WRITE ON GOLDEN POND July 14-16, 2017 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
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.
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
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
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.
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
‘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
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
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
BRONTË BROOK Lyrics by Ernest Thompson Composed and performed by Ray Porcell From The Journey Goes On CD, this video, directed and shot by Oscar winner Ernest Thompson, is a love story and who doesn’t like a love story, even a sad one? The song introduces us to a couple who fell in love when they were young. The woman saved the man’s life with her sacred touch, the lyric goes, and he holds her close, long