On July 9th, Aaron Tveit and a slew of other Broadway stars lent their support of adoptable dogs and cats at the 13th Annual Broadway Barks!. There, he introduced several animals that were seeking new homes to a gathered crowd. Catch Me If You Can costar, Kerry Butler, was also in attendance. You can check out a ton of additional information on the event at Broadway World, including the entire roster of talents in attendance. Photos had been added to the Gallery.
Pictures from the Broadway Show League Allstars Game, which took place on July 7th, have been added to the Gallery. Aaron Tveit was part of the Times Square Slammers, alongside Adam Dannheisser (Rock of Ages) and many others. Unfortunately, after being tied in the sixth inning (11-11), the Slammers eventually lost to the Broadway Bombers, 16-11. With a rain cooling down the hot afternoon, it looks like the day was still enjoyable for all involved.
Congratulations to all involved with the Catch Me If You Can production for hitting their 100th performance on Broadway, July 6th! The cast – Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz, and Kerry Butler – celebrated alongside the musical’s composers with a cake. Celebrity guests also stopped by to show their support, including Laura Linney, J.R. Martinez, and Susan Lucci.
This year’s Broadway Barks! will be held on Saturday, July 9th, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at Shubert Park. The list of Broadway stars that will present adoptable cats and dogs from city animal shelters includes Aaron Tveit, along with Catch Me If You Can costars, Norbert Leo Butz and Kerry Butler, along with his previous costar in Next To Normal, Jennifer Damiano. A full list of those expected to be at the event can be seen on Playbill. The annual event was founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore in an attempt to give adoptable pets a new home along in addition to raising money in support of local animal shelters and organizations.
Broadway.com has uploaded a video from the Catch Me If You Can signing and performances at Barnes & Noble on June 28th. There are a couple of interviews scattered throughout live footage of the company (Marc Shaiman!) singing tunes from the musical, including some of Aaron Tveit talking about his opinions on the album.
Although not much information has yet been released about the June 28th 92YTribeca performance and talk for Catch Me If You Can, some photos are now available. They were originally posted on the official 92YTribeca Flickr. Check out shots of Aaron singing “Goodbye” from the musical, and him listening to show-stopping performances from costar Kerry Butler and composer Marc Shaiman.
Earlier today, June 28th, several cast members from Catch Me If You Can made a special appearance at Barnes & Noble for the musical’s album release. There, they mingled with fans and even signed a few copies of the OBCR. Aaron Tveit performed at the event as well, both solo (“Goodbye”) and in a raucous, casual duet with Norbert Leo Butz (“Stuck Together (Strange But True)”). I’m still waiting for professional footage to be uploaded; in the meantime, you can check out some videos captured by fans in the links below:
Yankee Stadium hosted the Bombers Boomer Broadway Softball Classic yesterday, June 27th, and none other than Aaron Tveit was in attendance. The games opened with a rendition of the National Anthem as sung by Aaron, then he hit the field with other Broadway stars to compete in a friendly game to help raise money for the Boomer Esiason Foundation Fighting Cystic Fibrosis and The Actors Fund. Unfortunately, Aaron’s team lost; it was 7-5, with the Slammers taking the title over the Bombers.
Pictures from the 2011 National High School Musical Theater Awards are surfacing, including new images of Aaron Tveit in a navy suit with an appropriately themed nautical tie (featuring anchors on a light blue color). The awards are currently going on, so details on the evening are sparse. In the meantime, you might want to check out ATF’s Twitter, as I’ll be re-Tweeting comments from patrons attending the event tonight.
A couple of new images have been added to the Gallery. On April 18th of this year, the Catch Me If You Can company tucked into a studio to sing for the original Broadway cast recording. Sh-K-Boom & Ghostlight Records recently posted these pictures of Aaron Tveit during the session, both waiting for his cue and lending his leading man voice. Check out the pictures at the ATF Gallery, and be sure to stop by Matthew Murphy – the photographer’s – site as well.