The music revolution is about to hit Apple TV +. Service in Diffusion Apple will be released in a few days Schmigadoon!, a musical starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key that also features a cast of Broadway stars.
Behind this series is Lorne Michaels, best known for being the creator and producer of Saturday Night Live, the legendary program of sketch from NBC. Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio are the creators of this fiction, the writers of the saga Gru my favorite villain.
Now we explain everything we know about Schmigadoon!.
When is Schmigadoon!
The first of Schmigadoon! is scheduled for the next Friday July 16, making it one of the star releases for the month of July on Apple TV + (although the arrival of the highly anticipated second season of Ted lasso will surely pass you by).
Schmigadoon! This is a shorter series than usual, since so far there have only been 6 episodes of about 30 minutes each. On July 16, the first two chapters will be released, while the remaining four will be released weekly.
We will have to wait to know if he is renewed for a second season.
What is Schmigadoon talking about !?
Apple defines Schmigadoon! as “a parody of iconic musicals”, and indeed the concept and title of this comedy parody the musical Brigadoon premiered on Broadway in 1947.
The main couple, Melissa and Josh, go on a hike when they arrive in a magical town called Schmigadoon, where everyone lives like it’s a musical from the golden age of the 1940s.
Melissa and Josh won’t be able to get out of there until they find true love. Are they made for each other?
Who’s on Schmigadoon !?
As we have already said, the protagonists of Schmigadoon! They are Cecily Strong (Melissa Gimble) and Keegan-Michael Key (Josh Skinner). You may know her from being part of the cast of SNLwhile he voiced many animated characters.
Strong and Key will be accompanied by well-known personalities on the Broadway stages. This is the case of Alan Cumming, in the role of Mayor Menlove, or of Kristin Chenoweth and Fred Armisen, in the role of the Layton couple.
In the cast, we also have Aaron Tveit (Danny Bailey), Dove Cameron (Betsy), Ariana DeBose (Emma Tate), Jaime Camil (Doc Lopez), Jane Krakowski (The Countess) and Ann Harada (Florence Menlove).
How to watch Schmigadoon! on Apple TV +
It is not difficult to have the intuition that Schmigadoon! is an exclusive series for Apple TV + subscribers, which means you’ll need to subscribe to the service if you haven’t already and want to enjoy Apple’s new musical.
It is priced at just $ 4.99 per month, although a 7-day free trial is available. The service is also part of the Apple One plan which, for a minimum of $ 14.95 per month, also gives you access to Apple Music, Apple Arcade and iCloud.
If you’re planning on purchasing an Apple product in the near future (or have done so recently), be aware that you have three months to redeem the free three-month Apple TV + offer.
And what if Apple TV + has not yet arrived in your country or if you are abroad when you want to watch Schmigadoon!? In those cases, you’ll need to use a VPN like NordVPN to connect to a server in Europe (for example) and enjoy the local version of Apple TV +.
We already have here the official trailer of Schmigadoon!, where we can see the arrival of Melissa and Josh in Schmigadoon and their meeting with the characters who live there (who receive them by singing, how could it be otherwise):