On Golden Pond
Published on Friday, 23rd March 2012
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Tuesday 10 to Saturday 14 April 2012, at 7.30pm Thursday & Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
By Ernest Thompson, directed by Michael Lunney
Starring Stefanie Powers, Richard Johnson and Elizabeth Carling
Middle Ground Theatre Company present the timeless and endearing love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. They are joined by their daughter and her fiancée, who leave their teenage son with Norman and Ethel while they travel to Europe.
A moving exploration of the relationship between the elderly couple, their daughter and their grandson follows. As the summer wanes, there is a realisation that time is against them. But the years have been good, and perhaps there is another summer on Golden Pond still to enjoy...
The classic film of On Golden Pond, which starred Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda, went on to win three Academy Awards including Best Actor and Best Actress for Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn.
The legendary Hollywood actress, Stefanie Powers, is known to millions from her role as Jennifer Hart in the hit TV series Hart to Hart. Richard Johnson is a veteran star of Hollywood films, and an RSC and National Theatre leading man. Elizabeth Carling is best known from her regular roles in Boon, Goodnight Sweetheart and Casualty.
On Golden Pond is playing at the Lichfield Garrick from Tuesday 10 to Saturday 14 April 2012, with a variety of evening and matinee performances
Tickets cost from £22 and can be booked from www.lichfieldgarrick.com or by calling the Box Office on 01543 412121.
Tuesday to Saturday evenings - £28.50, £26
Thursday and Saturday matinees - £22