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Sparkill, New York
The trajectory of Richard Skipper's career has taken him from South Carolina to New York to Hollywood and all points in between. Known by many people in every aspect of the business, Richard Skipper is known for his hands on approach to the individuals he is working with. Look no further than Richard Skipper Celebrates! He has conducted over 700 interviews for his blog celebrating people in the arts and is currently focused on celebrations to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Hello, Dolly!, based also in part on his CallonDolly.com website chronicling the Broadway classic. In January of 2014, Richard brought cast members together from the original cast of Hello, Dolly, the Mary Martin International companies, and all other companies led by Channing for a two day special event in New York. The first was for the New York Sheet Music Society and broke all attendence records for that organization. It was all moderated by Skipper. The next day he threw a reunion party at Sardi's with spectacular results. He has covered several opening nights as the voice of Feinstein's at Loews Regency and has conducted on-stage interviews for Julie Budd, Carol Channing, Eileen Fulton, Anita Gillette, Jackie Joseph, Tommy Tune, Ron Young, Peggy Pope, Caroline Quinn (author of Mama Rose's Turn), and Yelena Popovic (LA Superheroes: Illegal in Hollywood). Richard was the associate producer of the 2010, 2012, 2013 Bistro Awards. He produced Peggy Herman's CD Release Party at Feinsteins, directed by Peter Glebo and Tommy Tune, and it was an SRO success. He also was the publicist for Sarah Dashewâ
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