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Audiences expect to like the stage musical “Mary Poppins” because it’s based on the beloved 1964 Disney film, as well as the popular series of books by P.L. Travers. And audiences expect highly entertaining shows from the Walt Disney Company and Cameron Mackintosh. So what’s not to like? That depends on the satisfaction of those expectations and the tolerance of some of the touring production’s liabilities.

Modified: 02/13/13 02:50:42 PM

Three people - a wardrobe attendant, a musical supervisor and the actor who plays Joseph Buquet - have been there for the Great White Way's longest-running show ever.

Modified: 02/13/13 01:58:24 AM

Writer Martin McDonagh's themes include the strong bonds of family, the hidden damage of child abuse, and the separation of truth from fiction.

Modified: 02/11/13 08:19:49 PM

Before the comic comes to perform his stand-up at the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, he discusses his odd authenticity.

Modified: 02/08/13 07:05:56 AM

Family Picks:  ‘Forensic February’ at Durham’s Museum of Life and Science isn’t all about CSI.

Modified: 02/08/13 08:26:29 PM

DVD Picks:  ‘Skyfall,’ the latest Bond movie, and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ top the list.

Modified: 02/08/13 11:00:14 AM

CountryPicks:  The Blue Ribbon Healers play a series of shows around the Triangle.

Modified: 02/08/13 11:01:29 AM

Seinfeld Quiz Answers:  Our Durham winner was randomly selected from those with correct answers.

Modified: 02/06/13 07:19:10 PM

The Scottie dog has a new nemesis in Monopoly after fans voted in an online contest to add a cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday.

Modified: 02/06/13 04:18:12 PM

Prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke Chris Brown's probation, saying there is no credible evidence he completed his community service sentence for beating Rihanna, and citing several other incidents that they say point to anger management issues.

Modified: 02/05/13 05:27:36 PM

Tim McGraw is free. The country star has moved on from a troubling label, quit drinking and grown up a bit, and all that has given McGraw a new energy he says you can hear on his latest album, "Two Lanes of Freedom."

Modified: 02/05/13 10:26:20 PM

Political commentator Dick Morris' prediction of a huge landslide for Mitt Romney didn't pan out. And now he's lost his job at Fox News Channel.

Modified: 02/05/13 08:22:52 PM

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