Great Big Stuff: The Essential Norbert Leo Butz on Disc

By Ben Rimalower
28 Dec 2013

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Catch Me If You Can – Original Cast Recording
Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman and Terrence McNally's 2011 musical Catch Me If You Can marked another graduation of sorts for Butz. The kind of character he once would have played was essayed by Aaron Tveit, while Butz matriculated to the "grown up" part of Carl Hanratty. To put it in movie terms, he was no longer the Leonard DiCaprio; now he was Tom Hanks. This development fit Butz like a glove and he stopped the show every night with "Don't Break The Rules," winning his second Tony Award.

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