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Welcome to the French Riviera!



Headed to Stageworks to see Dirty Rotten Scoundrels? Well, then…Welcome to the French Riviera!


When I first agreed to direct Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, I must admit that I had never seen the 1988 film with Steve Martin and Michael Cane. Nor had I listened to the score from the 2005 Broadway production starring John Lithgow & Norbert Leo Butz. As a self-proclaimed cinema nerd and an even bigger connoisseur of musical theater, I was shocked that I somehow let Dirty Rotten Scoundrels fly above my radar. After working on the show, however, I can assure you that I have corrected this atrocity.


With a catchy score and a script that’s filled with great one liners and outlandish gags, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has proven its