Michael Ritchie Poster

Quotes (13)

  • I had no training in the theater. I did not study it but just did it.
  • I feel that I'm leaving Williamstown too early, but I'd rather leave too early than too late.
  • I have no interest in directing. I'd be a bad director.
  • I've never presented. The logistics of that is a challenge.
  • I'll be going to the granddaddy of the Los Angeles theaters.
  • Los Angeles has always been on the table with us.
  • The audience includes subscribers, so you have to be careful.
  • It's exciting to see a kid at a rehearsal meeting with someone who seems like such an icon.
  • Just go out there and do it. It's not the easiest path.
  • I went into this job to do plays, but that's here for 10 weeks, and the rest of the year I do a lot of other things-the administrative work of planning, reading plays.
  • The trick is to have my own particular taste and feel for the theater to audiences who have been used to one particular style and taste for nearly 40 years.
  • In next five to 10 years I probably would have done my best work, but I was afraid of having another 10 or 15 years ahead of me and feeling stale, so this was an opportunity to reinvigorate myself.
  • There's been a big spur in downtown development with new business, restaurants and a lot of loft buying. The buses run, and there's a subway that runs through downtown.