Licensing Company: MTI
The hilarious film turned West End and Broadway hit will have audiences returning again, and again, and again…
This licensed orchestration is based on the Original 2017 Broadway Production.
This show is orhcestrated to be player-conducted from the Keyboard 2 book. There are 2 keyboard books in this show both with heavy programming.
Keyboard 1 is the primary piano book has around 100 patch changes. There are various other sounds mixed in the programming as well such as EP’s, Clav, Organs, Strings, Brass, and Percussion to name a few.
Keyboard 2/Conductor has about 120 patch changes and is primarily piano with a few additional sounds sprinkled in such as EP’s, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, and even a Fiddle. This chair will require an advanced pianist to navigate the part and programming while leading the band.
ORIGINAL MUSIC TEAM
Book by: Danny Rubin
Music & Lyrics by: Tim Minchin
Music orchestrated by: Christopher Nightingale
Vocal arrangements by: Tim Minchin and Christopher Nightingale
Dance arrangements by: Christopher Nightingale
Musical Director: David Holcenberg
Musical Supervisor: Christopher Nightingale
Original 2017 Broadway Orchestra
Conducted by: David Holcenberg
Keyboard 1: Michael Gacetta
Keyboard 2: David Holcenberg
Associate Conductor: Michael Gacetta
Assistant Conductor: Andy Grobengieser
Woodwinds: Deborah Avery and Greg Thymius
Trumpet: Brian Pareschi and Scott Wendholt
Bass Trombone/Euphonium: James Rogers
Drums: Howard Joines
Guitars: Eric B. Davis
Basses: Brian Hamm
Violin/Guitar: Olivier Manchon
Cello/Guitar: Clara Kennedy
New York Music Copyist: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Emily Grishman, Katharine Edmonds
Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines
Critically acclaimed on both the West End and Broadway, Groundhog Day revels in one man’s journey of self-discovery, day after day. Inspired by the hilarious film starring Bill Murray, Groundhog Day features a book by original co-screenwriter Dan Rubin, and music and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Tim Minchin (Matilda the Musical).
How would you spend your time if forced to repeat the same day over and over again? Phil Connors, a seasoned big-city weatherman, is frustrated to be to reporting the annual Groundhog Day Ceremony in small town Punxsutawney, PA. His arrogance and cynicism are in direct opposition to the cheery townsfolk, who are ready for their favorite Groundhog to not see his shadow and welcome an early spring. After disdainfully covering the rodent’s negative forecast, he awakens the next day only to discover it’s February 2 once more. Initially in disbelief, Phil finally accepts he is doomed to repeat the same day over and over again….
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