Musical gives audience ‘What It Wants’

play review /// ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

THE HUNT IS ON—From left, Lawrence Jamieson (Nick Newkirk) attempts to seduce Christine Colgate (Megan Rayzor) while Freddy Benson (Michael Rosenblum) waits in ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.” Courtesy of Barbara MazeikaToward the end of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” dapper con man Lawrence Jameson says to his unpolished mentee Freddy Benson, “What you lack in grace you certainly make up for in vulgarity.” This sums up the generally satisfying 2004 musical, which runs through July 1 at High Street Arts C...

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