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A new musical based on the popular film from the team behind Hairspray!

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Exclusive! Catch Me Shows Off Aaron Tveit and Leggy Showgirls in Sexy New TV Spot

Exclusive! Catch Me Shows Off Aaron Tveit and Leggy Showgirls in Sexy New TV Spot

Remember when a plane flight was something to look forward to? A snappy new TV ad from the ad gurus at SpotCo. for the Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can captures that long-gone era with “Jet Set,” performed on the wings of an airplane by Aaron Tveit and a lineup of Broadway’s most amazing showgirls. (As con artist ...

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After Personal Tragedy, Catch Me's Norbert Leo Butz Gets His Most Meaningful Tony Nomination Ever

After Personal Tragedy, Catch Me's Norbert Leo Butz Gets His Most Meaningful Tony Nomination Ever

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Norbert Leo Butz
Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical, Catch Me If You Can ...

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Exclusive Photos! Glee's Matthew Morrison Catches Up with Broadway Pals at Catch Me If You Can

Exclusive Photos! Glee's Matthew Morrison Catches Up with Broadway Pals at Catch Me If You Can
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Back in 2002, Matthew Morrison made a splash at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre as the original Link Larkin in Hairspray. Fast-forward to May 1, 2011, and the Glee star is back at the Neil Simon greeting many of his Hairspray pals who are now starring in the new musical Catch Me If You Can. Morrison played Frank Abagnale Jr. in ...

See Catch Me Star Norbert Leo Butz Give David Letterman Chest Pains Performing 'Don't Break the Rules'

See Catch Me Star Norbert Leo Butz Give David Letterman Chest Pains Performing 'Don't Break the Rules'

“Oh my goodness!” cried David Letterman (several times) after watching Norbert Leo Butz and the ensemble of Catch Me If You Can perform their show-stopping number “Don’t Break the Rules” on the April 28 edition of Late Night. Outfitted as FBI Agent Carl Hanratty, the Tony-winning star tore the roof off the Ed Sullivan Theatre, and Butz’s charismatic singing ...

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Live in Living Color, It's Today Host Kathie Lee Gifford at Catch Me If You Can

Live in Living Color, It's Today Host Kathie Lee Gifford at Catch Me If You Can
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After wrapping Wednesday editions of Today, theater-loving co-host Kathie Lee Gifford frequently spends the afternoon at a Broadway matinee. On April 27, the popular TV hostess, actress and lyricist made her way to the Neil Simon Theatre to enjoy the new musical Catch Me If You Can. Gifford had a special reason to catch Catch Me: She and the production’s ...

Spotted! Ed Westwick Visits His Gossip Girl Buddy Aaron Tveit at Catch Me If You Can

Spotted! Ed Westwick Visits His Gossip Girl Buddy Aaron Tveit at Catch Me If You Can

Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick ventured down from Manhattan's Upper East Side over to the Theater District on April 21 to check out Broadway's hit new musical Catch Me If You Can. Westwick had good reason for taking in the swinging new musical, the show stars frequent Gossip Girl guest star Aaron Tveit! The Broadway vet has appeared on Gossip ...

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The Book of Butz: Catch Me Star Norbert Leo Butz Goes Side by Side by Susan Blackwell

The Book of Butz: Catch Me Star Norbert Leo Butz Goes Side by Side by Susan Blackwell

On this month's episode of Side by Side by Susan Blackwell, our fabulous hostess spends an afternoon in the stacks of New York's legendary Strand Books with Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz, now starring on Broadway in Catch Me If You Can. The conversation veers down several unforgettable alleys. Why did Butz's childhood room spell like Fritos? What did ...

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Flying High with the Stars and Starry Guests on Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can

Flying High with the Stars and Starry Guests on Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can

It was a ’60s-style love-in (minus the hippie vibe) at the Neil Simon Theatre on April 10, as the new musical Catch Me If You Can had its official Broadway opening. Joining the stars—including Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz, Tom Wopat and Kerry Butler—were an array of celeb guests, many of them on hand to support the composing team of ...

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Squigs Goes On the Run to Pen a Portrait of Catch Me If You Can

Squigs Goes On the Run to Pen a Portrait of Catch Me If You Can

The new Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can takes audiences on a merry chase, as FBI agent Carl Hanratty (Norbert Leo Butz) pursues youthful con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. (Aaron Tveit). Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson recently saw the swinging show at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre, then sat down to draw Tveit, Butz and (from top) co-stars ...

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Frank Abagnale Jr. to Host Talk-Back at Catch Me If You Can, the Musical Based on His Life

Frank Abagnale Jr. to Host Talk-Back at Catch Me If You Can, the Musical Based on His Life

Curious about what the real Frank Abagnale Jr. is really like? Audience members at the April 14 performance of Catch Me If You Can can see and hear him onstage at the Neil Simon Theatre at a post-show talk-back session. Actor Aaron Tveit portrays Abagnale in the musical based on his adventures as a teenage con artist.

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Great Catch! Jackman, LuPone, the Broderick Family & More Celebrate Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can

Great Catch! Jackman, LuPone, the Broderick Family & More Celebrate Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can
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You've heard of the Rat Pack? Well, opening night of Catch Me If You Can was an unofficial meeting of the Shaiman & Wittman Pack. The starry pals of composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman came out in droves on April 10 to cheer the latest Broadway musical from the creators of Hairspray. After the performance at Broadway's Neil Simon ...

Wicked Good! Fans Love Catch Me's Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero

Wicked Good! Fans Love Catch Me's Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero

In honor of Norbert Leo Butz's return to Broadway in Catch Me If You Can, Broadway.com asked readers to pick their favorite of the Tony winner's past roles. The votes are in, and fans most enjoyed seeing Butz "dancing through life" as Wicked's Fiyero. The charming prince landed in first place with 31% of votes. Butz originated the ...

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Did Catch Me If You Can Capture the Hearts of Our Word of Mouth Reviewers?

Did Catch Me If You Can Capture the Hearts of Our Word of Mouth Reviewers?

Broadway has a soft spot for con artists, from The Music Man and Guys and Dolls to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Now there’s a charming new crook on the Great White Way, Frank Abagnale Jr. (played by Aaron Tveit), in Catch Me If You Can. Broadway.com sent Word of Mouth panelists Lorin, Tony and David to the Neil Simon Theatre ...

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Weekend Poll: What's Your All-Time Favorite Norbert Leo Butz Role?

Weekend Poll: What's Your All-Time Favorite Norbert Leo Butz Role?

The flashy new Broadway show Catch Me If You Can marks a return to musicals for multitalented star Norbert Leo Butz, who plays intrepid FBI agent Carl Hanratty. Since earning a Best Actor Tony in 2005 for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Butz has proved equally adept at comedic and dramatic roles, which got us thinking about the incredible range he has ...

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First Look at Aaron Tveit and the High-Flying Cast of Catch Me If You Can

First Look at Aaron Tveit and the High-Flying Cast of Catch Me If You Can
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Aaron Tveit is flying high as Frank Abagnale Jr., the youthful con artist who successfully poses as an airline pilot (among other false identities) and charms the ladies in the new Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can. We’ve got brand-new production shots from photographer Joan Marcus showing Tveit and co-stars Norbert Leo Butz, Tom Wopat, Kerry Butler & more ...

The Real Frank Abagnale on Being Played by DiCaprio & Tveit in Catch Me If You Can

The Real Frank Abagnale on Being Played by DiCaprio & Tveit in Catch Me If You Can

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Frank W. Abagnale Jr. has led two fascinating and vastly different lives. The first was as a teenage con man who demonstrated a gift for forging checks, impersonating pros (including airline pilots, doctors and lawyers) and avoiding arrest around the world. After paying his debt to society, Abagnale went straight with a vengeance, building a career as ...

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Sexy Rotten Scoundrel! Catch Me Star Aaron Tveit on Scheming, Stressing and Seducing Naughty Nurses

Sexy Rotten Scoundrel! Catch Me Star Aaron Tveit on Scheming, Stressing and Seducing Naughty Nurses

On this week’s episode of Show People, host Paul Wontorek sits down with Aaron Tveit, the 27-year-old veteran of Rent, Hairspray and Next to Normal who's now stepping into leading man shoes as the star of the new multi-million dollar musical Catch Me If You Can. Find out what intrigues the young rising star about the fascinating story of con ...

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Aaron Tveit, Catch Me If You Can's 'Star on the Rise,' Featured in Vanity Fair

Aaron Tveit, Catch Me If You Can's 'Star on the Rise,' Featured in Vanity Fair

When Vanity Fair decided to spotlight Aaron Tveit of Catch Me If You Can in the April 2011 issue, the magazine tapped an expert to comment on Tveit's performance as charming con artist Frank Abagnale Jr.: the man himself! Now an FBI fraud expert, the real Abagnale writes, “To be portrayed twice by such talented young men—first by Leonardo DiCaprio ...

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Angela Lansbury and Friends to Salute Terrence McNally at Acting Company Benefit

Angela Lansbury and Friends to Salute Terrence McNally at Acting Company Benefit

A starry salute to Terrence McNally, Angela Lansbury and Friends, will be held on March 28 at the Longacre Theatre, with proceeds benefitting The Acting Company. The evening will be written and directed by Tony winner John Doyle, with musical direction by Mary Mitchell Campbell.

Joining Lansbury will be Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Edie Falco, Roger Rees and ...

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Swinging Songs & Leggy Ladies: In Rehearsal with Catch Me If You Can

Swinging Songs & Leggy Ladies: In Rehearsal with Catch Me If You Can

Who knew Catch Me If You Can, the based-on-a-true story of a teenage jet-setter who cons his way around the world and his straight-arrow FBI nemesis, would bring sexy back to Broadway? Well, get a taste of this sizzling new musical with charismatic stars Aaron Tveit (as schemer Frank Abagnale Jr.), Norbert Leo Butz (as FBI agent Carl Hanratty) and ...

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Con Game! Lying and Cheating with the Stars of Catch Me If You Can

Con Game! Lying and Cheating with the Stars of Catch Me If You Can

Every night, they'll tell the story of one of the greatest con men who ever lived: Frank Abagnale, the famous teenage schemer who lied and cheated his way around the world. So it only seemed natural to dig into the shady pasts of the stars and creators of the new musical Catch Me If You Can when Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek ...

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Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz and the Cast of Catch Me If You Can Offer a Peek at the New Musical

Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz and the Cast of Catch Me If You Can Offer a Peek at the New Musical
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Catch Me If You Can is racing toward its March 11 start date at the Neil Simon Theatre, but on February 10 the new musical's creative team invited the press to take a sneak peek at several energetic production numbers from the show. Stars Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz, Kerry Butler, Tom Wopat and more were on hand to strut ...

Catch Me If You Can Announces Four-Day Postponement in Start of Previews

Catch Me If You Can Announces Four-Day Postponement in Start of Previews

The forthcoming Broadway production of Catch Me If You Can has delayed the start of previews for four days, to March 11. According to a release from producers Margo Lion and Hal Luftig, "The four-day postponement is necessary to accommodate the production’s load in and technical rehearsal schedule, which had been compressed due to the extension of the previous tenant ...

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Broadway Divas Orfeh and Rachelle Rak 'Sas It Up' in Therapy

Broadway Divas Orfeh and Rachelle Rak 'Sas It Up' in Therapy

Sexy Broadway showgirl Rachelle Rak finished up a month-long run as host of the weekly Broadway Brouhaha under the musical direction of Steven Jamail at midtown gay hotspot Therapy with a special guest appearance by Legally Blonde Tony nominee Orfeh on January 26, 2011. The two divas were on fire for their fans as Rak boogied to her dance singles ...

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Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit & Co. Begin Rehearsals for Catch Me If You Can

Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit & Co. Begin Rehearsals for Catch Me If You Can
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If the cast of Catch Me If You Can looked at ease during a first rehearsal photo op on January 24, they had good reason: The leading players created their roles in the musical’s 2009 Seattle tryout, and they’re delighted to be reunited for the Broadway production. Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit, Tom Wopat and other cast members gathered at ...

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