Bill Murray is living Groundhog Day — again.
The actor was in attendance at the Broadway musical based on his iconic 1993 movie Tuesday night and cried a few times during it, a rep told the Daily News.
Murray, who was there with his brother Brian Doyle Murray (who played Buster in the movie) also spent more than an hour with the cast after the show.
The show, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and a book by Danny Rubin (who also wrote the movie), follows Phil Connors, a Pittsburgh weatherman who finds himself repeating Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pa.
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Andy Karl plays the frustrated newscaster, while Barrett Doss takes on Andie MacDowell’s original role as Rita Hanson.
The musical opened in April at the August Wilson Theatre and was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best performance by a leading actor in a musical and best score.
The “Groundhog Day” movie, which was directed by Harold Ramis, consistently ranks among the top comedies of all time on critics’ “best of” lists.
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