August Wilson Theatre, 245 West 52nd Street (betw. Broadway and 8th Ave.) NYC
Mon-Fri @ 8pm, Sat @ 2pm & 8pm..
[Tickets: $49 - $199] Tel: 212-239-6200.
Groundhog Day is the story of
Phil Connors, a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover
the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, PA, when he finds
himself caught in a time loop, forced to repeat the same day again and
again…and again. As each day plays out exactly the same as before Phil
becomes increasingly despondent, but is there a lesson to be learned
through his experiences, will he ever unlock the secret and break the
The 1993 Columbia Pictures film, with a screenplay by
Danny Rubin and Harold Ramis, based on a story by Rubin, and directed by
Ramis, starred Bill Murray. Now widely regarded as a contemporary
classic, Groundhog Day was cited by the Writers Guild of
America as one of the 101 Greatest Screenplays ever written and in 2000
was voted by readers of Total Film as one of the ten best comedies of