Jean-Michel Ribes

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Jean-Michel Ribes
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Jean-Michel Ribes during the 2014 Molière Award
Jean-Michel Pierre Fernand Ribes

(1946-12-15) 15 December 1946 (age 74)
OccupationPlaywright, screen writer, film director, theatre director
Years active1966 - present

Jean-Michel Ribes (born 15 December 1946 in Paris) is a French playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, film maker and actor. Since 2002 he has been the managing director of the Théâtre du Rond-Point.


Between 1982 and 1984 Ribes had directed Merci Bernard and since 1988 works on Palace. In 2008, Ribes had directed Batailles which he co-wrote with Roland Topor and next year became a director of the Un garçon impossible, a play by Petter S. Rosenlund and Roland Dubillard's Les Diablogues. In 2010, in Théâtre du Rond-Point he directed Les Nouvelles Brèves de Comptoir in which Jean-Marie Gourio had starred. In 2011, he wrote and directed René l’énervé - Opéra bouffe et tumultueux, on the music by Reinhardt Wagner. A year later, he returned to Théâtre du Rond-Point at which he directed play Théâtre sans animaux and Sébastien Thiéry's L’Origine du Monde in 2013. [1]


1966Chez l'illustre écrivain Octave Mirbeau
Je rêvais peut-être Luigi Pirandello
1967 The Alchemist Ben Jonson
Herman est de retourAnonymous
1969Le lai de Barrabas Fernando Arrabal
1970Les Fraises muscléesJean-Michel Ribes
1971Il faut que le sycomore couleJean-Michel Ribes
1972RumeursJean-Michel Ribes
Je suis un steakJean-Michel Ribes
Par delà les marronniersJean-Michel Ribes
1973Les Fraises muscléesJean-Michel Ribes
1974L'Odyssée pour une tasse de théJean-Michel Ribes
1975Dieu le veutJean-Michel Ribes
Omphalos HôtelJean-Michel Ribes
On loge la nuit-café à l'eauJean-Michel Ribes
1976Tout contre un petit boisJean-Michel Ribes
1977Jacky ParadyJean-Michel Ribes
1983BataillesJean-Michel Ribes
1984 True West Sam Shepard
1986RévoltesJean-Michel Ribes
1987 Le pont des soupirs Jacques Offenbach Nominated - Molière Award for Best Musical
The Birthday Party Harold Pinter
1988La Cagnotte Eugène Labiche
1990La Cuisse du stewardJean-Michel Ribes
1994Brèves de comptoir Jean-Marie Gourio Nominated - Molière Award for Best Director
Nominated - Molière Award for Best Comedy
Cirque à deux Barry Creyton
1997Monsieur MondeJean-Michel Ribes
1998Rêver peut-être Jean-Claude Grumberg Nominated - Molière Award for Best Director
Nominated - Molière Award for Best Creation
Grand Prix de la critique - Best French Creation
Les Talons devant Patrick Bosso & Jean-Michel Ribes
1999Les Nouvelles Brèves de comptoir Jean-Marie Gourio Nominated - Molière Award for Best Comedy
TeddyJean-Louis Bourdon
2000 Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell Keith Waterhouse
Amorphe d'Ottenburg Jean-Claude Grumberg
2001Théâtre sans animauxJean-Michel Ribes Molière Award for Best Comedy
Molière Award for Best Playwright
Grand Prix du Théâtre de l’Académie française
Nominated - Molière Award for Best Creation
2002L'Enfant do Jean-Claude Grumberg
Le Complexe de ThénardierJosé Pliya
La Priapée des écrevissesChristian Siméon
2003Le professeur Rollin a encore quelque chose à dire François Rollin
Guy Bedos Guy Bedos, Nicolas Bedos & Gérard Miller
2004Musée haut, musée basJean-Michel RibesNominated - Molière Award for Best Living Francophone Author
Nominated - Molière Award for Best Creation
Le Jardin aux betteravesRoland Dubillard
2005Merci Daniel Pennac
Dieu est un steward de bonne composition Yves Ravey
Sans ascenseurSébastien Thiéry
2006Collection particulière François Morel
2007J'ai toutThierry Illouz
2008La Ferme des concombresPatrick Robine
BataillesJean-Michel Ribes
2009En umulig gutt Petter S. Rosenlund
Les DiabloguesRoland Dubillard
2010Les Nouvelles Brèves de comptoir Jean-Marie Gourio & Jean-Michel Ribes
2011René l'énervéJean-Michel Ribes
2013Théâtre sans animauxJean-Michel Ribes
2016Par-delà les marronniersJean-Michel Ribes



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  1. "George Banu in dialogue with Jean-Michel Ribes and Matei Vișniec". 12 June 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. "Décret du 6 avril 2007 portant promotion et nomination". JORF . 2007 (84): 6583. 6 April 2007. PREX0710142D. Retrieved 12 May 2019.

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