Are you ready for a heartwarming theatrical experience that will leave you inspired and delighted? Look no further than the upcoming production of “On Golden Pond” at Community Theatre of Clay County! This beloved play, written by Ernest Thompson, has captured the hearts of audiences since its premiere in 1979. With Lisa Watler Marse at the helm as director, you can expect a fantastic production that will transport you to the tranquil shores of Maine.
If you’re an aspiring actor, now’s your chance to shine! Auditions for “On Golden Pond” will be held on June 1, 2023, at 6:30pm, at the theatre. The cast of characters includes Norman Thayer, his wife Ethel, their daughter Chelsea, and her fiancé Bill Ray. Lisa Watler Marse is looking for talented performers who can bring these complex characters to life with authenticity and passion.
Norman Thayer is a retired professor and curmudgeon who’s grappling with the inevitability of aging. He’s an intelligent man who’s not afraid to speak his mind, but often uses humor as a defense mechanism. Ethel Thayer is Norman’s vivacious and caring wife who’s always looking for ways to connect with her family and the natural world. Chelsea is the Thayer’s daughter, a successful businesswoman who’s often at odds with her father. Bill Ray is Chelsea’s fiancé, an eager-to-please dentist who wants nothing more than to be accepted by the Thayers.
As with any theatrical production, there’s a need for backstage and technical assistance. Whether you have experience working with props, makeup, or lighting, there’s a place for you at Community Theatre of Clay County. You’ll be an integral part of bringing the show to life and creating the illusion of a rustic cabin that sits by a serene lake.
Don’t wait to secure your tickets for this unforgettable production. Performances will take place on July 28, 29 & 30 at the Community Theatre of Clay County. With Marse directing a talented cast and crew, you can expect a sensational theatrical experience that’s sure to please. Whether you’re a seasoned theatre-goer or a newcomer, there’s something for everyone in “On Golden Pond.” We hope to see you there!