Anton Anderssen

Dr. Anton Anderssen is a cultural anthropologist, specializing in "high culture." Visit his web page at Hartforth.com. Anton is a member of several high IQ societies, including Mensa, Triple 9, ISPE and Prometheus. He has seasonal residency on the Italian Riviera, The Alps, Hawaii, Michigan and elsewhere world-wide covering cultural events. Dr. Anderssen's articles are included in the United States Library of Congress as part of their Official Performing Arts Historical Web Archives.
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BWW Reviews: LES MIS Wows at StagecraftersBWW Reviews: LES MIS Wows at Stagecrafters
Posted: Sep. 23, 2013


Rare Preparatory Drawings of Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals Scientifically AnalyzedRare Preparatory Drawings of Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals Scientifically Analyzed
Posted: Aug. 2, 2013


BWW Reviews: ANNIE: IT'S THE HARD-KNOCK LIFE, FROM SCRIPT TO STAGE; Premiering on PBS, June 28BWW Reviews: ANNIE: IT'S THE HARD-KNOCK LIFE on PBS
Posted: Jun. 27, 2013


BWW Reviews: Five Roars for SHREK THE MUSICAL Through Jan 26BWW Reviews: Five Roars for SHREK THE MUSICAL Through Jan 26
Posted: Jan. 16, 2014


BWW Reviews: SOUND OF MUSIC A Hit in Royal Oak Through June 23BWW Reviews: SOUND OF MUSIC A Hit in Royal Oak Through June 23
Posted: Jun. 3, 2013


Heartbeat Of Home Closing Sunday at Fisher TheatreHeartbeat Of Home Closing Sunday at Fisher Theatre
March 23, 2014

Heartbeat of Home, the high energy dance show from the producers of Riverdance, closes in Detroit on Sunday. On stage at the Fisher Theatre, the spectacle is part of the Broadway In Detroit entertainment series.
Bigalora Royal Oak Celebrates Restaurant WeekBigalora Royal Oak Celebrates Restaurant Week
March 18, 2014

Chef Luciano DelSignore and the team at Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina in Royal Oak, Michigan (711 S. Main St.) team up with over 20 downtown chefs and restaurants for Royal Oak Restaurant Week 2014! This special dining week celebrates Royal Oak's culinary prowess. For a limited time, top restaurants feature three-course lunch and dinner prix fixe menus at excellent prices, kicking off on Friday, March 28 and runs through Sunday, April 6.
BWW Reviews: Dogwoods and Azaleas Spell Springtime in Pigeon ForgeBWW Reviews: Dogwoods and Azaleas Spell Springtime in Pigeon Forge
March 17, 2014

How does the thought of spring grab you? Millions of tulips blooming, cream petals on dogwood trees, azaleas bursting in hot pink, beautiful greenery everywhere and best of all, no more snow! Is it just me, or has this been the most miserable winter on record? It's time to spill the secret to springtime bliss: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Nathan Gunn with Julie Jordan Gunn Fill the Berman Theater with Opera 4/24Nathan Gunn with Julie Jordan Gunn Fill the Berman Theater with Opera 4/24
March 16, 2014

Nathan Gunn has made a reputation as one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the day. He has appeared in internationally renowned opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Paris Opera, and Teatro Real in Madrid.
Broadway's Ryan Silverman & Nikki Renee Daniels Join Detroit Symphony in Salute to Mad Men Era ProgramBroadway's Ryan Silverman & Nikki Renee Daniels Join Detroit Symphony in Salute to Mad Men Era Program
March 15, 2014

Broadway stars Ryan Silverman and Nikki Renee Daniels joined the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Friday in its most recent pops program, 'The Cocktail Hour: Music of the Mad Men Era.' The program was created and conducted by Maestro Steven Reineke, Music Director of the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, and Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run through March 16.
INHERIT THE WIND Opens at Village Players of Birmingham TonightINHERIT THE WIND Opens at Village Players of Birmingham Tonight
March 14, 2014

The Village Players of Birmingham opens the classic, Inherit the Wind, tonight, March 14.
Stagecrafters Unveils 2014-15 Season of 'Transformations'Stagecrafters Unveils 2014-15 Season of 'Transformations'
March 11, 2014

Stagecrafters announced its 2014 - 2015 lineup which they have deemed 'a season of transformations' at an open house and preview presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Baldwin Theatre. This will be Stagecrafters 58th year of presenting entertainment and their 29th year in the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette Ave., in downtown Royal Oak.
Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO Live Plays Fisher Theatre, 3/12-16Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO Live Plays Fisher Theatre, 3/12-16
March 10, 2014

Erth Visual & Physical, Inc., in association with TCG Entertainment, ArKtype and East Bank Entertainment are pleased to confirm that you're not imagining things - there's an undeniable rumble and a far off roar -- which is indeed the arrival of Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO Live. Created in Australia, the immensely popular, international theatre attraction will play Detroit's Fisher Theatre, for ten shows only, March 12 - 16, 2014. Don't miss this chance to experience what life was like amongst these giant creatures! Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office.
Oscar Winner Edward Saxon to Lead Online Education Program for ScreenwritersOscar Winner Edward Saxon to Lead Online Education Program for Screenwriters
March 3, 2014

The Writers Store (www.writersstore.com) announced open registration for 'A Producer's Guide to Navigating Your Screenwriting Career,' an eight-session online education course with Edward Saxon, producer of acclaimed films including Silence of the Lambs, Adaptation and Philadelphia.
INHERIT THE WIND to Open at Village Players of Birmingham, 3/14INHERIT THE WIND to Open at Village Players of Birmingham, 3/14
March 3, 2014

The Village Players of Birmingham opens the classic, Inherit the Wind, Friday, March 14.
BWW Interviews: Pulitzer Prize-Winning RABBIT HOLE Opens at Players Guild of Dearborn, 3/7BWW Interviews: Pulitzer Prize-Winning RABBIT HOLE Opens at Players Guild of Dearborn, 3/7
March 3, 2014

David Lindsay-Abaire's 'Rabbit Hole' opens a three-weekend run March 7 at the Players Guild of Dearborn, 21730 Madison in Dearborn. For tickets or more information call 313-561-TKTS or go to www.playersguildofdearborn.org.
St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook Presents 'SPELLING BEE' thru Feb 1St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook Presents 'SPELLING BEE' thru Feb 1
January 29, 2014

St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook is one of the oldest extant community theatres around and has been performing in its current theater since 1932. The group stays rigorously current, however, and this weekend will be offering a production of the Broadway favorite, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Cindy La Ferle Takes First Prize at Anton Art Center's Michigan Annual XLI for Mixed-Media Art Piece FAIRY TALECindy La Ferle Takes First Prize at Anton Art Center's Michigan Annual XLI for Mixed-Media Art Piece FAIRY TALE
January 27, 2014

Cindy La Ferle of Royal Oak won First Prize for her mixed-media art piece, 'Fairy Tale,' at the Anton Art Center's Michigan Annual XLI all-media art competition.
Fantastic Documentary by Stephen Hawking on PBS Jan 29Fantastic Documentary by Stephen Hawking on PBS Jan 29
January 26, 2014

BWW Reviews: Five Roars for SHREK THE MUSICAL Through Jan 26BWW Reviews: Five Roars for SHREK THE MUSICAL Through Jan 26
January 16, 2014

Stagecrafters wows with 'SHREK THE MUSICAL'
BWW Reviews: Honeybunch of Ragamuffins Delight Farmington Hills with ANNIEBWW Reviews: Honeybunch of Ragamuffins Delight Farmington Hills with ANNIE
December 29, 2013

Now on stage at The Farmington Players Community Theatre is the beloved Broadway musical 'Annie,' the feel-good Christmas season story featuring irresistible little starlets; these adorable kids sing and dance their hearts out, exuding tons of charm and pure innocence. Everybody's favorite orphan, Annie (played spectacularly by Maryanna Lauter) and her gang of radiant ragamuffins spread their message of cheer and hope to a country bogged down in a quagmire of economic depression.
America's Thanksgiving Parade Returns to Detroit TodayAmerica's Thanksgiving Parade Returns to Detroit Today
November 28, 2013

One of the country's oldest and most celebrated Parades will step off at 8:45 a.m. on Woodward Avenue and Kirby and end at Woodward Avenue and Congress in downtown Detroit today, November 28, 2013.
America's Thanksgiving Parade to Return to Detroit on November 28thAmerica's Thanksgiving Parade to Return to Detroit on November 28th
November 16, 2013

One of the country's oldest and most celebrated Parades will step off at 8:45 a.m. on Woodward Avenue and Kirby and end at Woodward Avenue and Congress in downtown Detroit on Thursday, November 28, 2013.
Michigan Philharmonic Presents HIGHLAND PIPES Nov 17Michigan Philharmonic Presents HIGHLAND PIPES Nov 17
November 12, 2013

The Michigan Philharmonic, hot after sold out concerts and a month of major national awards and recognitions for innovation programming, brings a world premiere and soloist who has appeared with the Boston Pops to Plymouth! 'Highland Pipes' features a World Premiere of a Scottish Bagpipe Concerto by Peter Taussig. Piper Nancy Tunnicliffe, fresh off a performance with the Boston Pops, will perform this beautiful Concerto with live orchestra for the first time. The concert also features Mendelssohn's beautiful Symphony No. 3, known as the Scottish Symphony, and includes a grand finale with members of the Celtic Pipes & Drums of Birmingham on a rousing rendition of 'Highland Cathedral'. To purchase group, season, or individual tickets, call (734) 451-2112 or visit www.michiganphil.org.
BWW Reviews: MAMMA MIA! Dances onto the Stage in Detroit Through Nov 10BWW Reviews: MAMMA MIA! Dances onto the Stage in Detroit Through Nov 10
November 7, 2013

You already know you're going to love Mamma Mia! now on stage at the Fisher Theatre, through November 10. The wildly popular musical takes the massive worldwide hits from ABBA and weaves them into a compelling story about life, love and dreams.


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