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THE GOVERNEMENT INSPECTOR by Gogol, Adapted by Alistair Seaton


  • Harlequin Theatre Queen Street Northwich CW9 5JN (map)

DIRECTED BY MALCOLM BARKER

Reading: Wednesday 20 November 2019, 7.45pm
Auditions: Wednesday 27 November 2019, 7.45pm

A LIGHT COMEDY AT THE START OF 2020 FOR YOU TO ENJOY. DIRECTOR MALCOLM BARKER IS NO STRANGER TO THE HARLEQUINS, HE BRINGS YOU ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS COMEDIES IN WORLD THEATRE, GOGOL'S MASTERPIECE DEPICTS A SMALL RUSSIAN TOWN WHERE CORRUPTION IS RIFE. BUT WHEN THE POWERS THAT BE LEARN THEY'RE GOING TO BE SUBJECT TO AN UNDERCOVER GOVERNMENT INSPECTION THEY PANIC. MISTAKING A PENNILESS NOBODY FOR THE POWERFUL OFFICIAL THEY SWIFTLY FALL VICTIMS TO THEIR OWN STUPIDITY AND GREED. IN THIS HILARIOUS NEW TRANSLATION, AWARD-WINNING SATIRIST ALISTAIR BEATON BRINGS TO LIFE ITS DAZZLING BLEND OF PREPOSTEROUS CHARACTERS AND ALL-TOO-REAL SITUATIONS.

Earlier Event: 12 February
SILENCE - Audition
Later Event: 1 April
ALL MY SONS - Reading