Part cabaret, part piano bar and part social set, Cast Party offers a chance to hear rising and established talents step up to the microphone (backed by the slap and tickle of, respectively, Steve Doyle on bass and Tedd Firth at the ivories). The waggish Caruso presides as host.
Jim Caruso's Cast Party
315 W 44th St
|Cross street:||between Eighth and Ninth Aves|
|Opening hours:||Daily 5pm–1am|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority|
|Price:||Cover: $20–$35, plus $10 minimum for table seating; $20–$35 (includes one drink) for bar seating. Average main course: $17|