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"Catch Me If You Can"

Friday, May 06, 2011

Aaron Tveit, who plays Frank Abagnale, Jr., and Tony Award nominee Tom Wopat, who plays Frank Abagnale, Sr., talk about the Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can.” It’s based on the book and hit 2002 film of the same name directed by Stephen Spielberg, and tells the astonishing true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer, and a jet pilot—all before the age of 21—and his pursuit by straight-arrow FBI agent Carl Hanratty.

Guests:

Aaron Tveit and Tom Wopat
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Comments [2]

Taylor

The show definitely does not encourage people to be involved in crime. It simply tells a fascinating true story. Have you ever even seen the show? I think you would be surprised as to how they can make this amazing story into a musical. The main character Frank (Aaron Tveit) has to deal with a lot of hardships that come along with being a con man, including trouble with his father. Maybe you should get your facts straight before you throw your opinions around and criticize a phenomenal piece of art.

May. 10 2011 04:29 PM
sophia

How sad you that you gave time to this obnoxious show. Despite all the pretentious moralizing of people profiting from the show, the message people take away seems to be "look what fun crime can be." I switched stations quickly.

May. 06 2011 01:05 PM

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