Coming to Apple TV + the musical comedy Schmigadoon!

15 Jul 2021 – 1:28 a. m.

Coming July 16 is the new musical comedy series starring Emmy nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key.

Apple TV + premieres this Friday, July 16, “Schmigadoon!”, Its new musical comedy series from executive producer Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live) and starring Emmy nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key. The series will premiere with the first two episodes, followed by a new one every Friday.

“In this parody of classic Hollywood musicals, Strong and Key are a couple who embark on a backpacking trip to strengthen their romantic relationship, which is not at its best. In it, they discover a magical town where everyone lives in a musical from the 40s. They soon discover that they cannot leave it until they find true love ”, reads the production synopsis. The six-episode season co-stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski, and Ann Harada, with a guest appearance by Martin Short.

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It’s like we can’t leave. It’s like it’s magic. We are in a real musical. It only comes out when you find true loveMelissa (Strong) says in the trailer. “Who knows what Schmigadoon means by true love,” complains Josh (Key). “If we get out of Ikea, we’ll get out of here too,” jokes the protagonist.

Schmigadoon! – Official trailer Apple TV +

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“Schmigadoon!” it is co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. Cinco Paul is also the showrunner and the author of all the original songs in the series.. The sets are the work of Bo Welch. Barry Sonnenfeld is the director of the episodes and also serves as an executive producer. In addition to starring in it, Cecily Strong is a producer on the series, and Ken Daurio serves as executive producer and screenwriter. Andrew Singer and Lorne Michaels are executive producers for Broadway Video.