Shows People Theatres Awards. Musical Comedy Original Broadway. Opening Date. Closing Date. External Links. Neil Simon Theatre Apr 10, - Sep 04, Media See all 9 photos. Production Staff Opening Night Cast.
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It follows the story of a con artist named Frank Abagnale. The musical was originally scheduled to premiere on July 25, at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle , with Jack O'Brien as director and choreography by Jerry Mitchell. The production received mostly positive reviews from critics. On March 11, , the musical began preview performances on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre , with an official opening date on April 10, The show featured most of the Seattle cast, with Butz, Tveit, Wopat, and Butler appearing in leading roles. The production closed September 4, , after 32 previews and regular performances. The tour was contracted through July 28, In the s, Frank Abagnale Jr. Hanratty asserts that there's no use in running, as his men are trained to shoot.