Jim Caruso’s Cast Party, the mother of all open mic night/variety shows has taken to the web, and it’s required watching for lovers of Broadway, jazz and cabaret.
The upcoming “Pajama Cast Party” will take place on Monday, November 23 at 8pm, and feature Broadway performers Alysha Umphress and Todd Buonopane, Canadian singer/pianist Mateo Mancuso, Atlanta cabaret diva Libby Whittemore, and jazz singer Chaz Langley.
In the first few episodes of “Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party,” stars like Kristin Chenoweth, Betty Buckley, Christine Ebersole, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Melissa Manchester, Curtis Stigers, Chita Rivera, Michael Feinstein, Dave Koz, Linda Lavin, Isaac Mizrahi, Joely Fisher, Kathy Najimy, Ann Hampton Callaway, Mary Wilson, Jessica Vosk, Telly Leung, John Davidson, Erich Bergen, Billy Stritch, Ty Herndon, Mo Rocca, David Osmond, Monica Mancini, and Max von Essen have served up musical performances via livestream from their homes.
For seventeen years, host Jim Caruso has played equal parts showman, maestro, concierge and positive force for musical good with his “Cast Party” every Monday at Birdland in New York City. With the club shuttered due to the pandemic, Caruso has wasted no time in storming YouTube, thanks to the technical know-how of producer Ruby Locknar.
More information can be found at www.PajamaCastParty.com.
Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party
Monday, November 16 at 8pm ET
View the show here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwgnkAzRKDM
YouTube (Cast Party Network), BroadwayWorld.com & Birdland Jazz Facebook Page