Thursday, June 3, 2021

Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring Corbin Bleu in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Tour & More

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the 2021/22 lineup for the company’s 72nd Season. Arena is excited to welcome back audiences int…

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Corbin Bleu Will Star in Catch Me If You Can During Arena Stage's 2021–2022 Season by Andrew Gans

The season also includes the world-premiere musical American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words, the launch of the Cambodian Rock Band tour, and more.

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Monday, May 17, 2021

Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz on Delving into the Science Fiction World of NBC's Debris by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles features an interview with two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz, who is starring on NBC's new sci-fi drama Debris. The two-time Tony winner is known…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

#39 – Kerry Butler by Elizabeth Wheless

Broadway superstar Kerry Butler ("Hairspray," "Beetlejuice," "Mean Girls," "Catch Me if You Can," "Xanadu") joins David for an ultimate Disney-fan conversation. This Brooklyn girl has loved …

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 6 - 12 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 30 - April 5 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   April 6, 2017: Titans of the cosmetics world faced off in the musical War Paint at the Nederlander Theatre …

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S1/Ep6: ANGIE SCHWORER AND HER BOYS by Elizabeth Wheless

Jack and Brendon have a true Broadway legend gracing the Again From The Top airwaves this week. The one and only Angie Schworer is here! Angie is a Broadway veteran of over 10 Broadway shows…

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Because He Can, Can, Can! Moulin Rouge! Star Aaron Tveit Says He Could Do the Show Tomorrow by Lindsey Sullivan

March 12 marks one year since Broadway shut down due to COVID-19. To observe this surreal milestone, we checked in with Moulin Rouge! star Aaron Tveit, who went live on's …

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"Hit Songs" From Broadway Misfires: Promising Opening Numbers by JK

Picture it. You are settled into your seat in a Broadway theater, the room abuzz, the energy is one of great expectation. You are at a "highly anticipated" new musical, written by an accompl…

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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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