The musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is based on a popular 1998 film by the same title. It's about two fraudsters, Lawrence Jameson played by John Lithgow and Freddy Benson played by Norbert Leo Butz, living on the French Riviera.
Lawrence is a cultivated and suave gentleman who cons rich ladies out of their money. Freddy on the other hand is a small time American thief who cons women into giving him money by telling made up stories about his sick grandmother.
One day they meet on the train and try to setup some work together, but soon find out that the small French town they live in isn't big enough to support two scammers. So they setup a challenge, they agree that the first person to successfully steal $50,000 from a young Chistine Colgate played by Sherie Rene Scott will get to stay in town, while the loser gets to leave. The battle between them then starts, with many twists and laughs along the way, most viewers will find this work of art enjoyable for sure.