Maedell is currently understudying Nancy Dussault in the role of Ann Landers in the one-woman show The Lady With All The Answers for Arizona Theatre Company. She will be conducting the pre-show discussions before all performances in Tucson and Phoenix.
Tucson performances: October 18 - November 8, 2008
Phoenix performances: November 13 - 30, 2008
Arizona Theatre Company: www.aztheatreco.org
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Harold is now appearing as Norman Granz in ELLA at the Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, NY, September 9 - October 12, 2008.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
NEW YORK: 92nd St Y Theatre. REGIONAL: Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.; Gloucester Stage Company, MA; Phoenix Theatre (AriZoni Award nominations, Best Director, Best Production); The Diary of Anne Frank, Candide, Tartuffe (and translation), Henry IV, Part II, Carousel, Metamorphoses, The Cider House Rules (AZ Star Mac awards, Best Director, Best Production), The Kentucky Cycle, Measure for Measure, Merchant of Venice, Kiss Me Kate, Nicholas Nickleby, and many others (Arizona Repertory Theatre); founding artistic director of Arizona Repertory Theatre.
EDUCATION: Ph.D., M.A., University of Minnesota; B.A. (magna cum laude in Drama), University of Redlands, CA
HONORS: University Distinguished Professor, James Anthony Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching (University of Arizona); Kennedy Center Medallion of Excellence for work with the American College Theatre Festival; Arizona Service Award, presented by Actors Equity Association for lifetime achievement. www.actorsequity.org/aboutequity/EquityAwards/arizona_award2004.asp
OFF BROADWAY: Intimate Letters, with the Prazak Quartet (92nd St Y). REGIONAL: The Lady With All The Answers (understudy), To Kill A Mockingbird, Blithe Spirit, Amadeus, Katsina, and Don't Look Back (Arizona Theatre Company); And They Dance Real Slow in Jackson, and Beyond Reasonable Doubt (Phoenix Theatre); Still Life (Chamber Music Plus Southwest); Sailing To Byzantium (Actors Repertory Theatre of Sedona); Southern Comforts (Canyon Moon Theatre, Sedona, AZ); Mourning Becomes Electra, Light Up the Sky, Belle of Amherst, and many others (Arizona Repertory Theatre); Southern Comforts, The Business of Murder, From Door To Door, Dead Certain, Barbra's Wedding, Collected Stories, Kindertransport, and many others (Invisible Theatre, Tucson); Old Tucson Studios (2 years as Jubilee Jones); Guthrie Theatre. TELEVISION AND FILM: Half Laughing (indie short); Speed Zone; Jesse; The Truth About Jane; Little Arliss.
Maedell is a graduate of the University of Southern California (B.A.) and the University of Minnesota (M.A.)
Monday, June 16, 2008
OFF BROADWAY: Intimate Letters (92nd St Y), Israel Horovitz's The Secret of Mme Bonnard's Bath (Theatre Row, staged reading). REGIONAL: Ella (Guthrie Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Riverside Theatre, FL, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Geva Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, Virginia Stage, Hartford Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Arena Stage, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, and Arizona Theatre Company); The Secret of Mme Bonnard's Bath (world premiere), My Old Lady, and The Price (Gloucester Stage Company); Much Ado About Nothing and A Streetcar Named Desire (Arizona Theatre Company); The Goat (Actors Theatre of Phoenix); Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare Sedona); A Christmas Carol (Phoenix Symphony Orchestra); King Lear (Arizona Repertory Theatre); Chamber Music Plus Southwest; Arizona Friends of Chamber Music; Phoenix Theatre; Actors Repertory Theatre of Sedona; Invisible Theatre; Guthrie Theatre. IiNTERNATIONAL: A Life in the Theatre (Spain). TELEVISION AND FILM: Half Laughing (indie short); The Back of Beyond (narrator); Rescue 911; The Highwayman; and Enola Gay. CD RECORDING: Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit (narrator).
Harold will be performing in Ella, the musical biography of Ella Fitzgerald, once again playing Ella's manager Norman Granz at the following theatres:
July 8-27, 2008; Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT; www.hartfordstage.org
September 9 - October 12, 2008; Geva Theatre, Rochester, NY; www.gevatheatre.org
February 17 - March 22, 2009; Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA; www.lagunaplayhouse.com
March 31 - April 19, 2009; Virginia Stage Company, Norfolk, VA; www.vastage.com