Single tickets for Catch Me If You Can Go On Sale at 9 a.m., Monday, Sept. 10
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS—Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that individual tickets for Catch Me If You Can will go on sale Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at 9 a.m. in person at the State Theatre Box Office and at 10 a.m. online through HennepinTheatreTrust.org or by calling 1.800.982.2787. Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, Catch Me If You Can debuts in Minnesota December 11-16, 2012 at Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Orpheum Theatre. It is part of Hennepin Theatre Trust’s 2012/13 Broadway Across America-Minneapolis Season.
This high-flying musical captures the astonishing life of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a world class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot–all before age 21. With straight arrow FBI agent Carl Hanratty on Frank’s trail, the show takes off on a jet-setting, cat-and-mouse chase set to a jazzy, swinging sixties score that keeps the adventure in constant motion. In the end, Agent Hanratty learns he and Frank aren’t so very different after all, and Frank find outs what happens when love catches up with a man on the run.
This engagement follows hot on the heels of the recent Broadway run, where the show received considerable acclaim. The New York Times exclaims, “Hot diggity! This portrait of the con artist as a young man comes to ecstatic life.” WOR Radio calls it “absolutely marvelous” and proclaims Catch Me If You Can “a real Broadway musical with showstoppers to enthrall just about everyone.” And Vanity Fair says “Catch Me will move you to live life to the fullest and dance past anything standing in your way,” and urges “Get your seats now!”
Catch Me If You Can is based on Frank Abagnale’s New York Times bestselling autobiography, published by Broadway Paperbacks, and the hit 2002 film of the same name directed by Steven Spielberg with screenplay by Jeff Nathanson and book by Frank Abagnale, Jr.
Nominated for four Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards, Catch Me If You Can features a Tony Award-winning creative team, with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime), an irresistible score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray), choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Legally Blonde) and direction by Jack O’Brien (Hairspray, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels). Scenic design for Catch Me If You Can is by David Rockwell (Hairspray), costume design is by five-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long (The Producers), lighting design is by Tony Award winner Kenneth Posner (Wicked) and sound design is by Peter McBoyle. For more information visit www.CatchMeOnTour.com.
Individual tickets for Catch Me If You Can go on sale on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., tickets will only be available in person at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Avenue, Mpls., 55402). Beginning at 10 a.m., tickets will also be available online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org or through Ticketmaster by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Ticket Center. Tickets start at $34 (subject to change). All prices include applicable facility fees. Additional charges may apply. Groups of 10 or more should call 612.373.5665 for information and reservations.
Performance dates for Catch Me If You Can are Tuesday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. Performance times are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m.