Sandblast Through Your Self-Doubt With ‘Groundhog Day’ Star Barrett Doss

Anton Chekhov, the great Russian playwright, wisely wrote, "You must trust and believe in people, or life becomes impossible." But can't the same be said about believing in yourself? The more you do, the rewards are endlessly fruitful. Take Barrett Doss who stars alongside Andy...

Actor Spotlight: Barrett Doss of ‘Groundhog Day’

Meet Barrett Doss, who stars as Rita in the hit Broadway musical ‘Groundhog Day' Barrett Doss shines as no-nonsense stuck-in-Punxsutawney Channel 5 associate TV producer (and also Phil Connors' foil) in Groundhog Day. Based on the original movie of the same name, Groundhog Day is...

Barrett Doss: Just Love

Barrett Doss is dancing. We're at the restaurant Battery Harris in Williamsburg, and while at this particular moment, we've asked her to shake it for a Boomerang, she's been twirling her way through the photoshoot. She's wearing a back-less romper—a summer staple style for her—and...

Barrett Doss Trades Groundhog for King Kong As Our NYC Film Series Continues

Photographer Jenny Anderson and the incredible stylists Kayla Foster of TriStyle & Julianna Alabado team up with BroadwayBox to present a new photo series in which the breakout stars from Broadway's spring season serve up a modern take on some iconic New York film...

Barrett Doss In Groundhog Day On Broadway

Groundhog Day is something of an American fable - I mean that equally of the February 2nd holiday and the 1993 movie directed by Harold Ramis, written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, and starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. What do you get when you...

Billboard on Broadway Podcast: ‘Groundhog Day’ Cast on Re-Inventing an Iconic Film as a Hit...

Its plot may follow the tribulations of a man who seems to be doomed to live the same day over and over again, but the new musical of Groundhog Day feels anything but stuck. It's an inventive and vibrant production that's garnered seven Tony...

The Next Generation of American Theater Is Here

Barrett Doss was all set to become a San Francisco cheese­monger six years ago, after a series of fruitless auditions. Then Thomas Bradshaw—in whose 2007 one-act Cleansed she had played a fourteen-year-old biracial skinhead—cast her in his play Burning. Now, at 28, she is...

Groundhog Day’s Barrett Doss Shares Her Secret to Nailing an Audition

The star of Broadway's Groundhog Day reveals her tips for finding fresh audition songs and takes us through her repertoire. On the morning of Barrett Doss' first preview for Groundhog Day—in which she stars as Rita Hanson—the actor chatted with Playbill to reflect on the...

Broadway Breakout! Meet Groundhog Day’s Leading Lady Barrett Doss

If she had her time again, Barrett Doss would do it all the same. Skies are sunny for the 28-year-old Minneapolis native, who's currently starring alongside Andy Karl in Broadway's ludicrously fun Groundhog Day. Doss plays Rita Hanson, the practical, intelligent, resilient associate producer of...

‘30’ Final Scene: Barrett Doss On Playing Eliza Lemon

You may not know her by name, but “30 Rock“ fans will recognize Barrett Doss. Doss, 23, appeared in the “30 Rock” series finale as Eliza Lemon, Liz Lemon’s (Tina Fey) great-granddaughter. Her scene appeared after the credits. In it, Doss’ character sits in...