Jean-Michel Ribes is an actor, playwright, screenwriter, director, filmmaker; managing director of the Théâtre du Rond-Point in Paris, and the author of Musée haut, musée bas and Théâtre sans animaux (Molière Award).
Olivier Barrot is a journalist, author, and television personality who plays a prominent role in French cultural life. He hosts the daily literary program “Un livre un jour” on France 3 and TV5 channels. He also directs a series of public discussions with actors from the Comédie Française. His most recent books are L’Ami posthume (2008), Ciné Club (2010), Le Fils Perdu (2012), La Revue Blanche (2012), Un livre un jour, un livre toujours (2014), and Mitteleuropa (2015). He is in his ninth year of hosting the French Literature in the Making series at NYU, which inspired his Paris series of conversations with playwrights, “Mots en scène.”
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