Groundhog Day - Update

Fri, 10th Jan 14
Another movie to stage translation?

Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus are hoping to turn the 1993 movie Groundhog Day into a musical. Working with the original screenwriter (Danny Rubin)  they hope that the story of a TV weatherman caught in a single day loop until he mends his ways will work on the stage - there's certainly plenty of musicals that seem to have Groundhog Day musical scores! Warchus said ‘We’ll be doing the first workshop in the spring. Tim and Danny have been working on it for a while.I’ll decide where it should go — London or New York — once I see what kind of show it is. We won’t know until we run it through at a workshop.’

Update: 13 Jan 14

"Our version of Groundhog Day is going to be both instantly recognizable, and utterly different." says Tim in his blog confession that the rumours are true.


Search Reviews/News


Newsletter

Email*
Captcha*

Find us on-line

Facebook
SeatChoice page
Twitter
SeatChoice tweets
Android
The UKTW Android App for listings and information on the move
Wordpress Plugin
The UKTW Wordpress Plugin is now available so that you can add links and widgets easily to Wordpress sites
Linked-In
UKTW company page and Robert Iles
Google+
UKTW
Blog/Website
SeatChoice and Robert's personal
tumblr
UKTW tumblr page
rss
SeatChoice and UKTW

Latest News & Reviews

20th May 15 :: Review: The Car Man
Matthew Bourne's take on the Carmen story.
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
19th May 15 :: Review: The King's Speech
The tour of the play of the film with Jason Donovan.
Star RatingStar RatingStar Rating
14th May 15 :: Review: Death of a Salesman
The RSC production comes to London
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
13th May 15 :: Review: Lord of the Dance - Dangerous Games
Touring production seen in Bristol
Star Rating
29th Apr 15 :: Review: Closer to Heaven
The Pet Shop Boys' musical at the Union Theatre
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
28th Apr 15 :: Review: The Producers
Touring with Jason Manford, Cory English and Phill Jupitus
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
17th Apr 15 :: Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company
A season of plays at The Garrick 2015-16
10th Apr 15 :: Review: Gypsy
Imelda Staunton as Rose in another CFT transfer
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
9th Apr 15 :: Review: Chorus!
WNO chorus on tour
Star RatingStar RatingStar Rating
7th Apr 15 :: Review: Miss Saigon
The latest production running at the Prince Edward Theatre in London
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
7th Apr 15 :: Review: The Harvest
Pavel Pryazhko's comedy
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
1st Apr 15 :: CANCELLATIONS
Major fire in Holborn
25th Mar 15 :: Review: Dance 'til Dawn
Strictly's Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace on tour.
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
13th Mar 15 :: Rumour: Dreamgirls
New production for the West End in a year or so?
13th Mar 15 :: Major Fire
The Battersea Arts Centre hit by fire
3rd Mar 15 :: Review: Harajuku Girls
Francis Turnly's play at the Finborough Theatre
Star RatingStar RatingStar Rating
23rd Feb 15 :: Rumour: Kenneth Branagh
Rumours of a residency
18th Feb 15 :: Review: Wicked
The touring production of Wicked
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
14th Feb 15 :: UKTW at 20
UK Theatre Web is officially 20 years old today!
12th Feb 15 :: Review: The Life and Times of Fanny Hill
The Bristol Old Vic and Lamplighter Theatre present this latest adaptation of the infamous John Cleland novel
Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating

Most Popular Stories

19th May 15 :: Review: The King's Speech
The tour of the play of the film with Jason Donovan.
20th May 15 :: Review: The Car Man
Matthew Bourne's take on the Carmen story.
29th Apr 15 :: Review: Closer to Heaven
The Pet Shop Boys' musical at the Union Theatre
13th May 15 :: Review: Lord of the Dance - Dangerous Games
Touring production seen in Bristol
28th Apr 15 :: Review: The Producers
Touring with Jason Manford, Cory English and Phill Jupitus
14th May 15 :: Review: Death of a Salesman
The RSC production comes to London
10th Apr 15 :: Review: Gypsy
Imelda Staunton as Rose in another CFT transfer
17th Apr 15 :: Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company
A season of plays at The Garrick 2015-16
9th Apr 15 :: Review: Chorus!
WNO chorus on tour
7th Apr 15 :: Review: Miss Saigon
The latest production running at the Prince Edward Theatre in London

SeatChoice Blog

The Opera Platform
A new website for European opera lovers
Olivier 2015 Winners
The winners of the 2015 Olivier Awards
Closer to Heaven
Closer to Heaven, a musical by Jonathan Harvey and the Pet Shop Boys, will receive its first London revival at the Union Theatre in April 2015.
Also Recognised Awards
A new audience-voted industry accolade for the currently unsung categories of theatre professionals
The Other Place
RSC to open new festival theatre, including research, development and rehearsal spaces, and announces a ground-breaking new collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Critics Circle
The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2014 winners announced.
Digital Theatre partners with Glyndebourne?
DigitalTheatre.com is delighted to announce a new partnership with the world-renowned English opera house, Glyndebourne.
Birmingham Stage Company moving
A new home for BSC after 23 years
Art on Screen
Girl with a Pearl Earring and other treasures from the Mauritshuis in The Hague - on screen
Much Ado About Nothing: In Performance
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced that it will become the first UK theatre to co-host a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).

SeatChoice theatre blog»

© UK Theatre Web, UK
1995-2015 Google+ Author
Tickets by SeatChoice
Listings powered by Dynamic Listing Ltd

UK Theatre Sites Cookies in Use