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: Geneviève Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A Child's Christmas in Wales (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in Arcadia (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in The Hound of the Baskervilles (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in The Train Driver (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.