Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: Mylinda Hull to join cast
Mylinda Hull will join the cast of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels from the 17 Jan - 26 Mar 2006.
Ms Hull will assume the role of 'Jolene Oakes' during Sara Gettelfinger's leave of absence. Ms Scott is to star as 'Young Edie in the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere of Grey Gardens, a new musical, based on the film Grey Gardens.
Mylinda Hull last appeared on Broadway in Sweet Charity, when she assumed the role of Nicki on the 1 Nov 2005 until the show closed on the 31 Dec 2005. Ms. Hull originated the role of Anytime Annie in the 2001 Tony Award-winning revival of 42nd Street. Most recently she created the role of Rhoda in the 2004 premiere of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, directed by Walter Bobbie at the Curran Theater in San Francisco. Off-Broadway she co-starred in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change and in the culinary curiosity Chef's Theater.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels opened on the 3 Mar 2005, following previews from 31 Jan, and is booking to the 18 Jun 2006 at the Imperial Theatre.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has book by Jeffrey Lane, with music & lyrics by David Yazbek, and stars John Lithgow (leaves the show 15 Jan 2006), Norbert Leo Butz, Sherie Rene Scott, Joanna Gleason, Gregory Jbara and Sara Gettelfinger.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is set in the glamorous French Riviera where two con men meet and decide that the town isnï¿½t big enough for both of them. They agree to a contest: the first one to swindle $50,000 from a young female heiress wins and the other man must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues bringing out the best and the worst in both men.
The show received mostly Good to luke-warm notices from the popular press. Click Here to read Polly Wittenberg's review and what the papers said about the musical.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was nominated for 11 Tony's. It was also nominated for 6 Outer Critics Circle awards - of which it won one: Norbert Leo Butz won Outstanding Actor in a Musical. It was also nominated for 10 Drama Desk Awards - of which it won one: again by Norbert Leo Butz for Outstanding Actor in a Musical.
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