Lucky 7! Andy Karl and Groundhog Day Toast Their Tony Nominations
The new musical is written by Danny Rubin and Tim Minchin.
Tony nominee Andy Karl and the cast of Groundhog Day celebrated the show's seven Tony nominations on May 2 with a pre-performance cake party at the August Wilson Theatre.
Based on the 1993 film, Groundhog Day (2017 Olivier Award-winning Best Musical) features a score by Matilda The Musical 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. Along with Karl's performance, the show received nominations for Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, and Best Direction, among others.
Barrett Doss stars opposite Karl as TV producer Rita Hanson, 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.