Cromer and Sheringham Operatic and Dramatic Society

 Saturday 25th May - Saturday 1st June 2019

CROMER PIER PAVILION THEATRE


DIRECTOR:  MARTIN RODWELL
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: MARK SHARP 
CHOREOGRAPHER: GEORGIE KEMP 
                                                                            

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, based on the popular 1988 MGM film, takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity. Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of mischief, this hysterical comedy features a delightfully jazzy score by David Yazbek (The Full Monty) and was nominated for a staggering eleven Tony Awards.

Lawrence Jameson makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their money. Freddy Benson more humbly swindles women by waking their compassion with fabricated stories about his grandmother's failing health. After meeting on a train, they attempt to work together, only to find that this small French town isn't big enough for the two of them. They agree on a settlement: the first one to extract $50,000 from a young female target, heiress, Christine Colgate, wins, and the other must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues that will keep audiences laughing, humming and guessing to the end.

Cast List (so far)

Lawrence  Peter Howell
 Freddy  Joseph Betts
 Andre  Matt Scantlebury
 Christine Andrea Wilson 
 Muriel  Amanda Howell
 Jolene  April Nash
 Leonora/Sophie/Woman 3/Woman 4/Usherette  Emmie Wright/Debbie Ash/Kate Rawlings/
   Yvonne Kidd/Georgie Kemp
 Renee  TBC
 Croupier  Gail Green 
 Sailors  Robin Taylor/ Neil Robertson
 Waiter  David Duncombe
 Holy Sister  Janet Nightingale
 Hotel Manager/Conductor/Nikos/Porter/Bell Boy/Maid  TBC
 Dance Troop:  Max Cunnington/David Duncombe/Neil Robertson/
   Robin Taylor/ Mark Webster
   Ali Brooks/Helen Colebrooke/Kate Rawlings/
   Anna Russell/Siobhan Webster
 Ensemble:  Debbie Ash/Sarah Davis/Gail Green/Lydia Hall/
   Sally-Anne Maskell/Janet Nightingale/Jacky Regis