Presented by Scott Siegel, The Best of Jim Caruso's Cast Party featured the talents of Marilyn Maye, Golden Globe and Tony winner Linda Lavin, jazz and adult contemporary vocalist Jane Monheit, Drama Desk nominee Stephanie J. Block, nine-time Grammy-winning solo artist and founding member of The Manhattan Transfer Janis Siegel, David Ippolito (That Guitar Man From Central Park), singer-actress Julia Murney, stand-up comedian Lisa Lampanelli, Tony winner Paulo Szot, Lysistrata Jones' Liz Mikel, comic juggler Marcus Monroe, "The Acromedian" Rudi Macaggi, Holly Near, lyricist/composer John Bucchino, Bonnie & Clyde's Laura Osnes and composer Frank Wildhorn. Terri Klausner and Andrew Nemr also performed a tribute to Gregory Hines.
Billy Stritch was featured at the piano with Daniel Glass on drums and Tom Hubbard on bass.
A portion of the proceeds benefit The Actors Fund.