“It was always the challenge of, ‘Can I get away with this?’” Abagnale said in a BBC interview. “It couldn’t help becoming a game, because I was just a kid. It was also about survival, trying to stay one step ahead of the law, who were chasing me and wanted to put me behind bars.”
The musical adaptation of Catch Me If You Can debuts tonight at 7:30 p.m. and runs through March 10 at the Buell Theatre, in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. For more information, visit www.denvercenter.org.
Tuesdays-Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Starts: Feb. 26. Continues through March 10, 2013