PAST SCHEDULE LISTINGS 2004
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Jan 9/04
10pm

Jan 10
7:30pm

Jan 11/04
5pm

DILLON'S, 245 W. 54th St., NYC
GRAND DAMES OF BROADWAY dp Entertainment is proud to present Broadway's Grand Dames. A show featuring the best celebrity impersonators. Performing with their own voices as legendary ladies from Broadway. The Grand Dames are: Holli Vest as Tina Turner, Brenda Arena as Liza Minnelli, Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand, Anne Kissel as Roseanne and Richard as Carol. (line-up subject to availability) Reservations call 845-365-0720. $20. cover, $10. food or drink minimum.
Feb 14/04
8pm
CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Park Avenue between 63rd and 64th Streets, NYC
CABARET COMES TO PARK AVENUE Produced by Linda Fields, this special Valentine's Day performance features The Daily Show & Las Vegas headlining comedian, Paul Mecurio...the love songs of Linda Fields...and a special appearance of RICHARD SKIPPER as CAROL CHANNING. Suggested donation: $25 per person or $40 per couple. Includes food, wine and other beverages.
Feb 15/04
6pm
B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL, 237 West 42nd Street, NYC
Bear ImageTHE BROADWAY BEARS VII AUCTION On Sunday evening, February 15, 2004 at 8:00PM, THE BROADWAY BEARS VII (2004 edition) will join the ranks of their 250+ predecessors as they make their own very important entrances on stage at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in the heart of New York City's revitalized theatre district. Everyone is anxiously anticipating the arrival of this newest group of 'celebearties', following the smashing success of the previous six auctions. Hosted by Broadway's own Bryan Batt, the entire evening includes a gala reception featuring an open bar with hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and the rare opportunity to mix and mingle with many of Broadway's top luminaries including Bebe Neuwirth, Jose Llana, Lucie Arnaz and of course the fabulous Richard Skipper as Carol Channing. For more info look on the following website for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS: www.broadwaycares.org. Click bear pic for description of this Lorelei Lee Bear.
Feb 28/04
8pm
THE THEATRE OF THE REPUBLIC, 331 Main St., Conway, SC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with Rich Siegel on piano. Richard returns to his hometown to appear at his local Theatre company for the first time in 25 years. A Benefit for the Theatre and a tribute to Richard Skipper. After the show, he will be giving a discussion on his life and career since leaving Conway in 1979. 843-488-0821, 843-488-0824 fax. SOLD OUT!!!
Mar 19/04
8pm
12 MILES WEST THEATRE COMPANY, 488 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, NJ
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - All tickets: $20. For reservations call: 973-746-7181 or Buy tickets on-line at: www.12mileswest.org Phone reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. All tickets will be held at the door, and 12 Miles West Theatre is general seating. Box office will open approximately 1/2 hour before showtime. 12 Miles West is located in the lower level of the Clairidge Cinema Building.
Mar 20/04
8pm
THE MOHONK MOUNTAIN HOUSE, New Paltz, NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Accompanied by Rich Siegel. (Private Event)
Mar 27/04
8pm
ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 27 South Greenbush Road, West Nyack, NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Call 845-358-0877 to Make reservations. $15 Members. $20.00 Non-Members. Back by Popular Demand! Musical Director...John Bowen
Apr. 17/04
6:30
DILLONS, 245 W. 54th Street, NYC
THE WAR OF THE MAMA ROSES - Hold on to your eggrolls, Mr. Goldstone it's the Ultimate Audition for Gypsy! A benefit for Theater Resources Unlimited starring Richard Skipper as Carol, Steven Brinberg as Barbra, Cayte Thorpe as Ethel Merman, Rick Skye as Liza, Quinn Lemley as Rita Hayworth and Janet Fanale as other desperate divas. Buffet, drink and Silent Auction at 6:30, show at 8pm. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Buy them now at www.theatermania.com (type in War of the Mama Roses), or save TM surcharge and send check to Theater Resources Unlimited, "Mama Roses", 309 W. 104th Street, 1D, NYC NY 10025. For more info, leave a message at 212/714-7628.
Apr 19/04
2pm
TAVERN ON THE GREEN, Central Park West at 67th Street
Annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration A St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Event. Richard returns as Carol for the third time by popular demand. Contact Susan Fenton at sfenton@chpnet.org for more info.
Apr. 29/04
1:30pm
THE NYACK GRANDE, 65 Main St. Nyack NY
AN AFTERNOON WITH CAROL CHANNING - This is a volunteer recognition luncheon with Rich Siegel on piano. (private event)
May 1/04
8pm
THE STANDING ROOM ONLY CABARET, 45 Church Street (across from Hartford Stage Co.)
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING Doors open at 7:00PM. Cash Bar available. Tickets $15 Balcony Seating. $22 Cabaret Style Seating. $50 VIP Front Row Seating. www.ticketweb.com. Charge by phone 866.468.7619.
May 8/04
9pm
"SPEAKEASY NIGHT" AT THE GALAXY, 7002 Blvd East, Guttenberg, NJ
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with Rich Siegel on piano. The Galaxy Condominium is a large luxury highrise situated on the New Jersey Palisades overlooking New York City. "Speakeasy Night" is one of the many parties that is organized by the Social & Cultural Commitee of the Association. The evening will recreate a caberet evening of the 1920's with a live dance band and features the appearance of "Carol Channing". Only Galaxy residents and their guests may attend. Arrangements can be made through the Galaxy Spa.
May 15/04
7:30pm
THE CHASE ROOM (njpac), 1 Center Street (Sarah Vaughn Way), Newark, NJ
JOHN DE MARCO SINGS MEL TORME` - An evening with Jazz cabaret singer John De marco singing Mel Torme` with Multi Mac winners Richard Skipper and Angela LaGreca as his special guests stars Muiscal Director: Barry Levitt with the Barry Levitt quintette. Michael Barbieri: lighting designer and stage manager: The proceeds will Benefit The AIDS Benefit Committee of New Jersey. ticket price: $75.00- Box Office- 888-466-5722 for corporate tables ringside tables $150 per seat call John Nakovich 908- 931- 1118
May 16/04
10:30am
AIDS WALK NEW JERSEY, Woodlawn at the Eagleton Institute
AIDS WALK NEW JERSEY - AIDS WALK New Jersey begins at noon and ends at approximately 4:00 p.m. Our stage will open at 10:30 a.m. Richard as Carol will kick off the preceedings with Rich Siegel on piano. The Walk is free and open to the public, we ask that individuals and teams raise funds for Hyacinth AIDS Foundation. Funds will go to providing services to people living with HIV/AIDS in New Jersey.
May 20/04
7:30
MANCHESTER COUNTRY CLUB, South River Road Bedford, NH 03110
ENCORE! EN EVENING FOR THE PALACE THEATRE - Richard returns by popular demand as Carol Channing, accompanied by Rich Siegel. A benefit for the Palace Theatre in Manchester, NH. The evening begins at 6:00 pm, with a performance at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $75.00 per person and seating is limited. Please call the Palace Theatre Box Office at (603) 668-5588 for more information or tickets.
May 26/04
8pm
DILLON'S, 245 West 54th Street, NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - A benefit for THE TIMES SQUARE GROUP Š Have Fun & Help Support The Arts In NYC Public High Schools! Richard presents the funny, heartwarming show thatÕs won him raves throughout the country. His special guests include the multi-award winning Joan Crowe, Horowitz & Spector (MAC award: Outstanding Comedy Duo), Leila Martin, Karen Mason (Mama Mia!, Sunset Boulevard), John Meyer (songs recorded by Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt & Shirley Bassey), Jana Robbins (Gypsy, Allergist's Wife), and the legendary Margaret Whiting , joined by Doyle Newmeyer on piano. $39 Suggested Donation (100% tax deductible), $10 food or beverage charge. For reservations, call TSG's hotline at 212-981-9343.
June 3/04 @1pm
June 4/04 @8pm
RAFFAELS RESTAURANT, North Quincy, MA
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with John Bowen on piano. JM Productions of Quincy, MA, is proud to present Mr. Richard Skipper as Carol Channing for four shows only! Mr. Skipper will present his amazing tribute to Ms. Channing for two matinees and two evening performances. The reservation number is 617-328-1600. Call for ticket info and prices.
June 12/04
8pm
THE NYACK CENTER, 58 Depew Avenue at the corner of Broadway, Nyack, NY
HOSTING Gay Pride, Rockland with John Bowen on piano. AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING AND FRIENDS featuring the best impersonators in the business STARRING RICHARD SKIPPER as CAROL CHANNING and featuring Devon Cass as Cher, Quinn Lemley as Rita Hayworth, Cayte Thorpe as Ethel Merman, Rick Skye as Liza Minnelli, Donna Maxon as Bette Midler and Steven Brinberg as Barbra Streisand. Subject to availability & change. ALL LIVE! NO LIP SYNC. Please visit www.RichardSkipper.com for more info. Contact Michael A. Segovia, LGBT Program Coordinator for more info. gaypriderockland@aol.com
June 19/04
7:30pm
THE SLIDE, 354 Bowery, NYC
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - PRIVATE EVENT
June 21/04
9pm
THE FOUNTAINVIEW, 2000 Fountainview Drive Monsey NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - PRIVATE EVENT
June 26/04 @8pm MAINESTREET, 195 Main Street, Ogunquit, Maine 03907
MAINESTREET PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Musical accompaniment by Rich Siegel. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 207-646-5101, or by email to NormP@mainestreetogunquit.com. Showtime on Fri. and on Sat., June 26 at 8pm. No reservations accepted and please arrive early for this sure to be sold out event.
June 30/04
9pm
DON'T TELL MAMA, 343 West 46th Street, NYC
AN EVENING WITH RICHARD SKIPPER AND FRIENDS - A TRIBUTE TO MARY HELEN FISHER who lost her battle June 12th after fighting liver cancer for the last year and a half. The show is a benefit for THE EPISCOPAL ACTOR'S GUILD who have been tireless in their support and help to Mary Helen. Richard will appear as himself(!) in an evening featuring Vickie Phillips, Jana Robbins, Lennie Watts, Dana Lorge, Sue Matsuki, Gerta Grunen, and featuring Richard Danley on piano. $25.00 Cover & two drink minimum. ALL COVERS go to THE EPISCOPAL ACTORS GUILD. To make a reservation, please call DON'T TELL MAMA after 4PM at 212-757-0788 or Richard Skipper anytime @ 845-365-0720. Seating is limited so reservations are a must! If you cannot attend, and would like to make a donation in Mary Helen's honor, please contact Mart Hulswitt @ The Episcopal Actor's Guild 212-685-2927.
July 4-9/04
RAMBLEWOOD RESORT, Darlington, MD
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - with George Fulginiti-Shakar on piano. Private event!
July 13/04
8pm
SAUGAUTUCK ELM. SCHOOL, Jesup Road
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Bandshell in the park. There is free parking all around. This is a FREE outdoor concert. Please bring beach chairs & blankets. Have a pic nic under the stars. There is a rain site! If it rains, we move inside. Call 203-221-4422 in case of inclement weather. Rain location is Saugatuck School. 170 Riverside Avenue. "Carol" will be joined by Jon Delfin.
July 14/04
6pm
WORKSHOP THEATRE MAINSTAGE, 312 W. 36th St. 4th floor.
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Part of the 5th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival. For tickets, call SmartTix at 212/868-4444 or go to www.smartTix.com and use discount code, REPPI for discount. Admission $20 ($15 seniors/students). Three performances only!
July 17/04
8pm
PROJECT 100 - HARTFORD COMMUNITY CENTER, HARTFORD, CT
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING with John Bowen on piano. The Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut is proud to have Richard return for this special performance to benefit Project 100 - Hartford Community Center. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $20. For reservations or more information please contact Mike D'Agostino at 203-888-3034.
July 20/04
8pm
THE VIEW, 232 8th Ave., NYC
PEOPLE WILL TALK hosted by WILL CLARK. "People Will Talk" is a weekly live (not broadcast) talk show hosted by promoter Will Clark. Each week Will brings on lively entertainers of various stripes as well as the men and women who have created and run our community's non profits. No cover. Happy Hour extended til 10pm. Raffle tickets for fun prizes throughout the evening. Special guest Richard as Carol Channing. Enter raffle to win two tickets to Breakfast with Carol Channing starring Richard Skipper for July 25th.
July 25/04
11am
WORKSHOP THEATRE MAINSTAGE, 312 W. 36th St. 4th floor.
BREAKFAST WITH CAROL CHANNING - Part of the 5th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival. For tickets, call SmartTix at 212/868-4444 or go to www.smartTix.com. and use discount code, REPPI for discount. Admission $20 ($15 seniors/students). Three performances only!
July 29/04
8:30pm
WORKSHOP THEATRE MAINSTAGE, 312 W. 36th St. 4th floor.
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Part of the 5th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival. For tickets, call SmartTix at 212/868-4444 or go to www.smartTix.com. and use discount code, REPPI for discount. Admission $20 ($15 seniors/students). Three performances only!
Aug 1-3/04
STARDUST HOTEL, Las Vegas, NV
IGCITA CONVENTION - International Guild of Celebrity Impersonators and Artists. Monday Aug. 2nd, 11am, Richard will be part of a panel featuring Linda Collins, an agent with Classique Enetertainment and Janie Minick, and moderated by Gregory Thompson. At 1pm, Richard will be appearing as Carol Channing in the talent showcase. At 7:30pm, Richard will again appear at the "Reflection of Vintage Vegas" dinner party at Liberace's home. Tues. Aug. 3rd, 8pm- The Clony Awards. Richard is nominated for Outstanding Female Icon!
Aug 8/04
11:45
THE BREAKFAST CLUB, Fairmont Hotel, Nob Hill, SF, CA
BREAKFAST WITH CAROL CHANNING - Reservations must be made through Josephine Lott at jmlott@speakeasy.net. $27.00. Checks must be recieved no later than July 30th. Make checks out to San Francisco Breakfast Club.
Aug 17/04
6pm
FRIARS CLUB, 57 E. 55th St., NYC
THE JOAN & HAL SHOW - Friars Club presents THE JOAN & HAL SHOW An evening of music and great fun starring JOAN JAFFE & HAL BLANKENSHIP with Rena Isbin, Trudi Mann, Ray Noran, and Richard as "Carol". Patrick Firth-Musical Director, Frank Levatino-Drums, John Roach-Bass. If interested in attending, please contact Richard at 845-365-0720. Milton Berle Room $20 Without Dinner/ $10 With Dinner Joan Jaffe - Producer.
Aug 20-28/04
Richard is OUT-OF-TOWN
Aug 29/04
5pm
WOMEN'S CLUB OF RIDGEWOOD, Ridgewood, NJ
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Private Event with Rich Siegel on piano.
Sep 12/04
7pm
BEDFORD HILLS, 107 Stone Bridge Lane
A BENEFIT FOR TRU (THEATRE RESOURCES UNLIMITED) - A cocktail party/reception. Also featuring Jana Robbins. $100 for tickets. $75.00 for Friends of TRU. To purchase tickets, contact Dale Young at 914-244-0895.
Sep 13/04
8pm
MAMA ROSES, 219 Second Avenue (13 & 14)
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Mama Rose's is proud to present "An Evening With Carol Channing" starring Richard Skipper with John Bowen on piano. Diamonds will definately be the gift of choice as Mama Roses celebrate its One Year Anniversary! There will be a 20.00 cover and a 2 drink minimum. Call (212) 533-0558 for reservations.
Sep 14-21/04
BOOKED IN MALIBU
UNAVAILABLE FOR BOOKINGS
Sept 27/04
6:45PM-8:30PM
OAKDALE THEATRE, South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Annual awards celebration of THE BEST IN CONNECTICUT sponsored by CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE and THE MARCH OF DIMES FOUNDATION. All proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes. Tickets $50 at the door.
Oct 16/04
8:30pm
SOMERSET MARIOTT HOTEL
Honor 2004 - The New Jersey Lesbian And Gay Coalition HONOR 2004 Awards Dinner. This event recognizes and celebrates the achievements of individuals working with the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered/intersexed communities in NJ. Richard Skipper (as Carol Channing) will be hosting the evening.
Oct 23/04
9pm
DESIGN CENTER, Los Angeles, CA
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - Private Birthday Party for Harold Nelson.
Oct 29/04
8pm
THE NYACK GRANDE, 65 Main St., Nyack, NY
T.O.U.C.H. of Rockland Annual Halloween Party To benefit our friends and neighbors with HIV and AIDS. Please join us for a night of dancing, entertainment, dinner and open bar - $100 per person. 8PM-Midnight. Tickets must be purchased in advance. To reserve tickets call 845-268-8023.
Nov 6/04
8pm
CATHEDRAL THEATRE, 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING - A gala fundraising event for the CHRYSALIS CENTER in Hartford, CT. Ticket prices to follow
Nov 11/04
7pm
CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Park Avenue between 63rd and 64th Streets, NYC
CABARET COMES TO PARK AVENUE Produced by Linda Fields, this special performance features the love songs of Linda Fields, Broadway performer Tim Shew, ...and a special appearance by RICHARD SKIPPER as CAROL CHANNING. Suggested donation: $25 per person or $40 per couple. Includes food, wine and other beverages.
Nov 14/04
5pm
Portsmouth NH, ADDRESS
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING STARRING RICHARD SKIPPER - Private Event
Nov 19/04
7pm
NYACK GRANDE, 65 Main Street, Nyack, NY
AN EVENING WITH CAROL CHANNING AND JANA ROBBINS with Tedd Firth on piano- Benefit Performance For Camp Venture. Richard as Carol will be appearing with Jana Robbins who has appeared in many Broadway shows including standby for Tyne Daly in Gypsy and Michelle Lee, Valerie Harper and Linda Lavin in The Tale of the Alergists Wife. Jana replaced Michelle Lee and starred opposite Valerie Harper in the National tour. To read more about Jana, go to www.janarobbins.com. Hot & Cold Light Buffet, Coffee, Dessert & Reception, Cash Bar, $45.in advance $50.at the door. To make resevations call 845-353-2344.
Dec 17/04
7:30pm
THE THATCHED COTTAGE, 445 East main street. Centerport. New York. 11721
A NIGHT OF A THOUSAND STARS - with Tommy Femia as Judy Garland and Cayte Thorpe as Ethel Merman. Matt Ward on piano. Private Event.
Dec 20/04
8:30pm
DON'T TELL MAMA, 343 West 46th Street, NYC
CHRISTMAS WITH CAROL CHANNING AND FRIENDS! - A benefit for The IGCITA Scholarship Fund. With Special guests: Dottie Burman, Dana Lorge, Sue Matsuki, Jaymie Meyer, & Leslie Orofino. Musical Director John Bowen. $20.00 Cover/Two drink minimum. No credit cards. Checks can be made out to THE IGCITA Scholarship Fund (tax deductable)...drink minimum seperate (cash only). To make reservations, please call 845-365-0720. No discounts.

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