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Broadway Theater:

August Wilson Theatre
245 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019

Groundhog Day Information

About the Show: 

The musical is based on the 1993 film Groundhog Day and is just starting its Broadway debut. It originally opened at The Old Vic in London in 2016 and announced its transfer to Broadway for a 2017 run. Previews are March 16, 2017, and Groundhog Day opens April 17th, 2017. 

Plot Synopsis:

The plot synopsis follows with the movie story line. Phil Connors, a TV weatherman in Pittsburgh, is covering the annual Groundhog Day event. He finds himself in a time loop, repeating the same day over and over again. He repeats this cycle until he fixes his mistakes. It is a story about Connors overcoming his flaws, his arrogance, and his selfish nature in order to appreciate the things in his life that he's neglected. In repeating the same day and learning his mistakes, he realizes he must take advantage of the chances he's given to gain the love of his co-worker. 

Andy Karl, who plays Connors, has numerous Broadway credits including Jersey Boys, Wicked, Legally Blonde, and Saturday Night Fever.

Run Time:

2 hours and 30 minutes with one intermission.

Cast:

Broadway

Phil Connors:
Andy Karl
Rita Hanson:
Barrett Dos

Creative Team:

Music and Lyrics:
Tim Minchin
Book:
Danny Rubin
Director:
Matthew Warchus
Choreographer:
Peter Darling
Costumes and Set Design:
Rob Howell
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