Rick Foucheux, Nancy Robinette, Derek Smith Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company's Government Inspector
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, the satire centers on Hlestakov, a civil servant running out of money, who travels from Saint Petersburg to a small Russian town where his imagination runs rampant. When bumbling town officials mistake him for an incognito inspector, a comedy of errors unfolds and chaos ensues. Fearful that the investigation will unmask the town's corruption, the Mayor enlists the help of his fellow government officials to cover up their misdeeds.
The cast will feature Travis Blumer(Merchant), Claire Brownell (Marya), Liam Craig (Osip), Rick Foucheux (The Mayor), Floyd King (The Postmaster), Sarah Marshall (Grusha/Innkeeper's Wife/Corporal's Widow), Hugh Nees (Bobchinsky), Lawrence Redmond (Hospital Director), Nancy Robinette (Anna), David Sabin (The Judge), Derek Smith (Hlestakov), Tom Story (The Doctor), Craig Wallace (School Principal), and Harry A. Winter (Dobchinsky).
The production team will include set designer James Noone, costume designer Murell Horton, lighting designer Philip S. Rosenberg, sound designer Veronika Vorel and composer Adam Wernick.