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Catch Me If You Can – May 2016

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Williamstown Musical Theatre Company is proud to present the Australian Premiere production of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN running from the 6th to 21st May 2016 at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre.


Based on the 2002 hit film of the same name starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN captures the astonishing true story of Frank Abignale Jr, a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer, and a jet pilot, all before the age of 21.


Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager Frank 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 cheques, Frank lives the high life and wins the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country to make him pay for his crimes.


Nominated for 4 TONY Awards including Best Musical, this high-flying musical comedy, featuring a swinging-sixties score, is all about chasing your dreams and not getting caught.


Friday 6th May at 8pm – Opening Night Gala
Saturday 7th May at 8pm – Canapes & Champagne
Sunday 8th May at 2pm – Devonshire Tea (Mothers Day)


Friday 13th May at 8pm
Saturday 14th May at 8pm
Sunday 15th May at 2pm


Thursday 19th May at 8pm
Friday 20th May at 8pm
Saturday 21st May at 8pm


    • Full – $35.00
    • Concession† – $31.00
    • Child (16 & under) – $31.00
    • Group (10+) – $31.00
    • Opening Night Gala – Full $38.00/ Concession, Child & Group $34.00

† Applies to holders of: Student Card, Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card or Senior’s Card.


Production Managers – Marcus Cassidy-Anderson
Shane Foster
Director – Amy Bryans
Musical Director – Stacey-Louise Camilleri
Choreographer – Steven Rostron
Costume Design – Jodi Hope
Hair / Wig Mistress – Robyn Duggan-Stewart
Make-Up / Hair Design – Ang Cuy
Lighting Design / Operation – Vanessa Burke
Dome Operators – Simone Speakman, Jessica Quayle
Specialty Lighting – Jack Neill
Sound Design – Marcello Lo Ricco – LSS Productions
Steve Cooke – LSS Productions
Sound Operator – Joshua Aiello
Set Design / Scenic Art – Norm Cassidy-Anderson
Head of Set Construction – Norm Cassidy-Anderson
Set Construction – Norm Cassidy-Anderson, Jack Neill, Shane Foster, Marcus Cassidy-Anderson, Tania Behre, Cameron Sharp, Richard Perdriau, Dylan Henry, Stuart Dodge
Properties Manager – Patricia Chetcuti
Stage Manager – Jayson Fry
Assistant Stage Manager – Laura Potter
Backstage Crew – Matt Morton, Tim Maloney, Gabriella Barbagallo, Paul Dodson, Jake Privett, Patricia Chetcuti
Lead Costume Assistant – Louise Parsons
Costume Assistants – Thursday Hang, Suzanne Ellt, Ary Siti, Paula Morgan, Sarah Volkov, Georgia Zarewicz, Glenn Membrey, Lynne Podesta-Muir, Rhyanna Martinussen, Manna Ly
Rehearsal Pianists – Declan McGavin, Cameron Thomas, Daniel Tusjak
Asst. Choreographer – Nadia Gianinotti
Dance Captain – Ashley Tynan
Flyer / Program Design – Nathan Toovey
Photography – Gavin D Andrew
Marketing & Publicity – Marcus Cassidy-Anderson, Shane Foster
Program Coordinator – Patricia Chetcuti
“Jack” of All Trades – Jack Neill
Box Office Phone – Jack Neill
Opening Night Gala Supper – Peter Stanek
Canapés for Canapés and Champagne Night – WMTC Management
Devonshire Tea Scones – Hot Golden Bakery & Cakes
Bar, Ushers & Usherettes – Family and Friends of WMTC Inc
Frank Abagnale Jr – Thomas Bradford
Carl Hanratty – Stuart Dodge
Frank Abagnale Sr – Richard Perdriau
Paula Abagnale – Bianca Giorgetti
Brenda Strong – Rachel Rai
Carol Strong – Serenity Harbour
Roger Strong – Stephen McMahon
Agent Branton – Dylan Henry
Agent Dollar – James Robertson
Agent Cod – Douglas Costello
Ensemble – Ali Hickerson
Andrew Steen
Ashley Tynan
Chris Tunks
Daz Martin
Hayley Nissen
Olivia Fildes
Sarah Kate Hanley
Saskia Scott