Photo Coverage: John Lithgow Exits Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

John Lithgow played his last performance on January 15 in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and BroadwayWorld was there to cover the fun. Next up? Jonathan Pryce.

Two-time Tony Award-winner John Lithgow gave his final performance as the star of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which he's been in since the show opened on March 3, 2005. The show is is Mr. Lithgow's 18th Broadway outing, and he will be inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame of January 31st.

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS opened on Broadway on March 3, 2005, at the Imperial Theatre. The show won the 2005 Drama League Award as Best Musical, and was nominated for 11 Tony Awards. With a book by Jeffrey Lane and music and lyrics by David Yazbek (The Full Monty) DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. The musical is based on the 1988 MGM film.


Norbert Leo Butz and John Lithgow

Norbert Leo Butz and John Lithgow

Norbert, John and Sherie Rene Scott. Sherie's brought a surprise on stage - Jonathan Pryce!

A trio of Dirty Rotten Folks

A trio of Dirty Rotten Folks

John Lithgow

Producer Marty Bell

John is surprised onstage by his daughter

Marty Bell Announces some of the evening's surprise guest "extras"

Frances Sternhagen

David Hyde Pierce

David Hyde Pierce and John Lithgow

Melissa Errico

Brian D'Arcy James

Jack Noseworthy

John Lithgow and David Yazbek

John embraces his daughter

From one scoundrel to the next - John Lithgow and Jonathan Pryce

Two scoundrels!

John Lithgow and Andrew Asnes

Marty Bell gives Andrew Asnes a gift onstage...'s Andrew's old headshot!

A gift for John as well...

A special poster from the show!

Joanna Gleason and Greg Jbara

John Lithgow

John Lithgow

Jack Noseworthy

Brian D'Arcy James

Jonathan Pryce

Joanna Gleason

Michelle Federer and Norbert Leo Butz

David Yazbek sad his leading man is leaving...

John Lithgow

Julie and Greg Jbara

Jonathan Pryce, Norbert Leo Butz, and John Lithgow


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