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Christopher Michael Richardson


Christopher Michael Richardson (The Pigeon) is an actor and teaching artist in the Washington, D.C. area. You may have seen him in Assassins at Signature Theatre; Fancy Nancy’s Splendiferous Christmas at Adventure Theatre; You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at Imagination Stage (Helen Hayes Award, TYA Production); The Wiz at Ford’s Theatre (Helen Hayes Nomination, Supporting Actor); The Book of Will at Round House Theatre; Macbeth at The Shakespeare Theatre; Peter and the Starcatcher at Constellation Theatre Company (Helen Hayes Award, Ensemble); or The John F.Kennedy Center TYA National Tour of Elephant and Piggie’s We Are in a Play. He holds a BA in English and Theater from The College of William & Mary, and is a proud member of National Players Tour 65.

Upcoming Events

  • <em>Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!)</em> Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!)

    Whatever you do, don’t let the Pigeon star in his own musical production! Starring an innovative mix of actors, puppets, songs, and feathers, this world premiere Kennedy Center commission features a script by Mo Willems, creator of the best-selling “Pigeon” picture books, along with Muppet Babies executive producer Mr. Warburton, plus music by Deborah Wicks La Puma, the composer of Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play! Ages 5+. There is a four (4) ticket limit per household for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!) 

Christopher Michael Richardson