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Tim Rice wants 'From Here to Eternity' new life

...quite pleased with, but it didn't get the public's imagination."Rice, whose credits include Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Lion King, thinks the new show might find a more fertile home in America, where it's set and where the events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-10-18/tim-rice-wants-here-eternity-new-li
Augusta-area playwrights stage their works

...Washington, D.C., Fringe Festival in 2013."Misconception is a rock opera," said Swanson, likening it to Jesus Christ Superstar or other works told completely through music.Through the Fringe Festival, Swanson met a Welsh playwright, Alan Harris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-18/augusta-area-playwrig
Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

...transform careers. When Hilary Mantel won for Wolf Hall in 2009, she went from modestly successful novelist to literary superstar.Some British writers had expressed fears that the change in eligibility could lead to U.S. dominance of the 46-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-10-18/australian-wins-booker-p
Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki in favor of NBA playing a shorter season

Dirk Nowitzki has a problem with the NBA messing with his game.The Dallas Mavericks' superstar is about as old-school as it gets among players and he doesn't like the idea of the league testing a 44-minute game this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-15/mavericks-dirk-nowitzki-favor
Faith digest

...Saturday, Oct. 25.The event features wrestlers Christian Fury, Michael Saint, Da Fireman, Anthony Henry, The Masked Superstar, AOD, Adrian Davis and others.The festival features carnival games, food and bounce houses. Friendly costumes are welcome...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-17/faith-digest
Singer Katy Perry's correct prediction highlighted bizarre weekend

WHO'S HOTKaty Perry. The superstar pop singer partied in Oxford, Miss., after Ole Miss pulled the upset over Alabama, which she correctly predicted on ESPN's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-07/singer-katy-perrys-correc
Horford returns to action for Hawks in preseason victory over Heat

...against Milwaukee.With Cleveland scheduled for three preseason games in four days, coach David Blatt wants to rest his superstar Tuesday night.Blatt says James will play tonight when the Cavs face Indiana in Cincinnati. PISTONS: Guard Jodie Meeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-14/horford-returns-action-hawks-
LeBron James back on floor in Cleveland

...realized he was the last one left on the bench.Seconds later, James knew he was home.Cleveland fans welcomed the NBA superstar back with open arms and ear-splitting screams on Wednesday night as nearly 17,000 fans showed up to watch the Cavaliers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-01/lebron-james-back-floor-cleve
Dallas Maverick forward Al-Farouq Aminu wishes trip could have happened

...he said in an ESPN interview, claiming it was taken out of context, and that he doesn't consider himself an underrated superstar."I don't feel like that," Anthony said Thursday after practice. "I think it was just the course of the way the conversation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-02/dallas-maverick-forward-al-fa
USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...would be at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, that begins April 15.USA Swimming's punishment was its harshest ever imposed on its superstar. The governing body suspended Phelps for three months in 2009 after a photo emerged of him using a marijuana pipe, even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-06/usa-swimming-suspends-michae