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Danny Rubin

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
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Danny Rubin Biography

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.

Danny Rubin Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Danny Rubin, Groundhog Day
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Book of a Musical
Danny Rubin, Groundhog Day The Musical

Danny Rubin News

The Best of Live Theatre High-School Style: International Thespian Festival 2022 Anno Photo The Best of Live Theatre High-School Style: International Thespian Festival 2022 Announced
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

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) Photo Seven Schools Selected To Perform at the 2022 International Thespian Festival (ITF)
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022

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 Photo Paramount Theatre to Present GROUNDHOG DAY: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

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 Photo Happy Groundhog Day! Take a Look Back on Some of Our Favorite Memories From GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021

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' Photo VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2020

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.

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by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2020

BWW Review: GROUNDHOG DAY MUSICAL (M√ÖNDAG HELA VECKAN) at Wermland Opera Photo BWW Review: GROUNDHOG DAY MUSICAL (M√ÖNDAG HELA VECKAN) at Wermland Opera
by Annette Stolt - Mar 3, 2020

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  Photo Aurora's Paramount Theatre Will Present ROCK OF AGES, CINDERELLA and More in 2020-21 Broadway Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

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 Photo VIDEO: Bill Murray Stars in GROUNDHOG DAY Themed Jeep Super Bowl Commercial
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2020

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 Photo GROUNDHOG DAY Piano/Vocal Selections Songbook is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2019

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

Danny Rubin Videos

VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come' VideoVIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2020

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.

VIDEO: Bill Murray Stars in GROUNDHOG DAY Themed Jeep Super Bowl Commercial VideoVIDEO: Bill Murray Stars in GROUNDHOG DAY Themed Jeep Super Bowl Commercial
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2020

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.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- GROUNDHOG DAY Opens On Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 17- GROUNDHOG DAY Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2019

On this day in 2017, the sun came up on Groundhog Day on Broadway!

Andy Karl Pens Final Farewell to GROUNDHOG DAY VideoAndy Karl Pens Final Farewell to GROUNDHOG DAY
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 18, 2017

Groundhog Day broke the time loop yesterday, September 17, to play its final Broadway performance. Below, check out an emotional farewell penned by Tony nominee Andy Karl!

Bill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate Show VideoBill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate Show
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2017

Actor Bill Murray made headlines this week as he made multiple trips to revisit one of his finest roles in the musical version of his iconic film Groundhog Day on Broadway.

VIDEO: Andy Karl & GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Perform on TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2017

Andy Karl and the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below!

Five Andy Karl Fun Facts: Past Roles, Fun Friends, and More!
by Alan Henry - Jun 1, 2017

BroadwayWorld is celebrating GROUNDHOG DAY on Broadway with 5 Fun Facts about Andy Karl! Groundhog Day tells the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a disgruntled big-city weatherman mysteriously stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again. The musical made its world premiere try-out at The Old Vic in London in summer 2016 and opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway on 17 April 2017.

Five Andy Karl Fun Facts: Fantastic Co-Stars, Long-Running Shows, and More!
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2017

BroadwayWorld is celebrating GROUNDHOG DAY on Broadway with 5 Fun Facts about Andy Karl! Groundhog Day tells the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a disgruntled big-city weatherman mysteriously stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again. The musical made its world premiere try-out at The Old Vic in London in summer 2016 and opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway on 17 April 2017.

What Are You Waiting For? Cast Your Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 30, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

Timeline: A Look Back On The Career of Andy Karl
by Alan Henry - May 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has put together an interactive timeline of the career of Andy Karl! Check out photos, videos, and more from his early days in CATS on Tour to his star turn in GROUNDHOG DAY!


Danny Rubin Frequently Asked Questions

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

What awards has Danny Rubin been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Groundhog Day and Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Groundhog Day The Musical .