Wednesday, April 15, 2009


(pictured with Linda Kosut and Chita Rivera, September 2008 at The Fairmont Hotel in SF honoring Carol Channing)

Baby Jane Dexter is back in town! Presented by Donald Schaffer. Baby Jane Dexter returns with IF TONIGHT IN NYC!

April 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, May 2, 2009

Metropolitan Room
34 West 22 Street (212) 206-0440 all shows at 7:30PM

"... Dexter's brand of entertainment is arguably the most compellingly, refreshingly honest there is." Jazz Times, June 2008 GO SEE HER!

Del Shores' fought a good, hard fight, but at this time, there will be no Season 2 of "Sordid Lives: The Series" starring Jason Dotley and Leslie Jordan and he has no answer about Season 1 DVD. It is all a big mess that he can't discuss at this time, but someday, we will know everything.
He will continue to write and entertain us. He appreciates our loyalty and support. You have no idea! Go to his website and show your support, Del says
"My friend, my fans. In no way to I endorse the publishing of email addresses of the executives at LOGO or the producers of the series. I kindly ask that please remove them from pages all your pages. I thank you for your support, but please please email all your comments to: -- you will get a standard response, but in that, you are heard.

xox Del"

And I am in agreement with him. The more professionally this whole thing is handled, the more likely it will have a positive outcome..

Just wanted to let you know that Carol and Harry mentioned me on The Fruit Salad Show last week!!! So sweet!!!
Listen here: (Search for Carol Channing)
My new webpage has launched! (UPDATED 4/15/09)
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Fellow C.C. illusionist, Jordan L'Moore is hosting a cover model contest to benefit Theatre Rhinoceros this Sunday at Truck Bar in San Francisco! Go to for more details. Tell Jordan I sent you. Jordan won a Carol Channing look a like contest in September. I was one of the judges. He is great!

'EVERY Little Step," the documentary about the casting of the 2006 revival of "A Chorus Line," is a superb chronicle of the struggles, the desperation, the crushing defeats and the giddy triumphs of life in the theater. READ MORE ABOUT IT HERE:

Are you familiar with Cafe Cino?
Joseph Cino (1931-April 4, 1967), was an Italian-American theatrical producer and cafĂ©-owner. The beginning of the Off-Off-Broadway theatre movement is generally credited to have begun at Cino’s Caffe Cino.

There are now !!!59!!! Caffe Cino Picture Pages, with hundreds and hundreds of images of the first Off-Off Broadway theatre and the birthplace of gay plays. And they now take Comments, so please leave plenty.
And the Cino Wikipedia page is at

Are you a fan of Doo Wop and Girl Groups? Here's your chance to hear some hit songs of the 40s, 50s and 60s sung by THE DECIBELLS and it's FREE! FREE wine, beer and hors d'oevres too!Thursday, April 16th 6pm SHARP! NoHo Artwalk reception ~ Hear some great music; see some great art! Lobby of the TD North Bank,Broadway and Bond St in NYCA cappella music ~ 4 Hot Babes in 4-part Harmony!

Last Wednesday night, I did HUMP NIGHT AT THE IGUANA in NYC. Sue Matsuki did an incredible job subbing in for Joan Crowe. Joan has had a couple of rough weeks attendance-wise (rainy night and Passover) but you all know how management at most of these places is, they are talking about pulling the plug if their bottom line doesnt improve over the next 2 weeks.

So I am appealing to you to help Joan keep this night going so we all have a fun place to play. So she is offering you all a comp cover if you go and take someone with you. ( or 2 for one however you want to look at it). My objective in posting this is to get people in there eating and drinking and enjoying great entertainment in the process. If you can help spread the word or have any ideas for Joan, we would greatly appreciate it.

It is never too late to be who you might have been" --anonymous


Next Workshop - APRIL 30th, 11am - 2pm
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1633 Broadway,(between 50th and 51st St., 3rd Floor)
I am bringing years of experience to this workshop. The cost of the workshop is $100 for three hours! Please call (845) 365-0720 for more information and to reserve your space and/or create a specific workshop for YOUR needs (ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIAL OFFER!). There is a Paypal option on the left of the page to reserve your space now. My one-man show continues to be a wonderful success around the country, and as I continue working onmaking my business great, I look forward to sharing my knowledge with others. This workshop will focus on how to get you the attention that you need. Topics will include how to use the internet to your advantage in marketing; how to get your name "out there"; cold calling; creating a contract specific to your needs; how to create a press kit that shows you to your best possible advantage and more! I am able to get a sense of the various levels of each workshop and customize on the spot a class catering to the needs of the actual group in the room. I will ascertain YOUR agenda prior to the workshop beginning so that each participant will leave with all of their questions answered, so come prepared! I am also available for one-on-one consultations which afford you the personal time with him catering specifically and only to your needs.On board with me is my graphic designer, GLEN CHARLOW, who brings over 15 years in the business to the participants of this class and who will discuss the concept of image; how to use the internet effectively and how your website "sells" you even before you pick up the phone. To read more on Glen Charlow please visit:

For general information on workshops or Career Coaching, please contact me directly at 845-365-0720 or

The Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Foundation is currently producing a PSA with confirmed participants including Alec Mapa, Florence Henderson, Kevin Sorbo, Kate Linder, Donna Mills, Stefanie Powers, Lily Tomlin, JoAnne Worley and, of course, Carol Channing. As one of the PSA participants Florence Henderson said "Anything we can do these days to support our youth and encourage their education is too important to ignore," who recently had a very positive result when over 700 students and parents showed up for an appearance she at La Quinta Middle School in San Diego to encourage the children.The PSA will be edited and delivered for its premiere at the national PTA meeting on May 2nd when they honor Carol Channing. It will then be distributed through both local and national PTA offices as well as through out the California school system by CSU Stanislaus with the help of former CA Secretary of Education, Dave Long.

Thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I hope you'll become a follower if you haven't already. We now have over 25 members. Please drop me an e-mail, Let me know your thoughts.


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Richard Skipper

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