The cast of Groundhog Day, led by Tony nominee Andy Karl, turned Rockefeller Plaza into Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, April 27 as they showcased the new musical on The Today Show. Watch the performance, which was part of the NBC show’s “Best of Broadway” week, below.
The company—with the help of The Today Show’s weather guru Al Roker—performed the Act II number “Philanthropy,” in which Phil Connors spreads cheer and good deeds around the small town.
In addition to Karl, the musical stars Barrett Doss as Rita Hanson, with Heather Ayers, Kevin Bernard, Andrew Call, Gerard Canonico, Rheaume Crenshaw, Michael Fatica, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Katy Geraghty, Taylor Iman Jones, Tari Kelly, Josh Lamon, Raymond J. Lee, Joseph Medeiros, Sean Montgomery, William Parry, Jenna Rubaii, John Sanders, Vishal Vaidya, and Travis Waldschmidt.
Groundhog Day is based on the 1993 comedy of the same name directed by Matthew Warchus and features a score by Tim Minchin, a book by Danny Rubin, and choreographpy by Peter Darling. It opened officially at the August Wilson Theatre April 17. To purchase tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here.