Based on the hit DreamWorks film, this splashy spectacle follows the high-flying adventures of a globe-trotting con-artist.
From the TONY-winning team that brought you Hairspray comes a new
musical comedy about chasing your dreams... and not getting caught! Catch Me If You Can
is the high-flying new musical comedy based on the hit
film and the incredible true story that inspired it! Nominated for 4 TONY Awards including Best Musical, this delightfully entertaining musical has been created by a TONY
Award-winning “dream team” with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime) and a swinging score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray).
The teenager, Frank W. Abagnale Jr., runs away from home in search
of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big
millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a
pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl
of his dreams.
But when Frank's lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl
Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though,
both Frank and Carl
forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work
Catch Me If You Can
is a vibrant display of
proportions that has the power to thrill audiences of every size. Filled with high-energy dance numbers and a riveting story this is a perfect choice for Community Theatres and High Schools looking for a big, bright and bold new musical.
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The songs from Ernest in Love, the musical version of The Importance of Being Earnest, were written by Lee Pockriss; the same man who created "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini."