JEAN-MICHEL RIBES is an actor, playwright, screenwriter, director, filmmaker; managing director, Théâtre du Rond-Point, Paris; author of Musée haut, musée bas; 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. He also directs a series of public discussions with actors of 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 French Literature in the Making at NYU, which inspired his Paris series of conversations with playwrights, "Mots en scène."
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