Roger Hodgman directs the production that officially opened Oct. 24 and will now continue through Dec. 8. The Tony-nominated musical has a book by Lane and music and lyrics by Yazbek. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is choreographed by Dana Jolly with musical direction by Guy Simpson.
Stephen Doorey and George Youakim of James Anthony Productions produce the run.
Sheldon, who made his Broadway debut in the Australian import Priscilla Queen of the Desert, stars as suave conman Lawrence Jameson opposite Matt Hetherington as Freddy Benson. Principal casting also includes Amy Lehpamer as Christine Colgate, with John Wood as Andre Thibault, Anne Wood as Muriel Eubanks and Katrina Retallick as Jolene Oakes.
The company also features Zoe Coppinger, Rodney Dobson, Xander Ellis, Jillian Green, Matthew Hamilton, Glenn Hill, Vincent Hooper, Zoe Jarrett, Annabel Knight, Nadia Komazec, Phillip Lowe, Stephanie Morrison, Lisa Sontag, Darren Tyler, Caleb Vines, Jake Walasek and Sophie Weiss.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was nominated for 11 Tony Awards in 2005, including Best Musical. The Broadway production starred John Lithgow, Norbert Leo Butz, Sherie Rene Scott, Greg Jbara, Sara Gettelfinger and Joanna Gleason. Jack O'Brien directed the Broadway production with choreography by Jerry Mitchell.