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Theater Division Presents "The Government Inspector" Opens March 1

Theater Division Presents "The Government Inspector" Opens March 1

Ledger Free | Feb 16, 2018

The Government Inspector opens March 1-3 and 6-9, in Kantner Hall. Design by Ron Hetzler.


The Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the third production of the 2017-2018 season, The Government Inspector, by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Dennis Lee Delaney and presented in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, March 1-3 and 6-9.

When the locals in a small Russian hamlet learn that an undercover government inspector is coming for a surprise visit, an unfortunate case of mistaken identity sends the whole village spiraling into a world of panic and greed.

An all-student cast includes Brian Epperson, Shon Middlebrooks, Kristin Conrad, Evie Weir, Tim Ashby, Taylor Neely, Damian George, Morgan Parsons, Blake Dava, Carlie Meyers, Nick Wilson, Camila Benencia, Jack Benken, Daisy Bentley, Sophia Vangessel and Abby McNulty.

This production is directed by Dennis Lee Delaney, head of the Professional Director Training Program at Ohio University.

Performances: March 1-3 and 6-9, at 8 p.m. and March 3 at 2 p.m., in The Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater located in Kantner Hall, with talkbacks following the performances on March 3 and 7.

Upcoming productions in the 2017-2018 season can be found online here.

Through Arts for OHIO, tickets are free for students with a valid OHIO student ID. Regular tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for other students and seniors. For more information and reservations please call 740-593-1780, or stop by the Fine Arts Ticket Office on campus located at the East Union Street entrance of The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Monday through Friday, 12-5 p.m.


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