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Ramblin' Rhodes: It's a busy time for playwright, actor and musician Cook

...Over The Cuckoo's Nest.He is playing the male lead role of R.P. McMurphy, the movie role that won Jack Nicholson the Oscar for Best Actor in 1976.It is being presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and at 3 p.m. Sept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-25/ramblin-rhodes-its-bu
'Shrek' adds music to once upon a time

...their season May 8-10 with the Augusta premiere of Shrek the Musical at Imperial Theatre. Shrek The Musical is based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film Shrek, with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire.Like the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/shrek-adds-music-once
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:WHY, OH WHY, won't terrorists attack the Grammys or the Oscars? Oh yeah, they know who their main defenders are in America. What was that Cold War term? Useful idiots? SINCE STEPHEN COLBERT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/rants-raves
Manny Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather Jr. not that difficult an opponent

...More importantly, Roach said it was a fight he learned a lot about how to take on Mayweather."I really did learn from the Oscar fight. It was a good lesson to me," Roach said. "Floyd is tricky but not very complicated. But if you get behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-28/manny-pacquiao-floyd-mayweather-j
'Music' man Plummer will leave footprint in Hollywood cement

...who is set to leave his prints on March 27 as part of the TCM Classic Film Festival. "When I was happy enough to get the Oscar, I (thought) oh, I think I should get this too, really. But I won't say anything. And then it happened. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-03-19/music-man-plummer-will-leave
Travolta weathers highs, lows of acting career

...with Menzel. At the conclusion of the Oscars, host Neil Patrick Harris predicted...very sweet and totally welcome."The Oscar incidents come at a time when Travolta...upcoming film, Going Clear, from the Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-03-07/travolta-weathers-highs-lows-acting
Rants & Raves

...readers:I REMEMBER an old movie called Outlaw. They made a big stink about Jane Russell and her big bosom. I watched the Oscars and I think these women are disgusting with their chests showing. Our first lady dresses beautifully. WHO ARE THE city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-04/rants-raves
'Imitation Game' is reviving interest in secret WWII site

...code-breakers who investigate crime.Katherine Lynch, Bletchley's spokeswoman, expects visitors to increase with the Oscar-nominated film's success, particularly because the museum is less than an hour from London. The train station is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-31/imitation-game-reviving-interest-se
Fans with Oscar fever binge watch the nominated films

...27-year-old son of film fans and counts himself among the Oscar-obsessed, squeezing in all he can as soon as nominations...manages the dining room of a New York City restaurant, is the Oscar party hostess with the mostess. She puts together a pool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-31/fans-oscar-fever-binge-watch-nomina
Stars, fans show up in Iowa for 'Field of Dreams' 25th anniversary

...weekend's emotional reunion in Iowa showed why Field of Dreams still resonates with so many after so many years.The site of the Oscar-nominated film about an Iowa farmer who hears a voice whisper "If you build it, he will come" and follows through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-14/stars-fans-show-iowa-fie