The Penn Yan Academy Drama Club presents the hit Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can this weekend.

Catch Me If You Can, like the DreamWorks Motion Picture of the same title, follows the unbelievable true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Junior Noah Detar). Abagnale, a con man and master of fraud, wrote over $2.5 million in bad checks and took on a number of identities between the ages of 15-21. The musical follows Frank as he is pursued across the country by FBI Special Agent Carl Hanratty (Senior Juan Espana) and his team (Senior Ivan Rosas, Junior Owen McFarland, and Sophomore Jacob Eskildsen), working to stay a step ahead of the authorities and find the life he dreams of after the separation of his parents (Seniors Zack Blauvelt and Jessica Rossi). Frank is living the high life until he decides to impersonate a doctor and meets Nurse Brenda Strong (Junior Jenna Compton). As Hanratty and his men close in, a trip to visit Brenda’s parents (Seniors Dan Falter and Ruby Schwartz) threatens to change Frank’s life forever.

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The show stars a strong ensemble cast including Triana Burgos-Farnan, Collin Cummings, Riley Dallos, Samantha Denson, Genna Elliot, Maddie Flynn, Paul Gaston, Mary Gulick, McKelvie Jensen, Amelia LeVea, Violet McCarley, Kailee McCormick, Natasha Rivers, Lexi Strong, Kyrsten Wayand, Cami Webber, Shelby Woodard, and Grace Worth.

Presale tickets are available at Long’s Cards and Books, Milly’s Pantry, Pinckney Hardware, or online at for $8 for students/seniors and $9 for adults. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $9 for students/seniors and $10 for adults. Discounted season passes are still available. Contact for more information.