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The Neil Simon Theatre Box Office, 250 W. 52nd Street, opened today, January 24, 2011 for the new Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. Starring Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz as Carl Hanratty, Aaron Tveit as Frank Abagnale, Jr. alongside Tony Nominee Tom Wopat as Frank Abagnale, Sr. and Tony Nominee Kerry Butler as Brenda Strong, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will open on Broadway on Sunday, April 10, 2011. This new musical, created by a team of Tony winners, features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, choreography by Jerry Mitchell and is directed by Jack O'Brien. Previews begin March 7, 2011.

Yesterday, the company met the press. BroadwayWorld brought you a sneak peek yesterday and today brings you full event coverage.

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is based on the book and hit 2002 DreamWorks film of the same name directed by Stephen Spielberg with screenplay by Jeff Nathanson and book by Frank Abagnale, Jr.

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN captures the astonishing true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer, and a jet pilot-all before the age of 21. With straight-arrow FBI agent Carl Hanratty on Frank's trail, we're off on a jet-setting, cat-and-mouse chase, as a jazzy, swinging-sixties score keeps this adventure in constant motion. In the end, Agent Hanratty learns he and Frank aren't so very different after all, and Frank finds out what happens when love catches up to a man on the run.

The cast also features Joe Cassidy, Timothy McCuen Piggee, Brandon Wardell, Sara Andreas, Alex Ellis, Will Erat, Jennifer Frankel, Lisa Gajda, Bob Gaynor, Kearran Giovanni, Nick Kenkel, Grasan Kingsberry, Michael X. Martin, Aleks Pevec, Kristin Piro, Rachelle Rak, Joe Aaron Reid, Angie Schworer, Sabrina Sloan, Sarrah Strimel, Charlie Sutton, Katie Webber and Candace Marie Woods.

Scenic design for CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is by David Rockwell (Hairspray), costume design is by five-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long (The Producers), lighting design is by Tony Award winner Kenneth Posner (Wicked) and sound design is by Drama Desk winner Steve Kennedy (Jersey Boys).

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre for a limited engagement from July 23 - August 14, 2009.

Tickets for CATCH ME IF YOU CAN are currently on sale via Ticketmaster.com/ 877-250-2929 and will be available at The Neil Simon Theatre Box Office on Monday, January 24, 2011.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photographed at New 42nd Street Studios

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tevit & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Norbert Leo Butz & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Rachel de Benedet attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Rachel de Benedet attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Rachel de Benedet & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit & Rachel de Benedet & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Aaron Tveit, Rachel de Benedet & Tom Wopat attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Linda Hart & Nick Wyman attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Linda Hart & Nick Wyman attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Linda Hart & Nick Wyman attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
William Ivey Long, Linda Hart and Paul Huntley attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

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Producers Hal Luftig & Margo Lion attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
William Ivey Long, David Rockwell, Kenneth Posner, Paul Huntley attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
William Ivey Long, David Rockwell, Jerry Mitchell & Kenneth Posner, Paul Huntley attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Marc Shaiman & Scott Whittman attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Marc Shaiman & Scott Whittman attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Terrence McNally attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Terrence McNally attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Jerry Mitchell, Marc Shaiman, Scott Whittman, Terrence McNally, Jack O'Brien attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Hal Luftig, Jerry Mitchell, Marc Shaiman, Scott Whittman, Terrence McNally, Margo Lion, Jack O'Brien attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Jack O'Brien & Jerry Mitchell attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Jack O'Brien & Jerry Mitchell attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!
Ensemble Cast attending Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical 'Catch Me If You Can' at the 42ns Street Rehearsal Studios in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Introducing CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Complete Coverage!

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.