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 Blog: Kona Nui Night at Ward Village marred by selfish Fort Shafter Lexus DriverBWW Blog: Kona Nui Night at Ward Village marred by selfish Fort Shafter Lexus Driver
Posted: Dec. 26, 2017


BWW Review: ANNIE at CANTON VILLAGE THEATRE Thrills PatronsBWW Review: ANNIE at CANTON VILLAGE THEATRE Thrills Patrons
Posted: Apr. 28, 2018


BWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES Turns PHANTOM Upside DownBWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES Turns PHANTOM Upside Down
Posted: Oct. 29, 2017


BWW Blog: Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Triumph over Subjugation at Bank of Hawaii Pop-Up ConcertBWW Blog: Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Triumph over Subjugation at Bank of Hawaii Pop-Up Concert
Posted: Mar. 29, 2018


BWW Review: CALENDAR GIRLS Moves Audiences to Tears Thru February 18BWW Review: CALENDAR GIRLS Moves Audiences to Tears Thru February 18
Posted: Feb. 3, 2018


BWW Review: WICKED Never Goes Out of StyleBWW Review: WICKED Never Goes Out of Style
Posted: Aug. 10, 2018


BWW Preview: THE WILD PARTY on Stagecrafters Main StageBWW Preview: THE WILD PARTY on Stagecrafters Main Stage
Posted: Aug. 7, 2018


BWW Reviews: Low Notes on the High Seas: Slow Boat to Curacao with Paul VincenttBWW Reviews: Low Notes on the High Seas: Slow Boat to Curacao with Paul Vincentt
January 21, 2013

When New York cabaret crooner Paul Vincentt escapes the hustle and bustle of The Big Apple, he loves cruising the high seas. His latest cruise was on Holland America's Maasdam, a floating palace with five-star dining and five-star entertainment.

Les Lankhorst Brings High Class to the High Seas
December 26, 2012

Guests of Holland America's Statendam were treated to a magnificent concert by tribute artist Les Lankhorst on this year's Christmas cruise to the Panama Canal. For one night only, Lankhorst took the stage and presented a beautiful selection of standards made famous by vocal giants: Frank Sinatra, Mel Torm, Nat King Cole, Harry Connick, Jr., Bobby Darrin and Hugh Jackman.

Michigan Philharmonic Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Through Dec 15Michigan Philharmonic Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Through Dec 15
December 12, 2012

Be sure to make this concert a tradition to your holiday schedule as the Michigan Philharmonic invites you 'Home for the Holidays'. Enjoy a festive program featuring such classics as, Winter Wonderland, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, A Canadian Brass Christmas, Christmas at the Movies with selections from Miracle on 34th Street, the Polar Express, and more! In addition the concert features Bach's Piano Concerto #3 in D Major performed by Michigan Philharmonic Pianist, Patrick Johnson.

BWW Reviews: Sensational FOREVER CHRISTMAS Plays Avon Players Through Dec 15BWW Reviews: Sensational FOREVER CHRISTMAS Plays Avon Players Through Dec 15
December 9, 2012

Now on stage at Avon Players in Rochester is an exquisite presentation of holiday cheer, Forever Christmas, conceived and directed by artistic and brilliant troubadour JD Deierlien. This show was, in a word, sensational!

BWW Reviews: SUNSET BLVD Plays at Village Players of Birmingham Through Nov. 18BWW Reviews: SUNSET BLVD Plays at Village Players of Birmingham Through Nov. 18
November 15, 2012

If you liked the film "Sunset Boulevard" you'll love the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical version, now on stage at The Village Players in Birmingham. This Tony Award-winning musical includes a haunting score and hit songs As If We Never Said Goodbye, With One Lookand the title song, Sunset Boulevard.

BWW Reviews: MEANWHILE BACK ON THE COUCH Runs Through Nov 17 at Baldwin TheatreBWW Reviews: MEANWHILE BACK ON THE COUCH Runs Through Nov 17 at Baldwin Theatre
November 7, 2012

"Do you believe in love at first sight?" asked the presumptuous Jingle Jabonski to the handsome Dr. Victor Karleen.

Sweet Spoonful of Sugar MARY POPPINS Comes to Detroit October 23-28Sweet Spoonful of Sugar MARY POPPINS Comes to Detroit October 23-28
October 19, 2012

My distant cousin Walter Elias 'Walt' Disney had a knack for turning everything into perfection, or at least practically perfect in every way. He took the mean, cranky nanny from P.L. Travers' book "Mary Poppins" and turned her into a saint. He excised two of the four Banks children, allowing the cutest ones to remain in the story. Travers' nanny couldn't dance on rooftops, didn't have adventures with Bert, didn't win at the horse races and couldn't sing. Travers was Australian; they take pride in being able to endure aggressive crocodiles, harsh deserts and appalling alloparenting. For those of us in the northern hemisphere who prefer our protagonists to be a bit on the spoonful of sugar side, Disney's Mary Poppins is just the ticket.

Prince Charming George Hamilton and Callipygian Christopher Sieber Dazzle Detroit in LA CAGEPrince Charming George Hamilton and Callipygian Christopher Sieber Dazzle Detroit in LA CAGE
October 4, 2012

Prince Charming George Hamilton and callipygian Christopher Sieber are now on stage at the beautiful Fisher Theatre, in the outrageous and wacky musical "La Cage aux Folles". Broadway In Detroit is always working hard to bring entertainment that appeals to diverse audiences, and this is one of those niche productions that had audiences rolling in the floors with laughter.

Operatic Farce Shakes the House: LEND ME A TENOR Runs Through Sept. 23Operatic Farce Shakes the House: LEND ME A TENOR Runs Through Sept. 23
September 13, 2012

Laugh yourself silly at Ridgedale Players' 2012 2013 Season opener, Lend Me A Tenor! This hilarious comedy features a shining cast of veteran actors who have perfect timing and outrageous expression.



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