If you’re a fan of the 1988 film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, there’s a good chance you’ll want to see the touring version of this play about two con artists fighting for territory in a small French Riviera town. Lawrence Jameson is a debonair con man who makes his living by talking rich women out of their money. Freddy Benson, on the other hand, is a poor crook who tells rich women a sob story about his mother being deathly ill. After trying to work together, these two swindlers decide the town just ain’t big enough for the both of ’em. The only way to settle this problem is through a challenge: the first person to swindle $50,000 from a young heiress wins, and the other has to leave town. According to Clive Barnes of The New York Post, this play is “a knockout punch to Broadway’s funnybone! One of the liveliest, funniest, best-performed musicals in years.” The play has been touring North America since November and will hit 28 states by the end of the tour. Everyone could use a good laugh, so go ahead and get a little dirty. —Emma Hart Feb. 24-25. $20/student rush, $30, $50, $60, (843) 554-6060. North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Dr., (North Charleston), (843) 529-5050, www.coliseumpac.com.

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