'Catch Me If You Can' Takes Flight On Broadway

Aaron Tveit stars in the musical adaptation as Frank Abagnale Jr., a real-life counterfeiter and imposter who spent most of the 1960s on the run from the FBI. i i

hide captionAaron Tveit stars in the musical adaptation as Frank Abagnale Jr., a real-life counterfeiter and imposter who spent most of the 1960s on the run from the FBI.

Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group
Aaron Tveit stars in the musical adaptation as Frank Abagnale Jr., a real-life counterfeiter and imposter who spent most of the 1960s on the run from the FBI.

Aaron Tveit stars in the musical adaptation as Frank Abagnale Jr., a real-life counterfeiter and imposter who spent most of the 1960s on the run from the FBI.

Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group
As FBI Agent Carl Hanratty, Norbert Leo Butz plays the foil to Tveit's Abagnale. Since serving jail time for stealing millions, Abagnale has become a consultant for the agency that caught him. i i

hide captionAs FBI Agent Carl Hanratty, Norbert Leo Butz plays the foil to Tveit's Abagnale. Since serving jail time for stealing millions, Abagnale has become a consultant for the agency that caught him.

Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group
As FBI Agent Carl Hanratty, Norbert Leo Butz plays the foil to Tveit's Abagnale. Since serving jail time for stealing millions, Abagnale has become a consultant for the agency that caught him.

As FBI Agent Carl Hanratty, Norbert Leo Butz plays the foil to Tveit's Abagnale. Since serving jail time for stealing millions, Abagnale has become a consultant for the agency that caught him.

Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group

The 2002 hit film, Catch Me If You Can, told the true story of a teenaged con artist who successfully posed as an airline pilot, a doctor and a lawyer, while stealing millions of dollars.

Now that story has been turned into a splashy new Broadway musical, by the same team that created Hairspray. Jeff Lunden reports that the true story is just as interesting as the musical.

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