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CASTLE HILL PLAYERS PRESENT ‘ON GOLDEN POND’ @ THE PAVILION THEATRE

ON GOLDEN POND  is the classic award winning 1979 play by Ernest Thompson which was later adapted into the memorable 1981 motion picture starring Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn. This play is part of a very special season for Castle Hill Players as they celebrate their 50th anniversary season.

While On Golden Pond has much witty sarcasm and humorous one-liners, it also looks at the themes of love, connections, and letting go of the past to allow the flowering of broken relationships.

The story centres on an older couple Norman and Ethyl Thayer and explores the effects of the turbulent relationship their daughter Chelsea shared with her father growing up and the difficulties faced by a couple in the latter years of a long marriage. Continue reading CASTLE HILL PLAYERS PRESENT ‘ON GOLDEN POND’ @ THE PAVILION THEATRE

Pavilion Players Presents Steel Magnolias @ Pavilion Theatre Castle Hill

STEEL MAGNOLIAS  is a comedy drama about the bonds of friendship among six women in northwest Louisiana in the 1980s.

The piece was written by Robert Harding and first performed in New York in 1987. Harding wrote the play based on some of the experiences surrounding his sister’s death.

The play’s title suggests the ‘female characters are as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel’. The magnolia specifically references a magnolia tree that they argue about at the play’s beginning. Continue reading Pavilion Players Presents Steel Magnolias @ Pavilion Theatre Castle Hill