Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Musical - Original

Imperial Theatre

  • First Preview: January 31, 2005
  • Opening Date: March 3, 2005
  • Closing Date: September 3, 2006
  • Previews: 36
  • Performances: 627

Lyrics: David Yazbek

Music: David Yazbek

Book: Jeffrey Lane

Synopsis

Composer-lyricist David Yazbek and librettist Jeffrey Lane adapt the 1988 film about two conmen — one elegant and one slovenly — who scheme to bilk rich women out of their money on the French Riviera.

 

Opening Night Cast

John Lithgow in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels John Lithgow Lawrence Jameson
Norbert Leo Butz in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Norbert Leo Butz Freddy Benson
Sherie Rene Scott in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Sherie Rene Scott Christine Colgate
Joanna Gleason in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Joanna Gleason Muriel Eubanks
Gregory Jbara in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Gregory Jbara Andre Thibault
Sara Gettelfinger in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Sara Gettelfinger Jolene Oakes
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Opening Night Production Credits

Jeffrey Lane Jeffrey Lane Book
David Yazbek David Yazbek Music
David Yazbek David Yazbek Lyrics
Jack O'Brien Jack O'Brien Director
Jerry Mitchell Jerry Mitchell Choreographer
David Rockwell David Rockwell Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Norbert Leo Butz Winner
2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sherie Rene Scott Nominee
2005 Outstanding Book of a Musical Jeffrey Lane Nominee
2005 Outstanding Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gregory Jbara Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Joanna Gleason Nominee
2005 Outstanding Lyrics David Yazbek Nominee
2005 Outstanding Music David Yazbek Nominee
2005 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2005 Outstanding Orchestrations Harold Wheeler Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Winner
2005 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Norbert Leo Butz Winner
2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sherie Rene Scott Nominee
2005 Outstanding Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2005 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jack O'Brien Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Joanna Gleason Nominee
2005 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Actor in a Musical Norbert Leo Butz Winner
2005 Actor in a Musical John Lithgow Nominee
2005 Actress in a Musical Sherie Rene Scott Nominee
2005 Book of a Musical Jeffrey Lane Nominee
2005 Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2005 Direction of a Musical Jack O'Brien Nominee
2005 Featured Actress in a Musical Joanna Gleason Nominee
2005 Lighting Design of a Musical Kenneth Posner Nominee
2005 Musical   Nominee
2005 Orchestrations Harold Wheeler Nominee
2005 Original Score David Yazbek Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Sep. 3, 2006 14 $569,417
$946,981
$105,069 $61.54
$251.25
9253
1435
8
0
80.60% 11.27%
Aug. 27, 2006 13 $464,348
$946,981
$19,687 $58.34
$251.25
7959
1435
8
0
69.33% 4.26%
Aug. 20, 2006 12 $444,661
$946,981
-$59,493 $59.53
$251.25
7470
1435
8
0
65.07% -5.69%
Aug. 13, 2006 11 $504,154
$946,981
- $62.07
$251.25
8123
1435
8
0
70.76% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,982,580
$3,787,924
  $60.37 32805
45920
32
0
71.44 %  
Cumulative
  $58,033,865
$78,671,357
  $71.36
$251.25
808025
951405
627
36
84.93 %  
 
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