P.O. Box 1401
Rapid City, SD 57709
Government Inspector, The
By: Jack Skeeter Dennis
Cast: 8 M, 7 F, 14 flexible, extras (Doubling possible.)
Performance Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 80 pgs
CLASSIC FARCE. Audiences will love all the twists and turns, mistaken identities, and absurd situations in this timeless, side-splitting farce adapted from the play by Nikolai Gogol. The mayor of a small town receives a letter informing him that a government inspector is coming in disguise to uncover evidence of bribes and corruption. The mayor realizes he has to hide any evidence before the inspector gets there. But before he can do so, news comes that a stranger came to town two weeks ago and is staying at a local inn. The mayor and his cronies assume that the stranger must be the government inspector and try to impress him by offering him money and gifts, which the stranger happily accepts. And it’s not long before the stranger is even engaged to the mayor’s daughter. But when the postmaster intercepts a letter that reveals the stranger’s true identity, not only do the town officials realize that they have been duped, but they learn that the real government inspector is on his way!
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Scripts: $8.95 each
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $407.00 (32 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)