Catch Me If You Can

9th to 24th November, 2018
The Arcadians' Miner's Lamp Theatre

Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman
Based on the DreamWorks Motion Picture


Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, Catch Me If You Can is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. Nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Musical, this delightfully entertaining show was created by a Tony Award-winning “dream team,” with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime) and a swinging score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray).

Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager, Frank Abagnale, Jr., runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer – living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. When Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent, Carl Hanratty, though, Carl pursues Frank across the country to make him pay for his crimes.

Friday 9 November 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday 10 November 2018 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Friday 16 November 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday 17 November 2018 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday 18 November 2018 at 2:00pm
Friday 23 November 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday 24 November 2018 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Production Team:

Director    Daniel Stefanovski

Musical Director  David Wassink

Choreographer   Courtney Paulson

Producers  Chris Micallef & Liza Allen

Costumes   Sheridan Downey

Assistant Director   Justin Clarke

Assistant MD   Jessie-Rose Sleiman

Lighting Design    Curtis Paz



Congratulations to our cast and well done to everyone who auditioned, the quality was high and the decisions were hard.  If you missed out this time please keep an eye out for our 2019 season to be announced soon and if you would like to help out with this production please email to register your interest.

Frank Abagnale Jr:  David Rule

Carl Hanratty:  Justin Huntsdale

Frank Abagnale Sr:  Damien Morley

Paula Abagnale:  Lisa Wellings

Brenda Strong:  Jesse Cleal

Roger Strong:  Colin Coakes

Carol Strong:  Katie Polybank


Tahliah Duck, Kelly Duroy, Erin Hall, William Holland, Kezia Killin, Tim Love, Jordan Pearce, Ella Perusco, Vince Picton, Dimity Quinlan, John Reynolds, Zoe Rose, Bart Tuohey, Brian Wellings

Important Information:

First rehearsal is Wed 25th of July at Corrimal RSL (upstairs).
There will be a  $20 deposit required for your script.
Arcadians membership ($30) must be paid in full by the 3rd rehearsal

If you are new to Arcadians, you will need to complete our Membership Form and give it to Liza at rehearsals either with cash or pay online as per the membership form instructions or see below.

If you are renewing, fees may be paid via direct deposit into the Arcadians bank account.
Account Name: Arcadians Theatre Group BSB: 802 249 Account Number: 126437540 Reference Number: 141 Surname First Initial (eg, 141GreenR) E-mail EFT receipt to: Cash payments can be paid directly to the Producer.
A full rehearsal schedule will be available at the first rehearsal.