Frank Abagnale Jr. News

PHOTO FLASH: First Look at CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at the Woodlawn Theatre
by Kathy Strain - Apr 16, 2014

The historic Woodlawn Theatre stages the San Antonio premiere of the cat and mouse musical, Catch Me If You Can. The show opened April 11, 2014 and runs through May 11, 2014. Based on the movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, the show follows the true story of one of the world's most outrageous con artists, Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. (more...)

2013 Countdown of the Best Theatre in San Diego!
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 31, 2013

Top theatre I had the pleasure of seeing in San Diego in 2013! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/21- Aaron Tveit
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

Happy Birthday, Aaron Tveit! Tveit recently shined as Enjolras in the critically acclaimed film adaption of LES MISERABLES, and has since then starred in the original USA Network series GRACELAND. Tveit starred on Broadway in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, in the role of Frank Abagnale Jr and also created the role of 'Gabe' in the Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical, NEXT TO NORMAL, which he developed off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theatre and debuted on Broadway. In addition to WICKED and HAIRSPRAY on Broadway, he starred in the national tours of Hairspray and Rent. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, TARZAN, CARRIE & More Set for Woodlawn Theatre's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Mainstage subscription packages are now available for purchase for the 2014 season at the historic Woodlawn Theatre in conjunction with the announcement of its 2014 season. Coming up on the main stage are three Texas premieres, two shows currently playing on and off Broadway, three popular movie adaptations and a fairytale. (more...)

Aaron Tveit Releases New Album THE RADIO IN MY HEAD: LIVE AT 54 BELOW Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Aaron Tveit recently performed at 54 Below in New York City. His performances were recorded and are to be released by Broadway Records today, Sept. 10. The album is called 'The Radio in My Head: Live at 54 Below.' (more...)

Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show to Get Live Album!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

Aaron Tveit's sold out concerts in May at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally on September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00CDB2T1C. (more...)

Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show Gets Live Album, Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

Aaron Tveit's sold out concerts in May at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally today, September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/4- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by Stage Tube - Sep 04, 2013

Today in 2011, Catch Me If You Can closed at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 166 performances. Catch Me If You Can is a musical with a libretto by Terrence McNally and a theatrical score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. It follows the story of con artist Frank Abagnale, Jr. A majority of the plot is borrowed from the 2002 film of the same name, which in turn was based on Abagnale's 1980 autobiography. The production received four Tony Awards nominations, including one for Best Musical, winning Best Actor in a Musical for Norbert Leo Butz. (more...)

Album Cover & Track List Unveiled for AARON TVEIT Live at 54 Below
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

Broadway Records is pleased to unveil the cover art and track listing for Aaron Tveit's 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW'. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, SPAMALOT & More Set for Moonlight Stage Productions' 2014 Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

The season opens on June 11, 2014, with the classic MY FAIR LADY, and the return to Moonlight Amphitheatre of beloved founding artistic director Kathy Brombacher--not in her former role as director, but on stage for the first time in 16 years, as Mrs. Higgins. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actor Stephen Anthony Bids Bon Voyage to CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Jun 25, 2013

If you're one of the many people who have already caught a glimpse of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: THE MUSICAL, the Broadway stage adaptation of Frank Abagnale, Jr.'s real-life adventures that has been touring the country since October of last year, then you would have no doubt sat up and took notice of the charming young man at the center of the show. That would be fresh-faced Stephen Anthony, whose impressive performance in the show was one of its most entertaining assets, introducing audiences to a brand new rising musical theater star we should all look out for in bigger and better things in the near future. But before the national tour plays its final-ever shows in Costa Mesa this week, Anthony agreed to answer a few silly questions from BroadwayWorld's Michael Lawrence Quintos. (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Kicks Off Pre-Show Fun at Segerstrom Center, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

One hour prior to each performance of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Segerstrom Center, patrons are invited to enjoy entertaining and interactive pre-show activities, including chances to win prizes, today, June 25 - 30, 2013. (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens 6/25 in Costa Mesa
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, the first national tour of the high-flying Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will land in Orange County with Stephen Anthony as Frank Abagnale, Jr. The show captures the astonishing true story of a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot-all before the age of 21. (more...)

Aaron Tveit Cast in Short Film from Georgina Chapman
by Movies News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Showbiz411 reports exclusively 'Les Mis' star Aaron Tveit has been cast in an upcoming short film from Georgina Chapman. (more...)

BWW TV: Happy Father's Day with Anthony and Fortuna of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2013

The national tour of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN lands in Costa Mesa, CA on June 25-30. Check out the Happy Father's Day video featuring STEPHEN ANTHONY (Frank Abagnale, Jr.) and DOMINIC FORTUNA (Frank Abagnale, Sr.). (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Announces Pre-Show Fun at Segerstrom Center, 6/25-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

One hour prior to each performance of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Segerstrom Center, patrons are invited to enjoy entertaining and interactive pre-show activities, including chances to win prizes, June 25 - 30, 2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 09, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/09/2013 for Kansas City (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Dashes into Starlight Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, the first national tour of the high-flying Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can will land in Kansas City at Starlight Theatre June 11-16. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 02, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/02/2013 for Kansas City (more...)

BWW Reviews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies its Over-The-Top Treatment into the Bushnell
by Lauren Yarger - May 29, 2013

The true story of a teenager who plays a game of Catch Me if You Can with the FBI is already larger than life, but this musical, making a tour stop at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, takes it way over the top by adding full-scale musical numbers, kick-line choreography and glitzy costumes. (more...)

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