COUSIN BETTE  by Jeffery Hatcher  based on the novel by Honore de Balzac   WORLD PREMIERE / The Antaeus Company  Critic's Choice LA Times, LA Weekly, Backstage / / / Garland Award BEST DIRECTION  / / / LA Drama Critic's Circle Award BEST ADAPTATION & BEST SEASON (Antaeus Company, 2010) / / / 7 Ovation Award Nominations including Production, Playwriting, Costumes, Lights, sets & Sound Design / / / 4 LA Weekly Award Nominations for individual actors & design.              Jeanie Hackett's  splendid production for The Antaeus Company (is)...their first stab at a full season. The intelligence of the play, the direction and the acting standards bode well."  LA WEEKLY  / / / Cousin Bette is  a triumph  for The Antaeus Company.  BROADWAY WORLD  / / / Director Jeanie Hackett fluidly steers the fluctuating morality, corruption and passion."  LA TIMES  / / / Director Jeanie Hackett briskly moves the action and the three hours have no lulls.  VARIETY  / / / Jeanie Hackett has chosen a unifying style blending comedy, tragedy, realism and the best kind of old-fashioned stage craft.   BACKSTAGE    READ:  JH Directs the Vast Canvas of  Cousin Bette  LA STAGE TIMES

COUSIN BETTE

by Jeffery Hatcher

based on the novel by Honore de Balzac 

WORLD PREMIERE / The Antaeus Company

Critic's Choice LA Times, LA Weekly, Backstage / / / Garland Award BEST DIRECTION  / / / LA Drama Critic's Circle Award BEST ADAPTATION & BEST SEASON (Antaeus Company, 2010) / / / 7 Ovation Award Nominations including Production, Playwriting, Costumes, Lights, sets & Sound Design / / / 4 LA Weekly Award Nominations for individual actors & design.

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