Catch Me If You Can: A New Musical
Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, Catch Me If You Can is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. Nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Musical, this delightfully entertaining show was created by a Tony Award-winning "dream team," with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime) and a swinging score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray).
Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager, Frank Abignale, Jr., runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. When Frank's lies catch the attention of FBI agent, Carl Hanratty, though, Carl pursues Frank across the country to make him pay for his crimes.
Catch Me If You Can is a big and bright spectacle with high-energy dance numbers and a riveting story, making it an ideal choice for Community and Professional theatres. High School performers will enjoy portraying characters of a similar age and will relish the opportunity to sing Shaiman's and Wittman's sparkling new songs.
The WWHS Players present this new musical on January 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7PM, and January 15 at 2PM. Tickets are on sale now!
The WWHS Players are in their ninth year under new artistic directorship, and have brought regional audiences memorable performances such as The Addams Family, The New England Premiere of Big Fish, The RI Premiere of In The Heights, Legally Blonde, Grease, Footloose, Aida, and High School Musical: On Stage.
West Warwick High School Auditorium (View)
1 Webster Knight Dr
West Warwick, RI 02893
|Minimum Age: 4|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|