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 Type: Contemporary (2004)
Cast Size: 12+
Setting: France (French Riviera)
Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek
Book: Jeffrey Lane
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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