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Jim Caruso

Jim Caruso made his Broadway debut alongside Liza Minnelli in the Tony Award-winning Liza’s At The Palace!, singing, dancing and celebrating the music and arrangements of Kay Thompson and the Williams Brothers. He has won six MAC Awards for his nightclub appearances, performed with the New York Pops in a tribute to Kander & Ebb, performed with Rosemary Clooney in a celebration of Bing Crosby, and sang songs of Hope & Crosby with Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall. Jim was honored to sing with Barbara Cook at President Clinton’s First State Dinner at the White House. For the past fourteen years, he has hosted the weekly showbiz bash "Jim Caruso’s Cast Party” at Birdland, Town Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center and across the globe. He also produces the Broadway at Birdland concert series and has a weekly segment on Legends Radio 100.3 FM called “A New York Minute with Jim Caruso.” As a crooner, he performs regularly with Billy Stritch at Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel. His two cds, “The Swing Set” and "Caruso Live and In Person" are available online.


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VIDEO: Watch Alex Sharpe, Lamont Brown & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
May 24, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday, May 24, guests will include: Alex Sharpe, Lamont Brown, Loren Smith, and Chester Martin.

VIDEO: Watch Marilyn Maye, Jaygee Macapugay & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
May 17, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday, May 17, guests will include Marilyn Maye, Jaygee Macapugay, Terron Brooks, and Joe Posa as Joan Rivers!

VIDEO: Watch Alan Cumming, Shayna Steele & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
May 10, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday, May 10, guests will include Guests this week include Alan Cumming, Shayna Steele, Alexander Mendoza, Tammy McCann, Honey Collective.

VIDEO: Watch Anjali Bhimani, Alyssa May Gold & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
May 3, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday, May 3, guests will include Anjali Bhimani, Alyssa May Gold, James Gish, Sue Matsuki, and John Malino & Family.

VIDEO: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Brittney Johnson & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
April 26, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday April 26, guests will include Bonnie Milligan, Brittney Johnson, Wesley Ryan, Tiffany and Phoebe Kreutz.

VIDEO: Watch Jackie Cox, Sally Mayes & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
April 19, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday April 19, guests will include Sally Mayes, George Dvorsky, Jackie Cox, Meg Flather, and Jacob Daniel Cummings.

VIDEO: Watch Jackie Burns, Emily West & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
April 12, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday April 12, guests will include Jackie Burns, Emily West, Chase McDaniel, Jacob Daniel Cummings, and D'Marreon Alexander.

VIDEO: Watch Shannon Lewis, Lynne Jordan & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
April 5, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday April 5, guests will include Guests this week include Cooper Alan, Joie Bianco, Shannon Lewis, and Lynne Jordan.

VIDEO: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Celebrates 1 Year- Live at 8pm!
March 29, 2021

Pajama Cast Party celebrates its one-year anniversary tonight and will feature a cast of surprise celebrity guests known only to producer Locknar. Even Mr. Caruso has been kept in the dark, which will no doubt create the 'come-what-mayhem' audiences have come to expect.

VIDEO: Watch Joshua Colley, Dee Roscioli & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
March 22, 2021

Streaming on Jim Caruso's Cast Party on Monday March 22, guests will include Jason Kravits, Denise Reis, Jared Wayne Gladley, Joshua Colley, and Dee Roscioli with Ben Clark.

VIDEO: Watch Jane Monheit, Michael Winther & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
March 15, 2021

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular impromptu open mic/variety show that's been taking place on the Birdland stage every single Monday night since 2003! Think 'American Idol' meets 'The Tonight Show.'

BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli!
March 12, 2021

Birdland's Jim Caruso reflects on a 15-year-old chat he had with legendary Liza Minnelli on another milestone birthday celebration!

VIDEO: Watch Sam Gravitte, Luke Hickey & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
March 8, 2021

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular impromptu open mic/variety show that's been taking place on the Birdland stage every single Monday night since 2003! Think 'American Idol' meets 'The Tonight Show.'

VIDEO: Watch Mike Wartella, Jeremy Stolle & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
March 1, 2021

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular impromptu open mic/variety show that's been taking place on the Birdland stage every single Monday night since 2003! Think 'American Idol' meets 'The Tonight Show.'

VIDEO: Watch Brandi Chavonne Massey, Nick Ziobro & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
February 22, 2021

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular impromptu open mic/variety show that's been taking place on the Birdland stage every single Monday night since 2003! Think 'American Idol' meets 'The Tonight Show.'

VIDEO: Watch Avery Sommers, Zachary James & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
February 15, 2021

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular impromptu open mic/variety show that's been taking place on the Birdland stage every single Monday night since 2003! Think 'American Idol' meets 'The Tonight Show.'

VIDEO: Watch Arielle Jacobs, Rachel Ulanet & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
February 8, 2021

Guests this week include Billy Gilman, Arielle Jacobs, Rachel Ulanet, Will Lockhart, and Michael Judson Berry.

VIDEO: Watch Susan Egan, Nicholas Rodriguez & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
February 1, 2021

Guests this week include Susan Egan, Dan Tepfer, Charles Eastman, Nicholas Rodriguez, and Jenny Mollet!

VIDEO: Watch Bill Brooks, Lisa Lambert & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!
January 25, 2021

Guests this week include: Thana Alexa, Bill Brooks, Lisa Lambert and Resolve.

VIDEO: Watch Claybourne Elder, Capathia Jenkins & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Watch Now!
January 18, 2021

Guests this week include: Jen Sánchez, Zak Resnick, Jonathan Brooke, Andrew Coutermarsh and Georgia Stitt.