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THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
Nikolay Gogol

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Nikolai Gogol’s «The Government Inspector» is a famous and timeless Russian satire of provincial bureaucracy, a comedy of errors that satirizes small-town government corruption, human greed and hypocrisy. Maly Theatre brings Gogol’s great classic satirical play onstage - a seamless fusion of vivid characters, sparkling humor and merciless satire.



Performance directors – Yuri Solomin, Vasily Fedorov

Scenography — Alexander Glazunov

Costume Designer — Constantine Shamrin

Composer— Grigoriy Gobernik

Light Designer — Damir Ismagilov

Choreography — Natalia Tsapko

Assistant Directors —Vladimir Egorov, Tatiana Egorova



Premiere – October 6th, 2006

100th performance – October 12th , 2011

Running Time: 3 hours 55 min

Suitable for 12+yrs

A comedy in 5 acts
The performance runs with 2 intermissions

Roles and actors:

Anton Antonovich Skvoznik-Dmukhanovsky, the Governor Honored Artist of Russia Viktor Nizovoy

Anna Andreevna, his wife Recipient of the State Prize of the Russian Federation Government, People's Artist of Russia Lyudmila Polyakova Honored Artist of Russia Inna Ivanova Ekaterina Bazarova

Marya Antonovna, his daughter Olga Zhevakina Mariya Seryogina

Luka Lukich Khlopov, Director of schools People's Artist of Russia Aleksey Kudinovich Aleksey Konovalov

His wife Honored Artist of Russia Klavdiya Blokhina Klavdiya Moiseeva

Lyapkin-Tyapkin, the Judge. Recipient of the State Prize and the Prize of the Russian Federation Government , People's Artist of Russia Boris Nevzorov

Zemlyanika, Charity Commissioner and Warden of the Hospital Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, People's Artist of Russia Alexander Klukvin Mikhail Fomenko

Shpyokin, a Postmaster Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, People's Artist of Russia Alexander Ermakov People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Nosik

Pyotr Ivanovich Dobchinskiy Honored Artist of Russia Viktor Bunakov Honored Artist of Russia Sergey Veshchev

Pyotr Ivanovich Bobchinskiy Honored Artist of Russia Sergey Kagakov

Ivan Aleksandrovich Khlestakov Dmitriy Marin

Osip, his servant Honored Artist of Russia Sergey Tezov People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Nosik

Christian Ivanovich Gibner People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Nosik Igor Grigoriev

Lyulyukov Recipient of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Honored Artist of Russia Yuriy Ilyin Maksim Khrustalyov

Rastakovskiy Recipient of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Honored Artist of Russia Yuriy Ilyin Maksim Khrustalyov

Korobkin Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Beliy Maksim Khrustalyov

Ukhovertov, a Police Superintendent Viktor Andrianov

Svistunov Sergey Vidineev

Pugovitsyn Н.С.Пронин студ.

Derzhimorda Evgeniy Aranovskiy

Abdulin, a merchant Aleksey Anokhin

First merchant Andrey Manke

Second merchant Aleksey Anokhin Alexander Naumov

Mishka, his servant Sergey Potapov Alexander Nikiforov

Waiter at the inn Honored Artist of Russia Vasiliy Dakhnenko Andrey Sergeev

Korobkin's wife Lyubov Eshchenko Alyona Kolesnikova

1st lady Klavdiya Moiseeva Alyona Kolesnikova

2nd lady Anna Zharova

Avdotya Yulia Safronova