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.
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, 3/12-16 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 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, 3/14 March 3, 2014
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 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 on Thursday, November 28, 2013.Michigan 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 10 November 7, 2013
Feld Entertainment, Inc., producers of Disney On Ice and Disney Live!, is taking top performing cable TV series for preschoolers to the stage in Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure. Featuring characters from the smash hitsSofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates, this brand new production launches a 90-city national tour in July 2013. The performances are set for the Palace of Auburn Hills, today, November 1st, 2013.BWW Reviews: MISS SAIGON Flies Away From the Fisher Theatre Oct 6 October 6, 2013
A special open captioned performance of Miss Saigon has been announced for tonight at 7:30 pm. Seats are being held in an area of the main floor for this performance for those who are in need of this service. Tickets for this reserved section may be purchase in person at the Fisher Theatre Box Office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0.BWW Reviews: LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Is Astonishing at Avon Players September 27, 2013
Now on stage at Avon Players is the musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, a parable of the ideal family in Civil War era Boston. The musical follows the book fairly closely, so if you are familiar with the book, you know the play. Little Women was one of the first books that many girls read as a child and has always held a special place in their hearts.THERESE, Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Tom Felton, Hits Cinemas Today September 27, 2013
Set in the lower depths of 1860s Paris, THERESE is a tale of obsessive love, adultery and revenge based on Emile Zola's scandalous novel, Thrse Raquin. The film hits theaters today, September 27.BWW Reviews: LES MIS Wows at Stagecrafters September 23, 2013
Now on stage at the beautiful and noble Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak is the Stagecrafters' production of LES MISERABLES. In a word, the show is flawless. With a cast of professional-quality actors and singers, this musical drama will wow you from the very beginning.MAGNOLIAS is MAGNificent at Ridgedale Players, Sep 6 to 22 September 8, 2013
I love any play that involves Pam Shaw Heath, and fortunately for our community, she is directing Ridgedale Players' current production of 'Steel Magnolias,' a roller-coaster comedy-drama about the lives of women in the deep south. Based on a true story, as experienced by playwright Robert Harling, this story honors his baby sister's struggle and death from diabetes.