Playbill for ON GOLDEN POND


Season: 62 (2007 - 2008)

Run Date(s): Mar. 28, 2008 - Apr. 6, 2008

Description: This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memoryóbut still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. Ethel, ten years younger, and the perfect foil for Norman, delights in all the small things that have enriched and continue to enrich their long life together. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancÈ, who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the "grandchild" the elderly couple have longed for, and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing and thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awarenessóand slangóin return. In the end, as the summer wanes, so does their brief idyll, and in the final, deeply moving moments of the play, Norman and Ethel are brought even closer together by the incidence of a mild heart attack. Time, they know, is now against them, but the years have been good and, perhaps, another summer on Golden Pond still awaits. Audition Dates: February 9-10 Click here for the special On Golden Pond Seating Chart.


Norman Thayer, Jr.

Phil Heckman

Ethel Thayer

Jeanne Kern

Charlie Martin

Scott R Glen

Chelsea Thayer Wayne

Linda Nettland

Bill Ray

Eric Ojeda



George Churley

Set Designer

Richard Schroeder

Lighting Designer

Gretchen Schmidt

Costume Designer

Phyllis Spahn

Technical Director

Scott Engel

Stage Manager

Amanda Bragg

Assistant Stage Manager

Heather Logston

Production Manager

Jason Weixelman

Makeup or Hair Crew

Gwen Bedient

Assistant Technical Director

Nick Turner

Costume Crew

Claire Bellin

Run Crew

Jessica Vodvarka

Sound Board Operator

Heather Logston

Run Crew

Gwen Bedient

Light Board Operator

Zachary Bragg

Costume Crew

Gwen Bedient

Assistant Director

Gwen Bedient

MakeUp Designer

Tania Greene


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