Friday, December 18, 2020

Listen to Derek Klena on the Latest Episode of DRAMA. Podcast

Tony Award nominee Derek Klena (Jagged Little Pill, Anastasia) brought his stories and charm to the theatre and entertainment podcast DRAMA. with Connor & Dylan MacDowell. The boys disc…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

VIDEO: Quentin Garzón and Thom Sesma Sing 'Butter Outta Cream'

Quentin Garzón has released a new video, featuring himself and Thom Sesma performing 'Butter Outta Cream' from Catch Me If You Can, with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Marc Shaiman &am…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Creatives by JK

Last week's Musical of the Month column focused on what has become of the original cast of Hairspray since they took Broadway by storm during the summer of 2002. This week, we'll take a loo…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Cast by JK

We started off this month's Musical of the Month, Hairspray with a look back at the origins and facts behind the original Broadway production. This week, we take a closer look at that cas…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: "Fly, Fly Away" Summer, It's The First Day of Autumn!

Too on the nose? First day of Autumn? Broadway and Touring Star Autumn Hurlbert singing "Fly, Fly Away" from Catch Me If You Can!

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Aaron Tveit, Jeremy Jordan & More Broadway Faves Tapped for Hallmark Holiday Movies by Lindsey Sullivan

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas—all right, no it's not, but the Hallmark Channel has announced its forthcoming lineup of holiday movies. A few Broadway favorites are set to sta…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Aaron Tveit Serenading Us With "Seven Wonders"

On July 7th, we found the sweet Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman song "Seven Wonders" from the 2011 Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can starring Aaron Tveit.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite New Musicals Based on Films by JK

Love 'em or hate 'em, musicals based on films have been on Broadway for decades. There have been some great ones (Grand Hotel, Sunset Boulevard), and some not so great ones (you know what we…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Choreo Spiral: Full Out YouTube Spiral of Jerry Mitchell's Fantastic Choreo!

It's Catch Me If You Can's 9th Broadway Anniversary! Enjoy a high energy YouTube spiral by the show's fantastic choreographer, the award winning Jerry Mitchell!

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Revisit Catch Me If You Can Starring Aaron Tveit and Norbert Leo Butz by Marc J. Franklin

The stage adaptation of the 2002 film opened at the Neil Simon Theatre April 10, 2011.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tug Rice Pays Tribute to the Career and Characters of Late Broadway Great Terrence McNally by

The theater world was stunned by the death of playwright Terrence McNally, who left a remarkable canon of plays and musicals over his six-decade career as a playwright and librettist. Broadw…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Stephen Christopher Anthony on How Leading the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Is Like a 'Free Fall' by Ryan Gilbert

Originally from Miami, Florida, Stephen Christopher Anthony began his formal training at the New World School of the Art, before pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Music Theatre) d…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Corbin Bleu to Star in Catch Me If You Can in Washington, D.C. by Diep Tran

Corbin Bleu, last seen on Broadway in Kiss Me, Kate, is about to dance his way out of some white-collar crimes. Bleu will star as the conman Frank Abagnale Jr. in a production of Catch Me…

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New Theresa Rebeck, Craig Lucas Plays to Premiere at Arena Stage 2020-21 Season

The season will also include a production of Catch Me If You Can starring Corbin Bleu, among many other offerings.

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Arena Stage Announces 2020/21 Season; Corbin Bleu in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, and More!

Arena Stage has announced its 2020/21 Season, which is set to include five world premieres, four plays and three musicals, including a Corbin Bleu-led Catch Me If You Can.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Scott Wittman!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning lyricist and director Scott Wittman about Frank Sinatra's 1966 live album, 'Sinatra at the Sands.' They also discuss Bette Midler, Patti …

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Large, Gorgeous, Extravagant Bouquet Wasted on Ensemble Member by Broadway Beat

by Aidan Sears. @aidanjsears. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Confusion arose in the audience last night after the Schaumburg Community Theatre’s performance of Catch Me If You Can, with theater-goers …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Lempika, Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Marc Shaiman to Write Original Music for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning composer Marc Shaiman has been recruited to pen original music for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. The previously announced production, …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

“I Wanna be a Producer”: 10 Q & A’s with a Tony Award Winning Producer by Performerstuff

“I Wanna Be a Producer”: 10 Q & A’s with a Tony Award-Winning Producer Written by: Alex Muscaro Date: October 14th, 2019 Some of the essential players in the theatre-making pr…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Catch Me If You Can, The Musical’ at Howard Community College by Carolyn Kelemen

These are heady times for Toby Orenstein. This weekend she commemorates 47 years as founding artistic director of the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) and four decades at the helm …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Moulin Rouge! becomes an extravagant, head-spinning Broadway musical by Leah Greenblatt

The spectacular spectacular, the ring-ding razzle dazzle, the gitchie gitchie ya-ya da-da: It’s all in Moulin Rouge!, a Broadway musical so stuffed with songs and sequins and sheer, outrag…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Mr. Broadway July 2019: Moulin Rouge!'s Aaron Tveit by JK

Who's our favorite Broadway Bohemian? This guy! Who's one of only a few people who made the Les Miz movie worth watching? This guy! Who was the very first Mr. Broadway on this blog - Septem…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Norbert Leo Butz Cast in New Film Flag Day from Ferryman Scribe Jez Butterworth by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz is among a newly announced slate of stars set to appear in Flag Day, a new motion picture written by 2019 Tony winner Jez Butterworth (The Ferryman). Os…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

All About Terrence! Chita Rivera, Nathan Lane, Rita Moreno & More Salute 2019 Lifetime Achievement Tony Honoree Terrence McNally by Beth Stevens & Paul Wontorek

Terrence McNally is a titan of the theater. With two dozen Broadway productions under his belt, he has won Tony Awards for his plays Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class as well as the…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jay Armstrong Johnson Interview: "The Phantom of the Opera" by Adam Rothenberg

By the time I got to interview Jay Armstrong Johnson in 2012, I had already been a big fan of his as I had previously seen him in the Broadway revival of Hair & the Off-Broadway producti…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Catch Me If You Can Cast Announced by Arts Review

The producer who brought you Cry-Baby, High Fidelity and Rent, Lauren Peters, is thrilled to announce the stellar cast of the upcoming adventurous, inquisitive and ingeniously criminal music…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ms. Broadway May 2019: Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler by JK

I've had the pleasure of seeing Ms. Broadway May 2019 in nine different shows over the years, from her Broadway debut in Blood Brothers all the way through to her triple-role turn in last …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: Lifetime Achievement in the Theater Honorees by JK

I'm a bad theater fan! I will be out of town when the Tony Award nominations are being announced. Actually, to be more specific, I will be en route to my destination and unable to see them f…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at theNeil SimonTheatre.

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