On May 2 Andy Karl was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his turn as weatherman Phil Connors in Groundhog Day. The Tony nod marked the third time the actor has been nominated for the prestigious award—with previous nominations for his performances in On the Twentieth Century and Rocky.
Watch what the actor had to say about receiving his third nomination in the video above.
Groundhog Day, the new musical from Tim Minchin and Danny Rubin, received seven 2017 Tony nominations. The show was also nominated for Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Book, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, and Best Scenic Design.
Flip through photos of Karl and the cast celebrating their Tony nominations outside the August Wilson Theatre: