Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels follows the misadventures of two con artists, Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson. Lawrence is a sophisticated scammer, while Freddy is an amateurish swindler. When they realize they’re both trying to work the same turf, they decide to make a wager to determine who gets to stay. The story twists and turns as the two con men compete to see who can first extract $50,000 from the wealthy Christine Colgate. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is filled with cons and romance, as the characters discover that not everything is as it seems.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2004)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: France (French Riviera)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek

Book: Jeffrey Lane


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2005)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2000s, Based on a Movie, Comedic, Jazz, Pop


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