Being a young adult takes on a new meaning for Frank Abagnale, Jr. in the hit musical Catch Me if You Can. Based on the hit 2002 movie with the same name, Catch Me if You Can tells the story of Frank as he goes from teenager to FBI’s most wanted. Catch Me if You Can combines classic Broadway with a modern touch, making it a fantastic musical for a date night out. Catch Me if You Can greatly mimics the movie in both plot and dialogue. The major difference, though, is the interjections of musical numbers within the show, bringing the action to the bigger-than life Broadway style.
Every character was played to its fullest. Merritt David Janes, who played Carl Hanratty, was fantastic. His portrayal of the obsessive FBI agent was compelling, and his bluesy voice helped bring the audience into the story. Playing Frank Abagnale, Jr., Stephen Anthony‘s lovely singing voice is what brought the show to life, and his comedic timing was impeccable. He single-handedly fought his way through the show, depicting the lovable crook so common in old Broadway shows.
Dallas Summer Musicals brings Catch Me if You Can to the Musical Hall in Fair Park from Tuesday, February 12 through Sunday, February 24, 2013. You can purchase your tickets here. With all of these opportunities to see the show, why would you miss it? So, come see Catch Me if You Can at the Musical Hall at Fair Park, and enjoy a date night out.
Disclosure: Dallas Summer Musicals gave me two tickets to experience the show. My opinions are my own.