STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/3- DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
Welcome to BWW's New Daily ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!
Today in 2005, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels openend at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 627 performances. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Jeffrey Lane; it is based on the 1988 film of the same name. The director was Jack O'Brien, choreographer was Jerry Mitchell, scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg carves, and lighting design was by Kenneth Posner. The cast included John Lithgow, Norbert Leo Butz, and Sherie Rene Scott, with Joanna Gleason and Gregory Jbara.
In celebration of this day, we bring you 'Great Big Stuff' as performed at the 2005 Tony Awards. Click below to check it out!