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  1. Harold(Noun)

    An improvised skit of a particular format.

  2. Origin: here + weald

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  1. Harold

    Harold is a structure used in longform theatrical improvisation. Developed by Del Close and brought to fruition through Close's collaboration with Charna Halpern, the Harold has become the signature form of Chicago's iO and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York and Los Angeles. It is now performed by improvisational theatre troupes and teams across the world. The Committee, a San Francisco improv group, performed the first Harold in Concord, California in 1967. They were invited to a high school and decided to do their improvisations on the war in Vietnam. On the way home in a Volkswagen Bus they were discussing the performance when one of them asked what they should call it. Allaudin Mathieu called out "Harold." It was a joking reference to a line from A Hard Days Night where a reporter asked George Harrison what he called his haircut; he answered "Arthur." Close later remarked that he wished he had chosen a better name. When The Committee disbanded in 1972, improv company “Improvisation, Inc.” was the only company in America continuing to perform Del’s “Original” Harold: A 45-minute free-form piece that would seamlessly move from one “Harold technique” to another. In 1976, two former I-Inc performers, Michael Bossier and John Elk, formed "Spaghetti Jam", performing in San Francisco's famous Old Spaghetti Factory through 1983. Spaghetti Jam performed Harolds while also turning Spolin games and Harold techniques into stand-alone performance pieces... i.e. Short-Form Improv.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harold in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Harold in a Sentence

  1. Don Johnson:

    I've known a lot of guys like Harold Hamm that are riverboat gamblers.

  2. Cat Ellington:

    Goodreads is like the Harold Washington Library Center of the Internet. It's exceptional.

  3. Brooks Koepka:

    Tell Harold Varner III what, the hour spent from number 11 to 14 was interesting, i just got stuck in a bogey train. I just made mistakes at the wrong time.

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    I won't have you electioneering on my doorstep. Every time you get in trouble in Parliament you run over here with your shirttail hanging out. (To Prime Minister Harold Wilson)

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