RICHARD SKIPPER ("Carol") is a 4-time recipient of the MAC Award (presented by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets), and a winner of a Back Stage Bistro Award and a CLONEY AWARD in Las Vegas for Best Performer. He was named as one of the Top Ten Cabaret Performers by Cabaret Hotline and as one of the Top of the Century Premiere Cabaret Acts by Cabaret Scenes Magazine. Career highlights include the National Theatre Wing tribute to Carol Channing, Tommy Tune, and James Earl Jones, a tribute to Gower Champion (featuring David Hartman and Marge Champion), a benefit performance for the Dr. Carol Channing & Harry Kullijian Foundation For the Arts (with Carol and Harry in attendance and guest star Neil Sedaka), a celebration of Carol Channing's birthday at Washington DC's National Theater, a Carnegie Hall performance with Sam Harris and The New York City Gay Men's Chorus, "Late Night With Conan O'Brien", and an appearance with Carol Channing and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Skipper shared the stage with Celeste Holm at the York Theatre in Manhattan, and he was the featured performer for Pridefest in Milwaukee along with Pat Benatar and Judy Tenuta. In June 2008, he performed as "Carol Channing" doing "Dolly Levi" at Asbury Park's Paramount Theater special benefit performance of Hello, Dolly!. Skipper has taken his tribute to Carol Channing to Atlantic City for three long-running engagements at Trump's Taj Mahal and The Hilton, to Windsor, Ontario for three engagements at Caesar's Casino Windsor and The Windsor Hilton, and to engagements from coast-to-coast and abroad including: The Ice Palace on Fire Island (two Mikey Awards for best act on Fire Island), the Westchester Broadway Theatre, The Bradstan Inn (in the Catskills), Georgian Court College (with Dody Goodman), The Ocean's Inn and The New Crown And Anchor in Provincetown, MA; Tavern On The Green and The Russian Tea Room in NYC, and WindStar Cruise Lines from Rome to Athens. Skipper has also performed at the 21 Club (at the request of Arlene Dahl), The Regent (special performance for Carol Channing), Le Cirque (for Joey Adams' 85th Birthday); on numerous occasions for the NY Post's gossip columnist Cindy Adams; as a guest star in "The Impersonators" with Jamie deRoy at The Friar's Club, The New York Historical Society (with Claire Bloom, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Mills, Tony Roberts, and George Shearing); and the "Get Out And Vote" Rally for New Jersey's Senator Lautenberg (with Chad Allen, activist James Dale & Rue McClanahan). Richard Skipper often donates his time for benefit performances, including fund-raisers for the Dr. Carol Channing & Harry Kullijian Foundation For The Arts, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, The Actors' Fund, T.O.P.A. (Towards Older Person Awareness), The Helen Hayes Hospital, Makar Caring Community, Twelve Miles West Theatre, and The Presbyterian Camp in Holmes, NY.

MARK ROBERT GORDON (Director) is the Founder of Do Gooder Productions, a not-for-profit Off-Broadway theater company which he has helmed since 1994 as Artistic and Executive Director and which produces in partnership with designated charities whose work parallels the subject of a given Do Gooder-produced play. As an independent producer, MRG's production company The Camelback Kid has multiple projects currently in development for commercial film, Broadway, and Off-Broadway productions. He is the founder and head of S-2-S, a new independent film production company that focuses upon developing and producing film and TV adaptations of stage plays. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous Off-Broadway shows and Broadway workshops and been a critically-acclaimed player on New York's theater scene. MRG has produced eight Off-Broadway plays, directed at several Off-Broadway venues, and is the author of five plays: "H": Hamilton or Honour (a one-person play about Alexander Hamilton, whom MRG will portray Off-Broadway later this season), My Soul is Mine: A Runaway's Story (Off-Broadway-1995), Did You Evuh?, Nevuh!, and R'fua: Healing (slated for Off-Broadway production next season). He wrote the screenplay for the feature film 21/2 Jews (adapted from Alan Brandt's stage play of the same title) and wrote the pilot episode for the TV series he created. MRG is also the lead writer and co-creator of a new TV sitcom "Next Case!" (a behind-the-scenes look at a fictional syndicated TV judge show). Born in Arizona and a product of Phoenix's public schools, he holds degrees from Princeton University, Columbia Law School, and Harvard's JFK School of Government.

THE CAMELBACK KID (TCK) (Producer) is a Phoenix-based producer of theater, cabaret, TV, and film projects. TCK's roster for 2011 includes the Off-Broadway premieres of Richard Skipper As "Carol Channing" In Concert, "H": Hamilton or Honour (Mark Robert Gordon's 1-man play about Alexander Hamilton), Hollywood icon Rip Taylor's 1-man show, Some Greeks Are NOT In The Restaurant Business (actor/comedian Greg Lewis' 1-man show), and TV Unplugged! (an audience interactive live celebration of television featuring a rotating cast of TV stars). TCK is also the lead producer of the concert TV Hit Parade (co-created by Tony Award-winner Martin Charnin and Keith Levenson and featuring a rotating cast of former and current TV stars celebrating the history of TV theme songs). TCK is one of the producers of the film 21/2 Jews, adapted from the one-time long-running Off-Broadway play of the same title; TCK is also a principal producer of regional productions of the play. TCK's booking division licenses presentations of TCK's own projects as well as a number of other plays and concerts, most of which either feature celebrity performers or have enjoyed notable New York productions. TCK serves as the Director of Theatrical Programming and Resident Theater Production Company at venues in New York City and South Florida. The creative spirit of adult artists stems from childhood dreams and imaginations fostered on the playground. Sometimes, childhood dreams come true... LET'S PLAY!

CAROL CHANNING made her New York debut in Blitzsteins' For an Answer and is the winner of three Tony Awards: Best Actress in a Musical (for her legendary portrayal of "Dolly Levi" in Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!), a Special Award, and Lifetime Achievement. Other notable Broadway credits include: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Show Girl, Lorelei, and The Vamp. Among her numerous TV and film successes was the madcap "Muzzy" in the film Thoroughly Modern Millie, which earned her an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe Award.

THE DR. CAROL CHANNING & HARRY KULLIJIAN FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS has as its mission building a nationwide awareness campaign heralding the benefits of arts in the curriculum of public schools and providing musical instruments for low income school districts via the funding of scholarships for students and teachers in the arts. If you would like to join the Channing-Kullijian National Coalition for returning arts education to public schools, email your contact info to: