The Inspector General

Comedy - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

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  • First Preview: September 1, 1978
  • Opening Date: September 21, 1978
  • Closing Date: November 19, 1978
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 69

Playwright: Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol

Opening Night Cast

Bob Balaban in The Inspector General Bob Balaban Óssip
Jean Barker Sergeant's widow
Chief of Police's wife
Theodore Bikel Antón Antónovich Skvozník-Dmukhanóvsky
Helen Burns Anna Andréyevna
Lynne Charnay Rastakóvsky's wife
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol Writer
  Betsy Hulick Translator
  Liviu Ciulei Director
  Karen Schulz Scenic Design
William Ivey Long William Ivey Long Costume Design
  F. Mitchell Dana Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Featured Actor in a Play Bob Balaban Nominee
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