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May 24, 2013

Jim Caruso's 'Cast Party' set in Roxbury

The Daily Star

---- — The Roxbury Arts Group will present Jim Caruso’s “Cast Party” with Billy Stritch at the piano at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Roxbury Arts Center.

For the third consecutive year, Jim Caruso’s long-running hit “Cast Party,” this time with Grammy-award wining Billy Stritch at the piano, will feature performances by Broadway and Cabaret luminaries along side local performers for an evening of song and celebration.

While the list of performers for this Memorial Day Weekend event isn’t being announced, past performers have included Baby Jane Dexter, Donna McKechnie, Eric Michael Gillett and Sally Mayes alongside regional favorites Peg Ellsworth, Dave Riordan and Karen Neblung.  

Caruso has taken the show on the road to sold-out performances in Los Angeles and Las Vegas – and Roxbury.

Stritch is a composer, arranger, vocalist and jazz pianist who has worked with the likes of Reba McEntire, Patti LaBelle, Kellly Clarkson and Liza Minnelli.

Caruso, has been a contributing writer for InStyle Magazine, served as a producer for “Celebrity Profiles” and covered the Tony Awards for E! Entertainment Television. Jim also co-starred with Kathie Lee Gifford on Showtime Television in “Personal Assistant.”

Advance tickets for are $39 for adults and $37 for seniors and students. Limited table seating accommodating up to 10 seats per table is available and may be purchased for $360.

Tickets purchased the day of the event are $44. Call the Roxbury Arts Group at 326-7908 for tickets. for more information, call the Roxbury Arts Group or visit