Thursday, May 25, 2017

Report From New York: Deja Vu All Over Again In Groundhog Day by Bill Hirschman

The surprisingly delight-filled musical Groundhog Day is well worth seeing on Broadway but the script, music, lyrics and replicable staging (all Tony-nominated) are so strong, so inventive, …

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Backstage with Richard Ridge: From Olivier to Tony? How GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Found His Phil by BroadwayWorld TV

Andy Karl may have only just begun his Broadway journey as Phil Connors in Groundhog Day, but his road to Punxsutawney was a long one. Below, watch as the 2017 Tony nominee joins SAG-AFTRA F…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Its Highest-Grossing Season on Record by

The 2016-17 Broadway season ended on May 21, marking yet another record-breaking year. Grosses were up by 5.5% from the 2015-16 season, bringing in a total of 13.27 million theatergoers and …

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EXCLUSIVE: First look at the making of Groundhog Day’s cast album by Broadway Briefing

Check out this exclusive first look at a video about the making of Groundhog Day’s cast album, including footage from the recording studio and interviews with Tim Minchin, Andy Karl, and B…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Why Tony Nominee Andy Karl “Fights Hard” to Stay With Groundhog Day—Knee Brace and All by Andrew Gans

The Groundhog Day star chats about pushing through his recent onstage injury to his third Tony nomination.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Groundhog Day Celebrates Original Broadway Cast Album Release at Barnes and Noble by Marc J. Franklin

Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, and more came out for an in-store performance and CD signing May 19

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Groundhog Day CD Signing at B&N by Sandi Durell

  The multi award nominated Groundhog Day shared songs and signed CDs at Barnes & Noble on May 19 with cast members Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, Raymond J. Lee, Andrew McCall and Rebec…

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Spend a Two-Show Day at Groundhog Day Starring Andy Karl by Hannah Vine

Gerard Canonico shows us what it’s like to do a double-duty day at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Photo Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY Celebrates Cast Recording Release with In-Store Appearance at Barnes and Noble by Jennifer Broski

The Groundhog Day cast recording peeked its head out in public this week and the cast of the hit Broadway musical was on hand at Barnes and Noble this week to celebrate with a CD signing See…

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Groundhog Day's Andy Karl & Cast Perform at Barnes & Noble CD-Signing Event by Lindsey Sullivan

Those browsing the stacks of Barnes & Noble on New York's Upper East Side on May 19 wish they could enjoy this performance over and over again! The stars of Broadway's Groundhog …

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Andy Karl & Stars of Groundhog Day to Perform & Sign CDs at Barnes & Noble by

Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Andrew Call and Raymond J. Lee of the Broadway musical Groundhog Day will celebrate the release of their original cast album with a CD signing …

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Theater News: Andy Karl and Groundhog Day Cast Members to Perform at Barnes & Noble

The Broadway musical will celebrate the release of its cast album with a performance and CD signing.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BWW CD Review: GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Charmingly Animated by David Clarke

A musical adaptation of 1993's Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray and written by Danny Rubin and Harold Ramis may not seem like the most plumb choice for Broadway. However, the show's score …

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Tony Nominations Boost Box Office For Kevin Kline, Josh Groban by Lee Seymour

'Groundhog Day' was happy too. Ditto Sara Bareilles.

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Broadway Grosses: Present Laughter & More Plays Boom at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony-nominated revival of Noël Coward's classic comedy Present Laughter shot up $100,066 this week, grossing a total of $853,434. The Kevin Kline-led side-splitter is up for thr…

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Broadway Inks of the 2016-2017 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

With Broadway's biggest night inching closer and closer, we asked you which of resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson's masterpieces from the 2016-2017…

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Andy Karl Says Being Nominated for a Tony “Never Gets Old” by Olivia Clement

Watch what the Groundhog Day star has to say about his third Tony Award nomination.

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Michael Fatica is happy to relive Groundhog Day (eight times a week) by Joy

From swinging in Newsies to portraying a graceful klutz in She Loves Me, Michael Fatica is happy to finally arrive in Punxsutawney.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Happy Days Review: Dianne Wiest, Up To Her Neck in Beckett classic by Jonathan Mandell

“Another happy day,” Dianne Wiest exclaims as Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s bleak, comic and compassionate play, written decades before Groundhog Day, but similarly focused on somebody wh…

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Dianne Wiest in Happy Days: Review, pics by New York Theater

  “Another happy day,” Dianne Wiest exclaims as Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s bleak, comic and compassionate play, written decades before Groundhog Day, but similarly focused on some…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Spotlight On...Jef Canter by Michael Block

Name: Jef Canter (Jef with one F)Hometown: Tallahassee, FLEducation: BS Marketing Florida State University; Young Actors StudioSelect Credits: I loved playing Dr. Watson in the East Coast Pr…

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What Strange Compliment Did Hugh Jackman Pay Andy Karl at the Met Gala? by Playbill Staff

The Groundhog Day Tony nominee reveals he could have two celebrity dads.

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Groundhog Day Tony Nominee Andy Karl: 'I Look Like Hugh Jackman & Anderson Cooper's Love Child' by Lindsey Sullivan

Groundhog Day Tony nominee Andy Karl recently stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. On top of discussing their hang sesh at the recent Met Gala (no big deal), Karl mentioned meeting…

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VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Recalls the Best & Worst Theater Experience He's Ever Had on LATE SHOW by TV News Desk

Three-time Tony nominee and star of Broadway's GROUNDHOG DAY, Andy Karl, stopped by last night's LATE SHOW on CBS and proved he isa shining example of the adage, 'the show must go on.'

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with Tony Nominee Andy Karl! by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, May 15 7PMSAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld will host Career Conversations with Andy Karl, currently starring in Groundhog Day on Broadway, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richa…

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Phantom, Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day & More Shows Set for 2017 Stars in the Alley Concert by

Long-running hit The Phantom of the Opera will join new musicals Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day and Come From Away at the 2017 Stars in the Alley concert, set to take …

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This year's Stars in the Alley will take place on Friday, June 2nd at 100pm in Broadway's legendary Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Avenue between 44th amp 45th streets.

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Josh Groban, Christy Altomare, Lucas Hedges & More Win Theatre World Awards by

The 2017 Theatre World Award honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance include Sweat's Carlo Albán; Anastasia's Christy Altomare; Natasha, Pierr…

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