Thursday, February 8, 2018

Harold and Maedell to perform together at Phoenix Theatre

I'm very excited to announce that Maedell and I will be appearing in Reunion by Steven Karp at the Phoenix Theatre Festival of New American Theatre. It's a reading, with only two performances. It's a two person play, so it's just us!!!Here is a link to information about the entire festival, as well as performance dates and times:

Saturday, September 16, 2017

New publication! The Doctor In Spite of Himself

Harold has published another English translation of a Moliere play. This one is The Doctor In Spite of Himself.

Take a look at the newly revised website for both of Harold's books - Tartuffe and The Doctor In Spite of Himself. There you can purchase copies of the scripts and find out how to apply for royalties for stage productions.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Harold to appear in King Charles III at Arizona Theatre Company

King Charles III at Arizona Theatre Company!! Here I am as James Reiss, the press secretary, with the brilliant Peter Van Norden as King Charles. We have a hugely talented company, led by the inspirational director Matt August!
Dates, tickets, artist bios, and lots more at:

Photo by Tim Fuller

Sunday, August 28, 2016

45th Anniversary!

Maedell & I got married in Long Beach, CA 45 years ago - August 28, 1971!!!! Still going strong, 2 grown kids and 2 grandkids later.

If you feel like it, you could make a donation in our honor to the scholarship we established for the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre BFA program. Here is a direct link. Any amount is welcome - if you can't, no worries!!!!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016


This Fall, Harold will appear in King Charles III with Arizona Theatre Company. The show will be performed in Tucson in September and in Phoenix in October.

Arizona Theatre Company

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Harold as Prospero in the Tempest. Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, Michael Arndt director, music composed by Christopher Hoag.
Listen to the audio of "We are such stuff as dreams are made on" by following the link below

Monday, January 4, 2016


Harold is directing Shakespeare's Othello for Southwest Shakespeare Company, opening January 15 at the Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ.

For more information and tickets:

Photos by Mark Gluckman. Amanda Renee Baker as Desdemona, Hope Brown as Othello, and Jesse James Kamps as Iago

Friday, July 24, 2015


Harold is currently appearing as Lord Stanley in the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival production of King Lear in Thousand Oaks, California. Performances continue in the beautiful outdoor venue at Kingsmen Park through August 2.
The first picture is Harold as Lord Stanley. The other picture is of the historical Lord Stanley.

Details may be found at:

Monday, July 6, 2015

Harold performs at Kingsmen Shakespeare Company, Thousand Oaks, CA

Harold is once again performing with Kingsmen Shakespeare Company in Thousand Oaks, CA. He plays the leading role of the Duke in Measure For Measure, paying through July 12. And then he will play the supporting role of Lord Stanley in Richard III, which closes August 2.

Details are at: Kingsmen Shakespeare

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Harold directs Uncle Vanya at Southwest Shakespeare Company!

Harold is directing Chekhov's Uncle Vanya for Southwest Shakespeare Company. It opens February 27, 2015 at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, AZ. We are using the new translation by Annie Baker.

 Jesse Kamps as Vanya, Randy Messersmith as Astrov, Allison Sell as Sonya, Jordan Letson as Yelena

Jesse Kamps as Vanya, and Allison Sell as Sonya
Photos by Mark Gluckman

For information and tickets, visit: