The Baltimore-born actor Andy Karl, who starred on Broadway two years ago in the title role of the musical version of "Rocky," will be back on the Great White Way this spring to head the cast in another movie-turned-musical, "Groundhog Day."
Karl won widespread plaudits for his performance as Phil Connors, the TV weatherman trapped by a time warp in Punxsutawney, Pa., when "Groundhog Day" opened at London's Old Vic over the summer.
The musical, based on the popular 1993 movie that starred Bill Murray, has songs and lyrics by Tim Minchin, a book by Danny Rubin, choreography by Peter Darling, and sets and costumes by Rob Howell. Matthew Warchus...
Here is Bill Murray talking to Tito Chacon at the Billy Goat, and later telling owner Sam Sianis, "You are the most famous Greek in the world."