Friday, September 20, 2019

Schoolhouse Arts Center presents “Catch Me If You Can” musical September 27 to October 6

Once again, Schoolhouse Arts Center (SHAC)is pulling out all the stops to bring great entertainment to audiences this fall. From September 27 to October 6, the SHAC will be presenting the wonderfully entertaining musical comedy “Catch Me If You Can”, directed by Jake Boyce. “Catch Me If You Can” is a big and bright spectacle with high-energy dance numbers and a riveting musical comedy that is sure to set toes tapping and laughter throughout the performance.  

This PG-13 play is based on the hit film and the incredible true story, “Catch Me If You Can”.  It 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”).  Schoolhouse is presenting a play that has not been presented in Maine for several years and is certain to be a hit. fame and fortune, precocious teenager, Frank Abignale, 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.

“Catch Me If You Can” will be presented at Schoolhouse on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m. for only two weekends.  Order tickets before they are sold out. Tickets are available through the Schoolhouse web site at 

Adult tickets are $19, seniors or students are $17.  A $2 discount on your order is available by using the coupon code CatchMe30 when ordering your tickets online before Sept 27. The Schoolhouse is located at 16 Richville Road in Standish just 7 miles west of North Windham or Gorham center. 

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