Dallas — Jim Caruso, the former Dallas resident and actor (credits include Theatre Three) who has long led the cabaret event Cast Party in New York, is bringing the show to Big D. Jim Caruso's Cast Party is set for May 22 and 23 at the Kitchen Café in North Dallas.
Here's more from the news release, followed by ticket information:
Kitchen Café Dallas is proud to present the Dallas debut of Jim Caruso’s Cast Party on Thursday and Friday, May 22 and 23 from 7:30–10:30pm. Called an “extreme open mic” by ABC-TV, Jim Caruso’s Cast Party is a wildly popular event that has been bringing Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in NYC everyMonday for the past ten years.
The hilarious impromptu evening has also been celebrating local talent in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, Austin, and on the high seas. Now, Caruso and Stritch are brin ging the fun to Dallas, their old stomping grounds, for the first time! The buoyant, sharp and charming Jim Caruso guides the entire affair like a bubbly cruise director, musical genius Billy Stritch holds court at the ivories, and the audience is invited to participate in the festivities! Performers wishing to take part in the musical fun should bring sheet music (in the correct key) for an upbeat song. Jim Caruso started his show business career in Dallas, singing in clubs and working at Theatre Three and Dallas Repertory Theater.
Now a New Yorker, he performs in concert, hosts many events, and recently made his Broadway debut singing and dancing alongside Liza Minnelli in Liza’s At The Palace. Billy Stritch is originally from Sugarland, Texas, and has become a jazz/cabaret star with his sold-out solo shows in the US and abroad, as well as with Liza Minnelli, Charles Aznavour, Marilyn Maye, Linda Lavin, and many others. Kitchen Café Dallas is fast becoming a unique and exemplary nightspot featuring the hottest entertainers.
The Kitchen Café offers a variety of homemade cuisine ranging from pot roast to Mediterranean Tapas to signature salad entrees. Wine and spirits are available.
Jim Caruso’s Cast Party
Kitchen Café Dallas, 17370 Preston Road, #415, Dallas
Thursday & Friday, May 22 & 23 7:30 – 10:30pm
Tickets - $25
For Reservations, call 972-818-3400 (Ask for Tony or Lisa)