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Musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" stops at Miller

Nov. 21, 2007

KALAMAZOO--"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," a comedy that follows two con artists as they take on the lifestyles of the rich and shameless, will stop on the campus of Western Michigan University for two shows at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 5-6, in Miller Auditorium.

Based on the popular 1988 film of the same name, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" centers on two con men living on the glamorous French Riviera. The first is the suave and sophisticated Lawrence Jameson, who makes his lavish living by talking rich women out of their money. The other, a small-time crook named Freddy Benson, more humbly swindles women with fabricated stories about his grandmother's failing health.

After meeting on a train, the two unsuccessfully attempt to work together, only to find that their small French town isn't big enough for both of them. A hilarious battle of cons ensues, and keeps the audience laughing and guessing to the end.

Tickets for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" at Miller Auditorium are on sale now and range from $25 to $50. Purchase tickets at (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at millerauditorium.com, or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or the Epic Center Box Office in downtown Kalamazoo. Groups of 20 or more should call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts.

Media contact: Tracey Lawie (269) 387-2309, tracey.lawie@wmich.edu

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