On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

Play


Overview


Synopsis

The play is a classic American comedy/drama that's every bit as touching, warm, and witty today as when it debuted on Broadway in 1979. Retired couple Ethel and Norman Thayer spend every summer at their home on Golden Pond. This year, their adult daughter visits, bringing along her 13-year-old son. The turbulent relationship between father and daughter, the generation gap between young and old, and the difficulties facing a couple in the twilight years of a long marriage, all combine to give this play a unique insight into the modern family.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes mature adult, elderly, adult, child, early teen, late teen characters