revisited one of his most beloved roles Tuesday night at the August Wilson Theater in New York City, where he watched the musical adaptation of “Groundhog Day
.” Joining Murray were his brother, Brian Doyle-Murray
, who played Buster in the original film, and screenwriter Danny Rubin
, who co-wrote the 1993 film as well as the Broadway adaptation.
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Widely considered one of the greatest comedies of all time and one of Murray’s most iconic performances, “Groundhog Day
” follows pompous weatherman Phil Connors (Andy Karl int he musical) who must relive the same day over and over again in the podunk town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
Murray appeared deeply engaged throughout the night, the New York Times reports. Murray bobbed his head to the music, pumped his fist in the air, and even once let out an audible “Wow!