After the sell-out phenomenon that was «Legally Blonde» Festival Players bring another West End smash hit to Cambridge. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is the hilarious musical take on the ever popular film of the same name. This tale of Pros and Cons on the French Riviera is full of riotous comedy and fantastic music.
The Côte d’Azur town of Beaumont-sur-Mer has provided rich pickings for Lawrence Jameson, schmoozing and seducing amongst the wealthy elite and nouveau riche ladies who gather around the casinos and yacht parties. With generous kickbacks to the local police chief to keep the law on his side, Lawrence happily promises everything but delivers nothing except impossible dreams and lightened purses.
When small-time hustler Freddy Benson starts working the same targets it soon becomes clear that the town isn’t big enough for the both of them and the two conmen have to agree on a winner-takes-all showdown. Who ends up as top dog? You’ll have come along and see us to find out in this glitzy, fabulous, sophisticated, lavish and completely ridiculous musical comedy extravaganza!