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Sidekick Players bring On Golden Pond to stage

Dave Clothier and Bernice Fehr star in the Sidekick Players production of On Golden Pond, running June 5-21 at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre. - Submitted
Dave Clothier and Bernice Fehr star in the Sidekick Players production of On Golden Pond, running June 5-21 at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre.
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The Sidekick Players present Ernest Thompson's, On Golden Pond, the theatre company's last production of the season.

The plot focuses on aging couple Ethel (played Bernice Fehr) and Norman Thayer (Dave Clothier), who spend each summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond. During the year the story takes place, they are visited by daughter Chelsea (Rebecca Harrison) with her fiancé Bill (Jeff Pannell) and his son Billy (Gabriel Wallace).

The play explores the often turbulent relationship the young woman shared with her father growing up, and the difficulties faced by a couple in the twilight years of a long marriage.

The Delta production is directed by Jacqollyne Keath (making her Sidekick directorial debut) and stars some familiar faces, as well as some newcomers.

The heartwarming drama opens June 5 and runs to June 21 (Thursday to Saturday evenings) at 8 p.m., with one matinee Sunday, June 15 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults and seniors (60+) and $15 for students (12-18).All performances are at The Tsawwassen Arts Centre, 1172 56 St. The box office opens at 7 p.m. Seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling 604-288-2415.

 

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