Troika Entertainment, LLC has announced initial casting for the national tour of Catch Me If You Can, which will kick off at the Providence Performing Arts Center on October 7.
Based on the hit DreamWorks film, the musical 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.
Stephen Anthony will star as con artist Frank Abagnale, Jr. with Merritt David Janes as FBI agent Carl Hanratty.
The cast will also feature Aubrey Mae Davis as Brenda Strong, Caitlin Maloney as Paula Abagnale, Amy Burgmaier as Carol Strong, D. Scott Withers as Roger Strong, Travis Mitchellas Agent Branton, Ben Laxton as Agent Dollar, Derrick Parks as Agent Cod, Amanda Braun, Ashley Chasteen, Taylor Collins, Vanessa Dunleavy, Michael Graceffa, Colleen Hayes, Mary Claire King, Trevor Leaderbrand, Casey Renee Rogers, Daniel J. Self, Allyson Tolbert, Nadia Vynnytsky and Bradley Allan Zarr.
The musical features a book by Terrence McNally, a score by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, choreography by Jerry Mitchell and direction by Jack O’Brien.
Scenic design is by David Rockwell, costumes are based on the original design by William Ivey Long, lighting design is by Kenneth Posner and sound design is by Peter McBoyle.