Richard Chamberlain
Richard Chamberlain
Richard Chamberlain and Hayley Mills will star in the national tour of On Golden Pond, which will launch on September 5 at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas. The remainder of the 30-week touring schedule, as well as the show's supporting cast, will be announced at a later date.

The production will feature the same creative team as last season's Broadway revival, which starred James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams: director Leonard Foglia, set designer Ray Klausen, costume designer Jane Greenwood, Tony Award nominee Brian Nason, and sound design and original music by Dan Moses Schreier.

Chamberlain, who will play Norman Thayer, has starred on Broadway in The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, Blithe Spirit and The Night of the Iguana. He is best known for his television work, including the title role in Dr. Kildare and the miniseries The Thorn Birds and Shogun.

Mils, who will play his wife Ethel, has appeared in major productions of The King and I, Peter Pan, A Suite in Two Keys, and The Vagina Monologues. She received a British Academy Award for her film debut in Tiger Bay and a special American Academy Award for her performance in Polyanna. Her other films include The Parent Trap, Whistle Down the Wind, The Trouble With Angels, and That Darn Cat!.