PAST SCHEDULE LISTINGS 2003
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Jan. 11, 2003
STANDING ROOM ONLY, 960 Main St., Hartford, CT
(formerly G. Fox)
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING presented by Michel Entertainment. Cash Bar & coffee/desserts available for purchase. Tickets $25. per person or 50. patron tickets with V.I.P. seating. To purchase tix by mail simply send a check payable to Michel Entertainment and mail to 914 Main St., Suite 212, E. Hartford, CT 06108. For more details- click here.
Jan 12, 2003
The York Theater @ St. Peter's Church
54th Street at Lexington Avenue, NYC

APAP CONVENTION SHOWCASE Showcase. A showcase featuring 15 minute segments at 7:00 & 8:45 p.m. of "An Evening With Carol Channing Starring Richard Skipper" with accompaniment by Michael Lavine. There are other performers on the bill. Entire show runs from 5:00 - 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Open seating. For reservations call 212-981-9343.
Feb 7/03
BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1964 CD RELEASE
Bayview Records continues its "Broadway By the Year" CD series with "The Broadway Musicals of 1964," featuring Richard Skipper scheduled for release on Feb. 7, 2003. See article on Playbill.com.
Feb. 9/03
METRO STAGE, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria, VA
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING. with George Fulginiti Shakar on piano. Five minutes outside Washington DC, MetroStage's cabaret series is pleased to be featuring Richard Skipper as Carol Channing. General admission $25.Wine bar on premises. Call 703-548-9044 for more info. Tickets may be purchased at www.tickets.com or call 703-218-6500. Directions to the theatre---log on to www.metrostage.org
Feb 11/03
THE TRIAD, 158 West 72nd Street, NYC
CAROL'S CABARET CAVALCADE with Michael Lavine on piano.
Carol's 42nd birthday bash for Richard featuring Glen Charlow, Joan Crowe, Gerta Grunen, Sue Matsuki, Georga Osborne, & Vickie Phillips. General Admission: $20. 2 Drink Minimum. Reservations line is 212-591-1957.
March 22/03
ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with John Bowen on piano. General admission- 15. Members, students, seniors- 12.50. Credit card orders may be faxed to (845) 358-0971. For furthur info., call R.O.C.A. at (845) 358-0877
March 24/03
B. B. KING BLUES CLUB AND GRILL, 237 W. 42nd St., NYC
THE BROADWAY BEARS VI Richard will be presenting the Carol Channing Bear as Carol Channing. For more info. call Scott T. Stevens at BC/EFA 212-840-0770 ext. 245, Email= stevens@bcefa.org or visit their website at www.broadwaycares.org.
March 29/03
HUDSON RIVER THEATRE, 521 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Tickets are $15.00 For information, and reservations please call 518-822-8189. Discotheque after the show until 4:00 A.M.
March 30/03
HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE, Perryville, NJ
Hosting Voices For Charity presents "An Evening of New York Cabaret" with Parker Scott, Sue Matsuki, Georga Osborne and Donna Herb. Click here for more DETAILS
April 6/03
THE TRIAD, 158 West 72nd Street, NYC
TIMELESS DIVAS A Series featuring the Wonderful Women Over 40 in Cabaret, Theatre and Songwriting. "Carol" makes a special appearance. $20. cover or $25. (VIP Reserved Seating) $12. Food/Beverage Minimum. Reservations: (212) 615-6966. See Diva list.
April 14/03
PETER NORTON SYMPHONY SPACE, 2537 Broadway, NYC
2003 MAC AWARDS While the list of those performing is subject to change, those disclosed at press time include: Ann Hampton Callaway, Tommy Femia, Karen Mason, Anne Runolfsson, Richard as (Carol Channing), Billy Stritch and Julie Wilson. Open to the public. For more info, call 212-864-1414 or visit www.macnyc.com.
May 3/03
RICHARD AS "CAROL" WILL BE INTERVIEWED ON THE JOE FRANKLIN SHOW ON WOR RADIO.
May 5/03
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Quinn Lemley (star of "The Heat is On - A Tribute to Rita Hayworth"). Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
May 9/03
8AM
RICHARD SKIPPER APPEARS AS CAROL CHANNING ON THE WB CHANNEL 11 MORNING NEWS!!!!
Actor-singer-comedian Richard Skipper will read the weather as "Carol Channing" on the WB Channel 11 Morning News. Airing is between 8:00 A.M. and 8:30 A.M. "Carol" will then schmooze with the news anchors!
May 12/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNINGRichard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Mary Stout (star of "Beauty & the Beast" and "Jane Eyre"). Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
May 18/03
2:30pm
BROADWAY IN THE BRONX, Bronx, NY
"BROADWAY IN THE BRONX" Hosted by Diana Templeton and featuring Linda Fields, Sidney Myer, and Richard Skipper as Carol Channing. A portion of the proceeds from this show go to benefit BROADWAYTOVEGAS.COM. Call Diana Templeton 718-325-8307 for more info.
May 19/03
5:30pm
THE FIREBIRD, NYC
SPIRITUS with Special Guest Star Carol Channing (PRIVATE EVENT for JD EDWARDS)
May 19/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Lennie Watts (multi MAC Award winner). Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
May 24/03
MAPLEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB
Private Event.
May 26/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- MAC Award winnersScott Coulter & Audrey Lavine. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
May 30/03
8pm
SOHO PLAYHOUSE, 15 Vandam Street
CAROL'S ARTSVAN BENEFIT Doors open for cash bar and silent auction at 7:00pm. $25; preferred seating $30. Runs two hours with intermission. Box office: Smarttix, (212) 868 4444 (www.smarttix.com) CLICK HERE FOR CAST & MORE INFO
June 2/03
TIVOLI GARDENS, Las Vegas
IGCITA (which stands for International Guild of Celebrity Impersonators and Tribute Artists) will present Famous Reflections. This show will be representing some of the best talents in the impersonator and lookalike industry at this 3rd annual lookalike and impersonator convention. Famous Reflections will be presented at Carlucci's Tivolis Garden Restaurant in Las Vegas, once owned by the late and great Liberace. The show will be hosted by Richard Skipper. Acts that are performing are: Will Collins as Liberace, UK's Shad Ellis as Will Smith, Gail Williams as Dolly Parton, Ronnie Allen as Kenny Rogers, Sandra Wood as Cher, Frank Grata as Rodney Dangerfield, Melody Knighton as Lucille Ball, Rosanna Holmes as Patsy Cline, Kenneth Blake as Dolly Parton and Madonna, and George Thomas as the young Elvis Presley. Tickets are $60 per person and include a buffet dinner. Tickets may be arranged through emailing Fil Jesse via iconsprods@aol.com
June 3/03
12pm
IGCITA WORLD CONVENTION OF FAMOUS REFLECTIONS
Treasure Island at the Mirage, Las Vegas

Booking Female Impersonators With Confidence & Style (See Article) Richard Skipper delivers a talk aimed at dispelling the agent's and industry's common fear of using men to portray female stars. He also talks about how to showcase the character with style & confidence, how to cope with ridicule, homophobia, and other aspects of working as an actor in this genre. A 45-minute seminar with time for questions and answers. Admission is free to all IGCITA convention registrants and guests.
June 5/03
10:30pm
DAVENPORTS, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Musical Director - John Bowen. Tickets are $20. For reservations and information please call - 773-278-1830.
June 6, 7 & 8/03
8pm
PRIDEFEST MILWAUKEE, Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING This is a three day event. Daily tickets are $8 at the gate or a 3 day pass for $22.
June 16/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Sue Matsuki. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
June 22/03
9pm
THE ICE PALACE, Fire Island, NY
LIVE AT CHERRY GROVE starring John DeMarco. Featuring Lennie Watts, Judy Barnett, & Richard as Carol Channing.With John Bowen on piano. $10.00 E-mail John DeMarco for more Info.
June 23/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Diana Templeton. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
June 25/03
2-4pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
"Working or "How to make a living on the road in Cabaret" A two hour symposium given by Richard Skipper and his manager Stefi Sanev on how to maximize your earning potential on the road as a Cabaret performer. Topics include:
Maximizing your visibility through the Internet -- Setting up a Home Office, Self Promotions & Marketing -- Getting the Gig -- Finalizing the Deal, Maximizing Ticket Sales -- Presenting the Show -- Networking & Follow-up. Cost is $50 for two -hour session. Seating is limited so reservations are a must. Call 212-591-1957 for reservations and information.
June 30/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Kendall Standish. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
July 7/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Cydney Halpin & Mari Eileen O'Brien. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
July 12/03
9pm
COMMUNITY HOUSE
STAND-UP CHERRY GROVE ... a show for The Arts Project of Cherry Grove at the Community House featuring Richard performing his tribute to Carol Channing. A night of Stand-up comedy featuring people from Cherry Grove. Call Sal Piro at 631-597-6600. For more information.
July 14/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Michael Holland & Karen Mack. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
July 21/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Annie Hughes. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
July 26/03
8:30pm
LUBBER RUN AMPHITHEATER, Arlington, VA
An Evening With Carol Channing. George Fulginiti-Shakar is on piano. The show is sponsored by The Arlington County Cultural Affairs Division, and is totally free!!! For Directions and info details are at www.arlingtonarts.org.
July 28/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- Brandon Cutrell with Sean Michael Flowers. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 212-591-1957.
Aug 5/03
8pm
YM-YWHA OF NORTH JERSEY, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne, NJ
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with John Bowen on piano with special guest- Naomi Miller. NO ADMISSION CHARGE. Please contact Naomi Miller for more info (973) 595-0100
Aug 15/03
10pm
THE AM CLUB, Rehoboth Beach, DE
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with John Bowen on piano. Doors open at 9pm. Contact www.dennioproductions.com for more info.
Aug 17/03
8pm
THE GATHERING, Poconos, PA
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Private Event.
Aug 23/03
3:15pm
Jersey City Pride, Jersey City
MC'ing Jersey City Pride Click HERE for details.
Aug 30/03
8pm
THE INN AT NEWFOUND LAKE, Rt 3A, Bridgewater, NH
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Dinner and a show - Ticket Price:$50.00. For reservations please call 603-744-9111. Bed and breakfast type accomodations also available. Musical Director: Jim Besch. Richard Skipper, the nation's premiere Carol Channing impersonator returns to Newfound Lake in his award winning tribute to Ms. Channing. Whether you're 19 or 92, you'll fall in love with Carol Channing all over again so don't miss this unforgettable evening of magic in Richard's only New England performance this summer.
Sept. 7/03
8:45pm
DANNY'S GRAND SEA PALACE, 346 W. 46th St., NYC
A Sparkling Evening with Phyllis Pastore, Anthony Santelmo, Jr., and Diana Templeton. Richard as "Carol" makes a special guest appearance. Cover $20. (1/2 MAC members) $10. Food/Drink Min. Reservations: 212-265-8130.
Sept. 20/03
8pm
Provincetown, MA
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING- Private Event. Musical Director- John Bowen.
Sept 29/03
7:30pm
CENTENIAL GOLF CLUB, Simpson Road, Carmel, NY 10512
SLS Health Putnam County Bar Association Golf Event with Musical Director, John Bowen ...PRIVATE EVENT.
Oct 7/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- SCOTT SAMUELSON. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 845-365-0720.
Oct 14/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard performs his tribute to Carol Channing's amazing life and career with musical director John Bowen. Special guest- NAOMI MILLER. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 845-365-0720.
Oct 16/03
8pm
CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 64th & Park
CABARET COMES TO PARK AVE. Desert and wine at 7:30pm with Linda Fields, Diana Templeton, and a surprise guest. For more info. contact Linda Fields at fieldsong@aol.com
Oct 17/03
7pm
CVI BUILDING, Liberty, NY
Hosting as CAROL CHANNING as people arrive by meeting and greeting. The theme is "Hooray for Hollywood." It is for Sullivan County Community College and the proceeds go directly for scholarships for needy and deserving students.
Oct. 25/03
8pm
THE GLOVE THEATRE, 42 N. Main Street, Gloversville, NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Richard returns to the Glove for their 25th Anniversary Fund raiser in his tour de force tribute to the great legend of Broadway with Musical Director Tracy Stark. A silent auction will also be held - items to be announced. Tickets are $15.00 For information and reservations please call The Glove box office at 518-773-8255.
Oct 28/03
8:30
THE CRYSTAL PLAZA, 307 W. Northfield Rd., Livingston, NJ
THE JOHN F. MULVILHILL JR. MEMORIAL AWARDS DINNER for EIES (Electronic Information and Education Service of NJ). "Resounding Broadway" with Diana Templeton, Sidney Meyer and Richard as Carol and David Maiocco on piano. Tickets are $125.00 for Patrons and 175.00 for Benefactors. Please respond by Oct. 17. Make checks to EIES of New Jersey. For res. call 973-762-0552 or Barbara Lowell at 973-762-5915.
Nov 1/03
11:30pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING AND LIZA MINNELLI starring Richard Skipper and CHRISTINE PEDI with musical director John Bowen. Opening act: MARK-ALAN. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 845-365-0720.
Nov 2/03
2:30pm
ST. MARGARET OF CORTONA CHURCH, 6000 Riverdale Ave at 260th St., Bronx
BROADWAY IN THE BRONX with Diana Templeton, Sidney Meyer and Richard as Carol and David Maiocco on piano. $15. in advance, $20. at the door. For more info and reservations, call Ellen Becker at 718-549-2854.
Nov 4/03
9pm
THE DUPLEX, 61 Christopher St., NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING AND JANA ROBBINS with musical director Doyle Newmyer. A benefit for The National Parkinsons Organization. Tickets are $20.00 plus a two-drink minimum. Credit cards are not accepted. For reservations please call 845-365-0720.
Nov 27/03
1:30pm
& 6:00pm
ANGEL CABARET THEATRE, 5201 U.S. Hwy 19, New Port Richey, Fl. 34652
THANKSGIVING with CAROL CHANNING Musical Director - John Bowen. Gourmet dinner and show - 2 performances only. Advanced Reservations a MUST! $34.50 plus tax. Call 727-847-0019. The matinee doors open at 11:30 am for dinner and the show is at 1:30pm. In the eve doors open at 6pm for dinner and the show is at 8pm.
Dec 7/03
7-10pm
TV APPEARANCE,
Cablevision channels 78, 66 and 12. Tune in and call 845-365-1316 to make your pledge. Also featuring Spin City's Alan Ruck and other performers. Richard will be appearing as Carol. To benefit children and adults with mental retardation and developmental dissabilities at Camp Venture. Cablevision Cable Company of Rockland County... Cablevision Cablethon for CAMP VENTURE.
Dec 13/03
9:30pm
MITTY'S STEAK & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT,
149 South Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY

AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with musical director Tracy Stark.. $49.00 dinner & show package. Includes Bottle of House Select wine. 8pm seating for dinner. For reservations please call 914-906-5265 or 914.682-7310. Reservations highly suggested!
Dec 14/03
7pm
THE WEST BANK CAFE, NYC
TEDDY CARES Richard will be appearing as Carol Channing accompanied by John Bowen along with some of NY's top impersonators. Line Up Includes Allison Briner, Joseph "Go" Mahan, Flotilla De Barge, Dar & Christy Vann De Camp, Tommy Femia, Karen Mason, Sidney Myer, Richard Skipper as Carol Channing, Rick Skye, Chuck Sweeney, Christine Zbornik. Details to follow. Cover is $15.00 and a teddy bear. Reservations call 212-695-6909.
Dec 19/03
10pm
RAINBOW MOUNTAIN, 210 Mt. Nebo Rd., E. Stroudsburg PA
A CHRISTMAS "CAROL" Starring Richard Skipper as Carol Channing with John Bowen on piano. Tickets $5.00 call 570-223-8494 for reservations.

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