"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" Delivers a Lavish and Funny Musical Comedy

As Arlington Friends of the Drama’s lavish new production of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” premiered on Friday, May 3, the lead scoundrel, Lawrence Jameson, played by Boston’s Nicholas Mann, and his partner-in-crime, Andre, played by North Billerica’s Craig Howard, sang “Give Them What They Want,” and that’s just what the show delivered. For fans of comedy, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” channels the 1988 movie comedy of the same name, offering up slapstick seductions, dizzy dames, a rootin’ tootin’ Oklahoma heiress, an Austrian psychiatrist with a lunatic brother, a none-too-bright con-man-in training (Steve Martin in the movie) played by Boston’s Jeff Mitchell, and a never-ending torrent of jokes,

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