Monday, December 30, 2013

Acting Award Nominations for Harold in 2013!

In 2013, Harold was nominated for Best Actor for his Prospero in the Tempest with Southwest Shakespeare Company in both the AriZoni Awards and the Broadway World Awards! In addition, he was also nominated in both Award competitions as Best Supporting Actor for the multiple roles of the Ghost of Hamlet's father/the Player King/the Gravedigger in Hamlet, also with Southwest Shakes!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Maedell to star in The Glass Menagerie!

Maedell has been hired as a guest artist by the School of Theatre, Film, and Television at the University of Arizona, Tucson to play the role of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie. Details to be posted soon!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013


Hamlet opens Friday, July 19 and plays for three weekends, closing Sunday, August 3, outdoors in beautiful Kingsmen Park on the campus of California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA. Harold plays the Player King.

For information visit:

Friday, June 21, 2013

Opening next week, June 28 - Harold as Prospero in The Tempest

Prospero and Miranda in The Tempest, Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, Thousand Oaks, CA

Details, dates, and tickets:

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Harold to appear with Kingsmen Shakespeare in California this summer!

Harold will be in the acting company of the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival this summer. This festival is located on the campus of California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA.  The shows are performed outdoors, under the stars!

Harold will play Prospero in The Tempest (a role he played in January for Southwest Shakespeare at the Mesa, AZ Arts Center).  He will also appear in Hamlet, as the Player King. Michael Arndt will direct The Tempest, and Brett Elliott will direct Hamlet.

The Tempest opens June 28 and closes July 14.  Hamlet opens July 19 and closes August 4.

For more information and tickets, visit the Kingsmen web page:

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Video of Harold featuring King Lear Scenes

Here is a video on You Tube made to commemorate Harold's honor as Distinguished Professor in the School of Theatre at the University of Arizona.  Harold is now Emeritus (retired), but the video has some nice scenes of him as King Lear.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Harold and Maedell starring in FIRST KISSES

Harold and Maedell will star in the two character play FIRST KISSES at the Invisible Theatre in Tucson, AZ. It tells the story of Mary and John, who meet when they are 11 and tells their story until they are 72. A real tour-de-force for the Dixons!! Dates and times are on the poster below.

Invisible Theatre website:


Saturday, January 5, 2013


The Tempest and Hamlet both open this week and will play in rotating rep through January 26 at the Piper Theatre in the Mesa Arts Center!!! If you're in Arizona, come see them! Harold plays Prospero in The Tempest and the Ghost of Hamlet's Father/Player King/Gravedigger in Hamlet.

And here is a special discount code: rep

Use this code for half price tickets online or by phone at the Mesa Arts Center. Go to this site and follow the links to buy tickets: