The film told the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a compulsive young con man and the federal agent who pursues him over many years. Starring in the picture were Leonardo DiCaprio and Hanks, as well as Christopher Walken as the father of the DiCaprio character.
The fall 2005 reading featured Matthew Morrison at Frank Abagnale, Jr; Lane as Hanratty; Tom Wopat as Frank Abagnale, Sr; Christine Ebersole as Paula Abagnale; Celia Keenan-Bolger as Brenda and Sara Gettelfinger as Cheryl Ann. The ensemble included Chester Gregory, Shayna Steele, Luther Creek and Melinda Hull.
The songlist at the reading included:
"The Real Truth Lies"
"Last December in Montrichard"
"Someone Else's Skin"
"I Don't Get It"
"You Gotta Pay for Love"
"The Man Inside the Clues"
"Butter Outta Cream"
"My Favorite Time of Year"
"Don't Be A Stranger"
"Breaking All the Rules"
"Bury Me Beside the One I Love"
"Fly, Fly Away"
"Running Together, Never Apart "
"Butter Outta Cream Reprise" The picture takes place in the 1960s, a period the writers feel comfortable in, having just worked on the 1962-set Hairspray.