Frank Abagnale, Jr., the True Story Inspiration for Catch Me If You Can, Will do Post-Show Q & A on Opening Night at the Orpheum Theatre, December 11, 2012
Thursday, December 6, 2012
WHAT: Frank Abagnale, Jr., the person whose astonishing true story inspired the
Catch Me If You Can musical and film, will appear in person to do a
Post-Show Question and Answer session at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. Ticketed members of the audience are invited to stay after the performance to ask questions.
Reporters, television camera crews and print still photographers are invited to participate and photograph.
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, post-show, approximately 10:00–10:20 p.m.,
immediately following the opening night performance of the Catch Me If You Can touring musical, running December 11-16, 2012 at the Orpheum. To purchase tickets visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1.800.982.2787.
WHO: Frank Abagnale, Jr., was a world-class con artist and check forger who
posed as a doctor, lawyer and a jet pilot–all before age 21. After he was caught by the FBI agent, Joseph Shea, who relentlessly pursued him, he did prison time and ultimately began working, consulting and teaching with the FBI, a role he continues to this day. The Catch Me musical was nominated for four Tony Awards and features a Tony Award-winning creative team with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime), a score by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman (Hairspray), choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Legally Blonde) and direction by Jack O’Brien (Hairspray, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels).
WHERE: Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN.
RSVP: If you are planning to send a reporter, camera crew or photographer to the Q & A, please call or email to guarantee access: Karen Nelson, Communications Director,
at 612.455.9526 or Karen.Nelson@HennepinTheatreTrust.org