Catch Me If You Can

"A spectacular spectacular!"

"Dazzles! A genuine jolt of pleasure."

"Star performances from Norbert Leo Butz and Aaron Tveit, and the best new music on Broadway."


As a teenager, Frank Abagnale Jr. charmed his way across the country in an elaborate ruse, masquerading as a pilot, doctor and lawyer… but all he was looking for was a little love. This high-flying original musical is based on the strange-but-true tale, as told in Abagnale’s own memoir and the successful 2002 Steven Spielberg film. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank succeeds at living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. However, when Frank’s antics catch the attention of relentless FBI agent Carl Hanratty, the ultimate chase begins.

Theatre: The Neil Simon Theatre
Opening Date: April 10, 2011

SMP’S Favorite Moment

Watching Norbert Leo Butz perform in a role that fit him way better than his detective suit; Aaron Tveit’s duet with Norbert, “Stuck Together;” meeting the real Frank Abagnale – a true charmer!t recording’s release – when more than a thousand fans gathered online to experience the album together for the first time, and continued the conversation into the wee hours of the morning.

Get The Music

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Catch Me if You Can is available for purchase online.


Norbert Leo Butz

Agent Carl Hanratty

Aaron Tveit

Frank Abagnale, Jr.

Tom Wopat

Frank Abagnale, Sr.

Kerry Butler

Brenda Strong

Rachel deBenedet

Paula Abagnale


Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman


Terrence McNally


Jack O'Brien


Tony Award

Best Actor (Norbert Leo Butz)

Drama Desk Award

Best Actor (Norbert Leo Butz)