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Graves Sues for Innocence
Anthony Graves is seeking to have his name finally cleared
"...Lawyers for Anthony Graves have filed a petition seeking, once and for all,..."

Feb. 28, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Anthony Graves Update
Seeking to overturn a lower court's ruling that death row inmate Anthony Graves must be given a new trial by Sept. 12, AG's office files final appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
"...a lower court's ruling that death row inmate Anthony Graves must be given a new trial by Sept. 12,..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Temporary Freedom for Anthony Graves?
Judge recommends Texas death row inmate Anthony Graves be released while awaiting retrial
"...on Oct. 4 that Texas death row inmate Anthony Graves be released on $50,000 bail while awaiting retrial, reports..."

Oct. 13, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Graves Is Innocent
"...Dear Editor, Re: “'Junk Science' Emerges in Graves Case,” News, Oct. 16]: Anthony Graves has never taken..."

Oct. 28, 2009 Postmarks

Who Is Stella Burden, and Why Are They Saying Those Terrible Things About Her?
When the Rude Mechs do a show about acting, they find madness in the Method
"...Reynolds led an evening in which everyone composed music. Thomas Graves led an evening about gurus, with company members..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Guilty Until, and After, Proven Innocent
Sebesta still insists that Graves is guilty
"...Sebesta, who was responsible for the prosecution of Anthony Graves for a grisly 1992 multiple murder in Somerville...."

Jan. 20, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

'Bacchae' to the Future
How in (a Greek) god's name can the Rude Mechs re-create Dionysus in 69 in '09?
"...and role in the production. Having the Rude Mechs' Thomas Graves play William Finley playing Dionysus removes the personal..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Method Gun
The Rude Mechs' latest pays at times comic, at times touching tribute to the strange craft of acting and its practitioners
"...spectacularly comic sort of dream ballet where cast members Thomas Graves and Jason Liebrecht appear buck naked, each with..."

April 11, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Dionysus in 69
The Rude Mechs' re-creation lets us experience a tragedy in a rare and personal way
"...themselves within the choices and movements of other actors. Thomas Graves is not just playing Dionysus but playing the..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Pickathon Polishes Off No. 16
Oregon fest boasts IPAs, ATXs, camping, and sustainability
"...Dispatched from Portland to Ashland, Ore., a drum circle..."

Aug. 4, 2014 Music Post by Austin Powell

Robert Faires' Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2017
From monsters to mountains, wolves to wild horses, the year came alive with figures boldly created onstage
"...Lynn's extended prayerlike poem offered an elegant soundtrack to Thomas Graves and crew's erecting and dismantling a miniature mountain..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Rude Mechs' Field Guide
There's much to ponder in the second draft of the Rude Mechs' mash-up of Dostoyevsky, stand-up comedy, and spiritual belief
"...some other things are happening with his brothers Ivan (Thomas Graves), an intellectual atheist, and Smerdyakov (Robert S. Fisher),..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Shawn Sides and Graham Reynolds: Rude and Golden
How two of Austin's top creative stars meld a busy life of art and love
", Graham thinks it should be a comedy and Thomas [Graves] thinks it's a tragedy, and now they have..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Theatrical Sets of 2013, to a Cat
The year's scenic designs proved especially appealing to the feline theatregoer
"...5) 'FIXING KING JOHN' (Thomas Graves, Madge Darlington for Rude Mechanicals) Platforms rigged for..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Fixing King John
This loose and gangly treatment of Shakespeare's history is both remarkably original and fiercely energetic
"...of platforms built for the show. (The program credits Thomas Graves and Darlington with the "Environment.") The costumes (designed..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Best in Show
The 2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Thomas Graves, Michelle Marchesseault, Leilah Stewart, et al., Now Now..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...Thomas Graves, Agnes and Alfred..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Agnes and Alfred
A beautiful play that lightly traces the journey of two well-meaning, imperfect people
"...which practically writes the rest of their stories. Alfred (Thomas Graves) is a dreamer, Agnes (Hannah Kenah) is generally..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Agnes & Alfred: A Relationship Forged in Fire
Steve Moore and Carlos Treviño's Physical Plant Theatre Returns
"...What there is, is three actors: Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, and Katie Van Winkle – with..."

Sept. 24, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Now Now Oh Now
The Rude Mechs' latest show is a mind-blowing roll of the die
"...each act. Especially in the first act (design by Thomas Graves, also a performer), the sets practically serve as..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Method Gun
With this play about theatre and tigers, the Rude Mechs earn their stripes forever
"...the director, the designers, and especially the five performers: Thomas Graves, Heather Hanna, Jude Hickey, Hannah Kenah, and Lana..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

I'm Officially a Stalker
I am stalking Rebecca Havemeyer.
" that this play is curated and directed by Thomas Graves, a Louisville, Kentucky-native and a boy I watched..."

Dec. 16, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate Getty

Culture Flash!
The Longs give a million, the Rudes add a co-PAD, Mills shows his new dance, and Kitch joins a board
"...was founded 13 years ago. The lucky guy is Thomas Graves, a company member for four years who will..."

June 20, 2008 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Have You Ever Been Assassinated?
Rebecca Beegle's 'Have You Ever Been Assassinated?' plays out like a fever-dream version of 'Yankee Doodle Dandy,' deliriously mashing up vaudeville acts with American history
"...Booth – in a phantasmagorical rant, delivered deliriously by Thomas Graves – as a kind of acid-trip vision of..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Payback as Comeback
The Rude Mechs boost a resurgence with 'REVENGE!'
"...of people: Lowell Bartholomee, Madge Darlington, Robert S. Fisher, Thomas Graves, Heather Hannah, Lana Lesley, Jason Liebrecht, Michael Mergen,..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Steve Moore

Five Different Things To Do In Austin This Weekend
Art! Theatre! Dance! You know: What the enemy hates.
" last in this benighted world? Also, hold on, Thomas Graves designed this show, and Kirk Lynn wrote it,..."

April 6, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fall Arts Issue Critics Picks
From the arts harvest, our critics pluck choice treats
"...because it hurts? Directed by Carlos Treviño and featuring Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, and Katie Van Winkle, this show..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Year's Cheers
The nominees for the 2010 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Thomas Graves, Dionysus in 69..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fusebox Festival Schedule
"...25-May 2: Quest for the West. Kirk Lynn and Thomas Graves (Austin). The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, and various..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature

Humana Festival of New American Plays
A report from Louisville, where Austin theatre artists stood tall
" more than any version I'd seen. Cast members Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, Lana Lesley, Jason Liebrecht, and Shawn..."

April 2, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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