The way he was breathing, I told him he was getting a cold. But Darth Vader never listens to me. The Broadway revival of On Golden Pond will close Sunday because its star, James Earl Jones, who is recuperating from pneumonia, can't return to the production next week. Normally I wouldn't joke about any illness, but Jones is expected to make a full recovery by August. On Golden Pond was slated to run through Labor Day, but closes closes Sunday, having played a total of 19 previews and 93 regular performances.