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Norbert Leo Butz

The Reviews for BIG FISH are In…

October 8, 2013 // 3 Comments

The reviews are in for Big Fish, and the critics have mixed feelings about the large-scale production.  By all accounts, the musical — based on the Tim Burton movie and the Daniel Wallace novel — features spectacular stage magic from the mind of director Susan Stroman and a lovable leading man in Norbert Leo Butz (as Edward Bloom).  Some ...

The Reviews for Catch Me If You Can are In…

April 11, 2011 // 2 Comments

NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW “As befits a lad of the 1960s with a talent for smooth come-ons, Frank Abagnale Jr. prefaces the story of his life with the promise that it will have “more curves than a Playboy bunny.” But as presented in the new musical “Catch Me if You Can,” which opened Sunday night at the Neil Simon Theater, this portrait of the con ...

Bye Bye “Birdie,” Hello New Work and New Horizons

January 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

Bye Bye “Birdie” [picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=bye+bye+birdie&iid=6822616″ src=”3/a/5/4/Opening_Night_Of_d5b1.jpg?adImageId=9478895&imageId=6822616″ width=”234″ height=”200″ /] The universally panned production of Bye Bye Birdie, starring John Stamos ...

Norbert Leo Butz’ Sister Murdered in Possible Hate Crime

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Norbert Leo Butz’ sister, Teresa Butz, was killed and her partner severely wounded early Sunday by a man who attacked them as they slept in their home. A detective has confirmed that Teresa sacrificed herself to save her fiancée’s life during the attack. The murder is being investigated as a possible hate crime and the murderer is still at ...