Catch Me If You Can (musical)


Catch Me If You Can (musical)

"Catch Me If You Can" is a work-in-progress musical adaptation of the 2002 film of the same name, with a book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, and choreography by Jerry Mitchell.

The musical had a reading in 2005, directed by Jack O'Brien, with Nathan Lane, Tom Wopat, and Matthew Morrison. [ [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/95781.html playbill.com article, Jerry Mitchell on Board to Choreograph McNally-Shaiman-Wittman Catch Me If You Can, October 20, 2005] ] In private workshops held in July 2007, Jack O'Brien was director, with Nathan Lane and Christian Borle. [ [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/109435.html playbill.com article, Lane and Borle Will Play Catch Me If You Can for New Musical's Workshop, July 10, 2007] ] [ [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/113220.html playbill.com article, Catch Me If You Can Reading Set for 2008, December 3, 2007] ]

Cast

Aaron Tveit, of Hairspray and Next to Normal fame is being considered for the lead role of Frank Abangale Jr. He is currently starring in the Broadway blockbuster Wicked.

Legally Blonde and Wicked actress Annaleigh Ashford was included in workshops as Brenda Strong. However, the most recent readings have included such names as Norbert Leo Butz, Kerry Butler, Autumn Hurlbert, and Lauren Zakrin.

References

External links

* [http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/109608.html playbill.com article, BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Marc Shaiman, July 17, 2007]


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