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2011.01.07:

I Witness NAMED among "Top 10 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2010" in Barry Pineo's contribution to The Austin Chronicle's Annual Arts Top 10 Lists.     [PDF]

2010.11.01:

36th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards: Tutto's co-production with VORTEX Repertory Company of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss takes home 3 awards: Outstanding Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly), Outstanding Featured Actor in Music Theatre (Robert Pierson), and Outstanding Featured Actress in Music Theatre (Content Love Knowles).     [PDF]

2010.10.08:

36th Annual B. Iden Payne Award Nominations: as discussed by Robert Faires in The Austin Chronicle.     [PDF]

2010.9.27:

NOMINATIONS announced for the 36th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards. Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss (a co-production with VORTEX Repertory Company) receives 11 total nominations: Outstanding Set Design (Lisa Laratta), Outstanding Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly), Outstanding Costume Design (Kim H. Ngo), Outstanding Production of Music Theatre, Outstanding Director of Music Theatre (Dustin Wills), Outstanding Featured Actor in Music Theatre (Robert Pierson), Outstanding Featured Actress in Music Theatre (Content Love Knowles & Florinda Bryant), Oustanding Music Director (Mark Stewart & Andy Tindall), Outstanding Original Score (Mark Stewart & Andy Tindall), and Outstanding Cast or Ensemble Performance (Musicians/Pimps).

2010.8.19:

PREVIEW of I Witness an evening of dance (and spoken-word) with choreography by Amanda Oakley, Shawn Nasralla, and Jennifer Micallef in The Austin Chronicle.     [PDF]

2010.6.7:

15th Annual Austin Critics' Table Awards: as discussed by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin on Austin360.com.     [PDF]

15th Annual Austin Critics' Table Awards: Tutto's productions take home 4 awards: Best Acting in a Leading Role (Gabriel Luna, Black Snow), Best Acting in a Supporting Role (Smaranda Ciceu, Black Snow), Best Ensemble Performance (Black Snow), and Best Scenic Design (Lisa Laratta, Black Snow and Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery).     [PDF]

2010.5.14:

NOMINATIONS announced for the 15th Annual Austin Critics' Table Awards.Black Snow and Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery receive 17 total nominations. Black Snow: Best Production of a Comedy, Best Direction (Dustin Wills), Best Acting in a Leading Role (Gabriel Luna), Best Acting in a Supporting Role (Smaranda Ciceu), Best Ensemble Performance, Best Scenic Design (Lisa Laratta), Best Costume Design (Kim H. Ngo), and Best Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly). Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery: Best Production of a Musical, Best Direction (Dustin Wills), The David Mark Cohen New Play Award (Elizabeth Doss), Best Music Direction (Mark Stewart and Andy Tindall), Movement (Dustin Wills), Best Scenic Design (Lisa Laratta), Best Costume Design (Kim H. Ngo), and Best Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly).     [PDF]

2010.1.1:

Black Snow and Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery NAMED among "Top 9 Theatre Productions of 2009 That Did Ascend the Brightest Heaven of Invention" in Robert Faires' contribution to The Austin Chronicle's Annual Arts Top 9 Lists.     [PDF]

Lisa Laratta's work as Set Desinger on Black Snow NAMED among "Top 9 Ways to Decorate a Set" in Elizabeth Cobbe's contribution to The Austin Chronicle's Annual Arts Top 9 Lists.     [PDF]

Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery NAMED among "Top 9 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2009" in Barry Pineo's contribution to The Austin Chronicle's Annual Arts Top 9 Lists.     [PDF]

2009.12.23:

Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery NAMED among "Top 9 and then some arts happenings of 2009" in Jeanne Claire van Ryzin's article, "Creativity Flourishes in Tough Times" on Austin360.com.     [PDF]

2009.12.22:

NOMINATIONS announced for the 1st Annual ATE Awards. Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery receives nomination for Best Musical.

2009.11.5:

REVIEW of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss, directed by Dustin Wills on Examiner.com.     [PDF]

2009.11.4:

REVIEW of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss and VIDEO INTERVIEW with director, Dustin Wills on RepublicOfAustin.com.     [PDF]  [VIDEO]

2009.11.2:

REVIEW of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss, directed by Dustin Wills on Austin360.com.     [PDF]

2009.10.30:

REVIEW of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss, directed by Dustin Wills in The Austin Chronicle.     [PDF]

2009.10.29:

REVIEW of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by Elizabeth Doss, directed by Dustin Wills on Austinist.com.     [PDF]

2009.10.26:

REVIEW of Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery by ticket winner on "Off Stage and On The Air," a radio show hosted by Lisa Scheps on 91.7 FM KOOP.

 

RECENT

2009.10.23:

35th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards: as discussed by Robert Faires in The Austin Chronicle.     [PDF]

2009.10.18:

35th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards: Tutto, its Artistic Director, and its designers take home 5 awards for the 2008-2009 Season: Outstanding Set Design (Lisa Laratta, Black Snow), Outstanding Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly, Ophelia), Outstanding Director of a Drama (Dustin Wills, Ophelia), Outstanding Production of a Drama (Ophelia), and Outstanding Production of a Comedy (Black Snow).

2009.10.12:

Murder Ballad, Murder Mystery cast and director, Dustin Wills, appear on "Off Stage and On The Air," a radio show hosted by Lisa Scheps on 91.7 FM KOOP.

2009.09.17:

NOMINATIONS announced 35th Annual B. Iden Payne Award. Ophelia and Black Snow receive 13 total nominations. Ophelia: Outstanding Set Design (Lisa Laratta), Outstanding Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly), Outstanding Dance Choreographer (Ophelia Ensemble), Outstanding Production of a Drama, Outstanding Director of a Drama (Dustin Wills), and Outstanding Cast Performance. Black Snow: Outstanding Set Design (Lisa Laratta), Outstanding Lighting Design (Megan M. Reilly), Outstanding Costume Design (Kim H. Ngo), Outstanding Production of a Comedy, Outstanding Director of a Comedy (Dustin Wills), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy (Gabriel Luna), and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Comedy (Smaranda Ciceu).

2009.07.23:

REVIEW of FIVE in the English-language publication, The Roman Forum, this summer's joint production in Rome, Italy with The English Theatre of Rome.

2009.07.17:

PREVIEW of FIVE written and directed by Dustin Wills in The Austin Chronicle, this summer's joint production in Rome, Italy with The English Theatre of Rome.

2009.07.09:

REVIEW of Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Keith Reddin, directed by Dustin Wills in The Austin Chronicle.     [PDF]

2009.07.07:

REVIEW of Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Keith Reddin, directed by Dustin Wills on the Austinist.com.     [PDF]

2009.07.07:

REVIEW of Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Keith Reddin, directed by Dustin Wills in The Daily Texan.     [PDF]

2009.07.01:

Sean Fuentes of AustinTheaterReview.com is the first to REVIEW TUTTO's current production, Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Keith Reddin, directed by Dustin Wills.     [PDF]

2009.06.05:

TUTTO's Artistic Director, Dustin Wills, is the subject of an Alumni Profile by the Department of Theatre & Dance at The University of Texas at Austin.

2009.06.01:

TUTTO appears in English-language publication, The Roman Forum, in anticipation of this summer's joint production in Rome, Italy with The English Theatre of Rome.     [PDF]

2009.06.01:

TUTTO's Artistic Director, Dustin Wills, WINS Best Director in the 2009 Austin Critics Table Awards for our production of Ophelia last November (The Austin Chronicle).     [PDF]

2009.05.15:

Ophelia receives SIX NOMINATIONS for the 2009 Austin Critics Table Awards (The Austin Chronicle).     [PDF]

2009.05.01:

TUTTO Designers selected for Gallery Exhibition in World Stage Design 2009.

2009.01.02:

Ophelia NAMED among "Top 10 Theatrical Treasures & Pleasures 2008" by The Austin Chronicle.     [PDF]

Ophelia NAMED among "Top 10 Wonderful Things About Austin Theatre in 2008 (In No Particular Order)" in Avimaan Syam's contribution to The Austin Chronicle's Annual Arts Top 10 Lists.     [PDF]

Ophelia NAMED among "Top 10 Parts and Wholes (In No Particular Order), Plus One Standout" in Hannah Kenah's contribution to The Austin Chronicle's Annual Arts Top 10 Lists.     [PDF]

 

Press coverage of Mr. Wills' career prior to becoming Tutto's Artistic Director.