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
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.
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
Tony Award-winning producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler have announced that On Golden Pond will be part of the 76th anniversary season for historic Bucks County Playhouse, starring real-life married couple Golden Globe winner Keir Dullea (“2001: A Space Odyssey”) and Mia Dillon (“Law & Order”). Built in 1790 on the site of a former grist mill on the banks of the Delaware River in New Hope, PA, 90 minutes from New York City,
Located in the beautiful and historic Indiana Theatre, the Indiana Repertory Theatre in Indianapolis has been delighting audiences for over 40 years. This year’s production of ON GOLDEN POND features the music of Hoosier songstress Carrie Newcomer and runs from April 14 – May 10, 2015. The theatre is also organizing a “Clean Out Your Pond” for the entire run of the play. Patrons can drop off gently used outdoor gear to the ticket office. Items will be
Known around the world for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the ever-popular TV series M*A*S*H, Mike Farrell returns to the stage as Norman Thayer, Jr., this time at the Alhambra Theatre in Jacksonville, Florida. Performances of ON GOLDEN POND run April 1 – May 3, 2015. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
PRESENTED BY NEMASKET RIVER PRODUCTIONS Premiering on New Hampshire’s Primary Night 2012, directed by and starring Ernest, POLITICAL SUICIDE went on to productions on both coasts, in partnership with Rock The Vote. It’s another election year and Nemasket River Productions is presenting the four provocative and darkly funny plays that comprise POLITICAL SUICIDE: POTATO HEAD FOR PRESIDENT, which imagines taking the best of each candidate and creating one inspiring one; OCCUPY NEW LEXINGTON, featuring a
AX OF LOVE ~by Ernest Thompson Monday, September 8 at 7:00 pm Abingdon Theatre Company 312 W. 36th Street, 6th Floor, NYC From the Academy Award-winning writer of ON GOLDEN POND, this 30-year journey through the brutality of love begins when four students meet in college in 1970. Candy, a young dreamer, whose embittered, alcoholic mother Claire also is along for the bumpy ride, falls hard for Book, an angry young writer whose demons compete
OSCAR WINNER SPEAKS AT HARBOR DAYS Mattapoisett — Ernest Thompson, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of the 1981 classic “On Golden Pond,” spoke and answered questions before the movie was screened for the Harbor Days festival crowd on Saturday night. The Mattapoisett Lions Club hosted the showing. Thompson brought his Oscar and allowed guests to pass it around and take pictures with it. “If you’ve ever wanted to make an Oscar acceptance speech, here’s your chance