• Poster for the December 9, 1926 premiere of Inspector General, based on the play by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Vsevolod Meyerhold and Mikhail Korenev, directed by Vsevolod Meyerhold, Meyerhold Theatre (GosTIM), Moscow. Russian State Archive of Literature and Art, f. 998, op. 1, ed. khr. 2801: 6.


  • 1926
    The actors of the State Meyerhold Theatre
    will present
    Inspector General
    “in a new form, entirely reworked, with changes, additions, and new scenes” (N. V. GOGOL, letter to M. S. Shchepkin. Rome, 1842. Postmarked December 3)
    Premiere 9–December–9 Premiere
    Ticket orders will be taken until December 1

Premiere poster for Inspector General

From The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner

  • Premiere poster with the production's title in eye-catching block letters.

    See book: p. 79

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  • Performing Arts
  • Premiere: December 9, 1926
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    Russian State Archive of Literature and Art website: http://rgali.ru

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