Anton Anderssen

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 Review: SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR. Brings Back Fond MemoriesBWW Review: SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR. Brings Back Fond Memories
Posted: Sep. 29, 2017


Columnist: My Pilgrimage to Hail Michael Moore's TERMS OF MY SURRENDERColumnist: My Pilgrimage to Hail Michael Moore's TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
Posted: Oct. 5, 2017


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BWW Review: EVITA Thrills Audiences on Nights of a Thousand Stars at Diamond Head TheatreBWW Review: EVITA Thrills Audiences on Nights of a Thousand Stars at Diamond Head Theatre
Posted: Apr. 15, 2017


BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL Wows at Beef And Boards, Thru July 2BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL Wows at Beef And Boards, Thru July 2
Posted: Jun. 17, 2017


BWW Review: 42ND STREET at St. Dunstan's is Big, Beautiful and Amazing! Thru June 17BWW Review: 42ND STREET at St. Dunstan's is Big, Beautiful and Amazing! Thru June 17
Posted: Jun. 9, 2017


BWW Review: THE LION KING at Detroit Opera House Never Fails to ImpressBWW Review: THE LION KING at Detroit Opera House Never Fails to Impress
Posted: Feb. 7, 2017


BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Detroit Opera HouseBWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Detroit Opera House
Posted: Jan. 19, 2017


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.

Disney's PIRATE AND PRINCESS ADVENTURE Launches 90 City Tour TodayDisney's PIRATE AND PRINCESS ADVENTURE Launches 90 City Tour Today
November 1, 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 6BWW 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 PlayersBWW 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 TodayTHERESE, 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 StagecraftersBWW 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 22MAGNOLIAS 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.

It's Time to 'Hear the People Sing' at Stagecrafters, Sep 6-29It's Time to 'Hear the People Sing' at Stagecrafters, Sep 6-29
September 6, 2013

After nearly nine months of meticulous preparation, LES MISERABLES opens today, September 6th and runs through the 29th at the Baldwin Theatre in downtown Royal Oak.

Ridgedale Players Delight Donors with Murder at the SpeakeasyRidgedale Players Delight Donors with Murder at the Speakeasy
August 25, 2013

On Saturday night, philanthropic patrons were treated to a wonderful Italian dinner at a fundraiser for Ridgedale Players. The evening began with generous amounts of appetizers and golden punch. The main course featured delicious lasagna, topped off by tiramisu for dessert. Actors from the theatre company performed a murder mystery set in a Detroit speakeasy during the Great Depression.

It's Time to 'Hear the People Sing' at Stagecrafters, Sep 6-29It's Time to 'Hear the People Sing' at Stagecrafters, Sep 6-29
August 24, 2013

After nearly nine months of meticulous preparation, LES MISERABLES opens on Friday, September 6th and runs through the 29th at the Baldwin Theatre in downtown Royal Oak.



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