Jonathan Pryce Rumoured To Step Into 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'

The latest rumour circulating around Broadway is that Jonathan Pryce will return to Broadway this season taking over for John Lithgow in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."

Pryce hasn't been on the boards since 1991 when he won his second Tony award for Miss Saigon. His first Tony was in 1977 when he starred in Comedians.

Since last appearing on Broadway, Pryce has appeared in London in various productions such as Oliver, My Fair Lady, Cabaret, and The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?

In addition to his stage appearances, he is also been seen in such films as Pirates Of The Caribbean, The Brothers Grimm, De-Lovely, What A Girl Wants, Evita, Glengarry Glen Ross and over 40 more plus television appearances.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which follows the hijinx of two crooks on the French Riviera, features a book by Jeffrey Lane to Yazbek's (The Full Monty) music and lyrics. Directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, the show is currently a hit at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, where it opened on March 3rd. In addition to Butz' win, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was nominated for 10 Tonys, including Best Musical.

No official replacement for Lithgow has been announced.

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