholl. Translated by Ella Dietrich. For more information, click here.

En el Estanque Dorado thru 2015

ERNEST THOMPSON: ‘EL TEATRO ES LO MÁS PURO QUE VA A QUEDAR DE ESTA ERA TAN TECNOLÓGICA’ ~ by Esther Alvarado El escritor, actor y director visita España para asistir a la representación de su obra cumbre, protagonizada por Lola Herrera y Héctor Alterio en el Teatro Bellas Artes Va una medio temblando porque se va a encontrar con el hombre que escribió la oscarizada En el estanque dorado (Mejor Actor, Mejor Actriz y Mejor

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FREE Music Video Screening: Sept 20

‘YOU ARE LOVED’ SCREENING MIFF By-the-Sea, Bar Harbor, Maine Sunday, September 20 | 1:00 PM If you haven’t seen the video Ernest directed for his new song “You Are Loved,” written with and performed by Maine’s own Justin Jaymes, you’ll have another chance on Sunday, September 20 at 1:00 pm. The screening will be followed by a 60-minute discussion with Ernest on “Putting Your Story to Music.” Working with collaborators from Carly Simon to Natalie MacMaster, Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson has

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Midsummer Film Festival: July 17-18

TWO GREAT MOVIES: One Unforgettable Weekend! Reserve your tickets pronto. As a benefit for The Little Church Theater, in Holderness, New Hampshire, Whitebridge Farm Productions presents our two recent movies TIME AND CHARGES and HEAVENLY ANGLE, both written and directed by Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson. If you haven’t seen TIME AND CHARGES and HEAVENLY ANGLE, shot (almost) in their entirety in the Lakes Region, as was, you may recall, Ernest Thompson’s ON GOLDEN POND,

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“You Are Loved” Music Video Review

FUSE FILM REVIEW: AT THE MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST ~ by Paul Dervis Sunday was Richard Gere day at this year’s Maine International Film Festival (through July 19): the prolific actor starred in two decidedly atypical Gere movies. Wedged in between these showcases was a new, locally filmed music video written and directed by MIFF favorite Ernest Thompson, the writer of On Golden Pond as well as West Side Waltz. Thompson has been running an

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Tonight! Interview on 207: July 9

ERNEST THOMPSON – “YOU ARE LOVED” Interview with Rob Caldwell ~ When Ernest Thompson was writing a play about a family at a summer cottage, he was inspired by Maine’s Belgrade Lakes. That play, “On Golden Pond,” was later turned into an Academy Award-winning movie starring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda. Thompson now lives in New Hampshire, but he comes to Maine regularly and he’ll be at the Maine International Film Festival in Waterville at

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FREE Music Video Premiere: July 12

‘YOU ARE LOVED’ PREMIERE Maine International Film Festival ~ Sunday, July 12 at Noon We’re going back to MIFF! You’re invited to be part of the lucky audience seeing — for the first time anywhere — the video Ernest has directed for his new song “You Are Loved,” written with and performed by the legendary Justin Jaymes. The screening is on Sunday, July 12 at noon, followed by a 90-minute discussion with Ernest on “Putting Your Story to Music.” “You Are Loved” is an

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Harley Chick CD Launch Party: June 17

NEW RELEASE DURING BIKE WEEK 2015 – Local rock and blues legend Justin Jaymes teams with On Golden Pond Oscar winner Ernest Thompson to create the ultimate love song to Harley-Davidson, summertime and freedom. Bikers and all rock-n-roll lovers are invited to the official launch party of Harley Chick on Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30 pm at Tower Hill Tavern, on the main strip in Weirs Beach, where Thompson and Jaymes will be autographing CDs and Jaymes

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