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Danny is an award-winning screenwriter and lecturer. His screen credits include Hear No Evil, S.F.W. and Groundhog Day, for which he received the BAFTA for Best Screenplay and the Critics' Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year, as well as honors from the Writers Guild of America and the American Film Institute. Rubin has taught screenwriting in Chicago at the University of Illinois, Columbia College and the National High School Institute; at the Sundance Institute in Utah; the PAL Screenwriting Lab in England; the Chautauqua Institution in New York; at the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico; and at Harvard University as the Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on Screenwriting from 2008-2013.

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[West End, 2023]


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Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Book of a Musical

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GROUNDHOG DAY Becomes Highest Grossing Production Ever at Old Vic Theatre

Ahead of Saturday’s final performance, The Old Vic announces that the critically acclaimed musical Groundhog Day has exceeded all previous box office records to become the highest-grossing Old Vic production in history.

Review: GROUNDHOG DAY, Old Vic

There’s more than a whiff of familiarity down at London’s Waterloo at the moment; Olivier award-winning Groundhog Day is back at the Old Vic and so is Andy Karl, playing the sneering weatherman Phil Connors. We loved it, Broadway didn't, but this revival is a veritable theatrical triumph and a heartwarming treat for anyone lucky enough to get a ticket.

GROUNDHOG DAY Leads our Top Ten Shows for June!

Summer kicks off in style on London's stage, with the return of Andy Karl in the Old Vic's Groundhog Day, to the West End transfers of Peter Morgan's latest play and the arrival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning big, Black, and queer American musical, A Strange Loop.

Interview: 'This is the Most Meta Acting Gig Ever!' Andy Karl on Being a Clown, UK Audiences and Returning to GROUNDHOG DAY

BroadwayWorld UK recently spoke with Andy Karl about what it's like to be returning to the role of Phil Connors in Groundhog Day at The Old Vic, seven years since its original run at the same venue. We discussed what it has been like returning to the show after its runs in London and New York, favourite moments, and even what he would do in a time loop

Photos: Inside Rehearsal for The Old Vic's GROUNDHOG DAY, Starring Andy Karl

Rehearsals are well underway for The Old Vic's upcoming production of Groundhog Day! Check out the photos below.

Video: Matthew Warchus and Tim Minchin Talk the Return of GROUNDHOG DAY

The award-winning musical, Groundhog Day returns to London this year following its world premiere in 2016. Check out an all new video of Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus talking about the show!

VIDEO: Tim Minchin Performs GROUNDHOG DAY Tunes as the Show Gears up for its West End Return!

Tony-nominated composer Tim Minchin posted videos on social media this week performing two songs from his Olivier Award-winning musical, Groundhog Day, which is making its hotly anticipated return to London's West End in 2023.

Happy Groundhog Day! Celebrate with a Look Back on GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL

Happy Groundhog Day! You know what that means - we're celebrating the occasion by taking a look back on Groundhog Day The Musical, which premiered on Broadway in April 2017 after its acclaimed run in London's West End!

GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL to Have Connecticut Premiere at Curtain Call

It may have been baseball great, Yogi Berra, who coined the phrase, 'It's deja vu all over again,' but for that feeling of the same things happening over and over again, no property tells the tale better than Groundhog Day, The Musical, making its Connecticut premiere at Curtain Call.

GROUNDHOG DAY Will Return to the West End in 2023 Starring Andy Karl

The Old Vic has announced the return of the critically acclaimed hit show, Groundhog Day, directed by Matthew Warchus, with book by Danny Rubin, and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

The Best of Live Theatre High-School Style: International Thespian Festival 2022 Announced

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) has announced three of Broadway's bright stars are joining us to encourage and entertain attendees at this year's International Thespian Festival (ITF). They'll also join in celebrating the best in high school theatre as multiple productions are performed on the Main Stage daily.

Seven Schools Selected To Perform at the 2022 International Thespian Festival (ITF)

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) has announced that productions from seven high schools from across the country have been selected to perform on the main stage at the 2022 International Thespian Festival (ITF).

Paramount Theatre to Present GROUNDHOG DAY: THE MUSICAL

Set your alarm to see Groundhog Day: The Musical, based on the classic Bill Murray film comedy, because the forecast calls for Paramount Artistic Director Jim Corti to direct another signature blockbuster musical comedy.

Happy Groundhog Day! Take a Look Back on Some of Our Favorite Memories From GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL

This morning, Punxsutawney Phil did indeed see his shadow, which means there will be six more weeks of winter! While we endure those six more frigid weeks, take a look back on some of our favorite memories from Groundhog Day The Musical, starring Andy Karl and Barrett Doss!

VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come'

John Sanders, who was most recently on Broadway in Groundhog Day the Musical, offered some inspirational words in the form of a song. Sanders performed a guitar arrangement of Night Will Come, a song written by Tim Minchin for Groundhog Day. 'So many are hurting right now, and I know from our show that this song resonates with people during tough times,' Sanders said.


Groundhog Day the Musical or Måndag hela veckan as it is called in Sweden had it's Nordic opening night the 27th of February at the Wermland Opera in Karlstad, Sweden.

Aurora's Paramount Theatre Will Present ROCK OF AGES, CINDERELLA and More in 2020-21 Broadway Series

Aurora's award-winning Paramount Theatre - the second largest subscription house in the U.S. - announced today the four blockbuster musicals on tap for its 10th anniversary season in 2020-2021:

VIDEO: Bill Murray Stars in GROUNDHOG DAY Themed Jeep Super Bowl Commercial

This year, Super Bowl Sunday falls on Groundhog Day! To celebrate the double occasion, Jeep released its Super Bowl ad which features Bill Murray, the star of the original Groundhog Day film.

GROUNDHOG DAY Piano/Vocal Selections Songbook is Now Available

Hal Leonard has published Groundhog Day a?' Piano/Vocal Selections (Songbook).


Danny Rubin has written 1 shows including Groundhog Day (Book).

Danny Rubin has been nominated for several awards for his work on the musical "Groundhog Day." He was nominated for Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) at the Outer Critics Circle Awards and for Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Groundhog Day The Musical."

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