The Government Inspector
By Nikolai Gogol
Adapted by Armina LaManna and David O'Connor
Directed by David O'Connor
November 21 - December 28, 2008
When a small town full of bumbling, loony officials hear that a government inspector is paying a visit, they are thrown into a panic! Since its first performance in 1836, this bustling satire from the pen of Russian comedian Nikolai Gogol has resonated with audiences all over the world. This all-new adaptation is an imaginative, madcap theatrical event perfect for ages eight to ninety-eight!
"There's so much to enjoy in Lantern's production that I can't imagine anyone going home disappointed." –Philadelphia City Paper [More]
"A howling success... this show is a winner on all counts."
–Broad Street Review [More]
"A play that makes you smile." –Philadelphia Inquirer
"This farce definitely should tickle the funnybone!" –CurtainUp
Header Photo: Geoff Sobelle in Hamlet (2009), David Ingram and Luigi Sottile in The Government Inspector (2008), Forrest McClendon and Lawrence Stallings in Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (2009), and Kristyn Chouiniere and Paul L. Nolan in The Hothouse (2008). Photos by Jeffrey Stockbridge.