On Golden Pond

By Ernest Thompson

By Special Arrangement by Dramatists Play Service

Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel have had a summer cottage on Golden Pond since early in their marriage. This summer their daughter Chelsea -- whom they haven't seen for years -- feels she must be there for Norman's birthday. She & her fiancé are on their way to Europe the next day but will be back in a couple of weeks to pick up the fiancé's son.  The boy quickly becomes the “grandchild” the couple has longed for, and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing & thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awareness – and slang – in return. The visit with Billy prompts Norman to "get it in gear" and holds out the possibility of reconciliation within the family.

Performance Dates

In Town Showings:

April 23-25            7:30pm

April 26                2:00pm

May 14-16             7:30pm 

Tulip Time Shows:

May 2                   7:00pm

May 3                   2:00pm

May 5-9                7:00pm 

Box Office Hours

Available online starting September 26

Box office opens April 16

Tu-F  6pm - 8:30pm

1 hour prior to showtimes on weekends.




HCT Ticket prices

Students     $10

Seniors       $16

Adults         $18

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