Michael Ritchie

Center + Actor
Born Oct 17, 1957

Michael Ritchie is the artistic director of Center Theatre Group, overseeing the Mark Taper Forum, the Ahmanson Theatre and the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

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    A Look At The Resurgence Of Williamstown Theatre Festival
    Huffington Post - Apr 20, 2015
  • Center Theatre Group Headed For Fifth Straight Budget Deficit
    LATimes - Jun 12, 2013
  • Kate Burton: Books, Theater Run In Family
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 04, 2012
  • Kim Morgan: Four Men, Forty Years, Unforgettable: Deliverance
    Huffington Post - Jul 09, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michael Ritchie.


1957 Birth Born on October 17, 1957.


1980 22 Years Old Ritchie began his professional career in the theatre in 1980 as a production stage manager in New York. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old …  They married in 1985 and have two children, a son, Morgan, born in 1988 and a daughter, Charlotte, born in 1998.


1996 38 Years Old In 1996, Ritchie was appointed producer of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. … Read More


2002 44 Years Old In 2002, the Williamstown Theatre Festival was the recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award.
2005 47 Years Old On January 1, 2005 Ritchie joined Center Theatre Group as artistic director.
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