The old-fashioned musical has returned with a toe-tapping, high-kicking vengeance. First, that perennial favorite Anything Goes is back on the boards with the indefatigable Sutton Foster as the nightclub singer Reno Sweeney. In addition, the brand-new musical Catch Me If You Can, adapted from the true-life story of a teenage con artist in the 1960s, is currently having its Broadway debut.
Here, a quick-fire guide to the ways in which the two engrossing shows are both wholly alike and wildly different:
April 20 2011 8:00 PM