Directed by Trish Brown
On Golden Pond had its Broadway appearance in 1979. Directed by Ernest Thompson and reopened again the following season. It received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and received 5 Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding New Play; Outstanding Actor in a Play; Outstanding Actress in a play.
In 2005 it also received a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play and Best Actor in a Play.
When it was adapted for the screen in 1981, it starred Henry Fonda, Katherine Hepburn and Jane Fonda, and was highly acclaimed. It is a love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, a long married couple in their near 80s and their relationship with their daughter, Chelsea.