The only thing more challenging than securing a big hit on Broadway is figuring out how to follow it up with another big hit. For the team of the juggernaut musical HAIRSPRAY, that follow up was a musical adaptation of Stephen Spielberg’s hit film CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. And while this story of America’s famed juvenile conman may not have been the resounding success they’d hoped for, there is still plenty to sing about. This week we welcome original Broadway cast member Jay Armstrong Johnson (HAIR, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) to stroll down memory lane and explore the soul of Frank Abagnale Jr, the glory of an amazing female ensemble, and… maypoles?? Special thanks to our listeners for requesting this title!
Follow Jay on Instagram @jay_a_johnson to learn about his latest projects and, just in time for Halloween, get your tickets to his annual I Put a Spell on You (benefitting BC/EFA) which will be live this year at Sony Hall!
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