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Andy Karl Stars in New West End Musical Groundhog Day

Karl takes on the role played by Bill Murray in the fan-favorite film.

Andy Karl heads the cast of Groundhog Day at London's Old Vic Theatre.
(© Manuel Harlan)

Photos from the West End world-premiere production of the new musical Groundhog Day, starring Broadway favorite Andy Karl, have been released.

Andy Karl stars as Phil Connors in the new musical Groundhog Day.
(© Manuel Harlan)

Groundhog Day is inspired by the 1993 film that tells the story of Pittsburgh weatherman Phil Connors, who finds himself caught in a time loop that forces him to repeat the same day, Groundhog Day, over and over. It features a score by Matilda composer Tim Minchin, and is directed by Matlida's Matthew Warchus, with original screen writer Danny Rubin providing the book. It runs at London's Old Vic Theatre.

Andy Karl as Phil Connors and Carlyss Peer as Rita Hanson in Groundhog Day.
(© Manuel Harlan)

Karl plays Phil Connors, a role originated on-screen by Bill Murray. Carlyss Peer takes on the role of Rita Hanson, originated by Andie MacDowell. A Broadway transfer of the production is expected following its run in London.