Photo Coverage: Julie Budd Celebrated by Richard Skipper Live at the Laurie Beechman Theater
Richard Skipper and Julie Budd sat down down for an intimate chat to discuss Julie's career and life and the people she has worked with. She also performed a few songs! The final fifteen minutes of the event were dedicated to Julie addressing and answering questions from the audience. Julie also be met and greeted fans and friends upstairs following the interview and performance.
Julie Budd is considered to be one of the most exciting singers on the scene today. While enjoying a multi-faceted musical career, Julie Budd's credits range from television to film and the New York stage; engaging in renowned symphonies to the most lavish casinos and showrooms in the country.
Richard Skipper is a popular entertainer, theater historian, and pop culture blogger. He has conducted over 525 interviews for his daily blog celebrating people in the arts and is currently writing a book to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Hello, Dolly!; based also on his award-winning callondolly.com website chronicling the Broadway classic. Skipperhas covered several opening nights as the voice of Feinstein's at Loews Regency and has conducted on-stage interviews for Carol Channing, Jackie Joseph, Tommy Tune, Ron Young, and Peggy Pope at Barnes & Noble and Queensboro Community College. 2013 has been a breakout year for Richard. Richard was the associate producer of the 2010, 2012, 2013 Bistro Awards, and has recently produced Peggy Herman's CD Release Party at Feinsteins; an SRO success. Richard is also featured in Dori Berenstein's Carol Channing: LARGER THAN LIFE. He has a highly successful blog called Richard Skipper CELEBRATES, focusing on Artists and their body of "Worth" and what makes a great UNIQUE entertainer!
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Poster created by Liberace
Herb Bernstein, Music Director
John & Julie