The Government Inspector

Event Date: 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 7:30pm
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 7:30pm
Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 2:00pm
Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 7:30pm
Sunday, November 20, 2022 - 2:00pm

Event Date Details: 

NOV 16 - 19 | 7:30 PM

NOV 19 - 20 | 2:00 PM

Event Location: 

  • Hatlen Theater

Event Price: 


$13 Student/Faculty/Staff/Senior

$17 General Admission


$15 Student/Faculty/Staff/Senior

$19 General Admission

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By Nikolai Gogol
Adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher

Directed by Michael Bernard

A hilariously relevant, and dreamy satirization of the greed, corruption, and stupidity of the Imperial Russian government, The Government Inspector is ranked as one of the greatest plays ever written.

About the Director

Ten years as Associate Artistic Director for The 52nd Street Project (a Nationally recognized company that creates theater with professionals and kids from Hell’s Kitchen NYC). Since moving to Santa Barbara; Stephano in The Tempest (Santa Barbara, Butrint Albania, and Bitola Macedonia) Gayev in The Cherry Orchard, (Santa Barbara and Bitola Macedonia) and Cassius in Julius Caesar (Santa Barbara, Yerevan Armenia, and Tbilisi Georgia) with the LitMoon Theater Company. King Charles/William Scott/Lady Davenant in Or, Richard Nixon in, Nixon’s Nixon, and Sorn in Stupid F-ing Bird with Elements Theater Collective. Francis in One Man Two Guvnors with The Theater Group at SBCC. Member of Immediate Theater improv company in LA. Michael teaches in the Theater Programs at UCSB and SBCC, The Young Playwrights Festival ETC, and Improvisation at the Creative Arts Workshop. BFA Acting, Boston University. MA Educational Theater, New York University.




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