Andy Karl poses next to the painting of him unveiled at Tony di Napoli Restaurant.
Andy Karl poses next to the painting of him unveiled at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant.
(photo provided by Groundhog Day)

Groundhog Day star Andy Karl was honored yesterday, August 17, when Tony's di Napoli Restaurant unveiled a painting of his Groundhog Day character Phil Connors for the restaurant's Broadway Wall of Fame. Copies of the painting were signed by Karl to be auctioned off at a future event to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Costars Barret Doss and Andy Karl pose for a photo with the painting.
Costars Barret Doss and Andy Karl pose for a photo with the painting.
(photo provided by Groundhog Day)

Groundhog Day features a score by Matilda composer Tim Minchin and direction by Matilda's Matthew Warchus, with original screenwriter Danny Rubin providing the book. The story follows disgruntled weatherman Phil Connors who finds himself stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again. Performances continue through September 17 at the August Wilson Theatre.

Performances of Groundhog Day continue through September 17.
Performances of Groundhog Day continue through September 17.
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Andy Karl and Barrett Doss star alongside an ensemble that includes Rebecca Faulkenberry, John Sanders, Andrew Call, Raymond J. Lee, Heather Ayers, Kevin Bernard, Gerard Canonico, Rheaume Crenshaw, Michael Fatica, Katy Geraghty, Camden Gonzales, Jordan Grubb, Taylor Iman Jones, Tari Kelly, Josh Lamon, Joseph Medeiros, Sean Montgomery, William Parry, Jenna Rubaii, Vishal Vaidya, Travis Waldschmidt, and Natalie Wisdom.

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