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Statesman and Chronicle place Cap T in top 9 of 2009

29 December 2009

Both the Austin American-Statesman and the Austin Chronicle recognized Capital T Theatre in their end of the year honors.

THE BIRD and THE BEE picked up another accolade last week being named one of the top 9 art happenings of 2009 by the Austin American Statesman while the Austin Chronicle placed KILLER JOE in the top 9 of 2009.

Under the heading “Original and authentic Austin-made theater” THE BIRD and THE BEE by Matt Hartley and Al Smith were honored alongside four other local theatre companies.

Directed by Kelli Bland and starring Chase Wooldridge, Tayler Gill, Melissa Recalde, Blake Smith, Mary Katherine Dickey, and Matt Wasson, the production also received 2 Austin Critics Nominations last summer including Best Production of a Drama.

KILLER JOE appeared in the “Top 9 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2009” list as no. 5. Also mentioned in the article is the memorable performance of Joe Reynolds as Ansel in the production and the fight choreography of Travis Dean.

Directed by Mark Pickell and starring Kenneth Wayne Bradley, Katie DeBuys, Joey Hood, Melissa Recalde, and Joe Reynolds the production has already received 6 B Iden Payne Nomination winning Outstanding Director of a Comedy and Outstanding Fight Choreography.

For the full list of honorees read the Austin American-Statesman article here or look at the Chronicle’s article here.