Schmigadoon! moves away from the 1940s and 1950s musicals and takes viewers into the grittier Schmicago of the 1960s and 1970s. The transition into the next pair of decades means not being as brightly colored like the 1940s and 1950s. That’s not to say that it’s not entirely gritty because of Schmicago’s take on musicals like Godspell and Hair. In any event, this season owes a lot to both Chicago, Cabaret, and Sweeney Todd. There’s…"Schmicago: Schmigadoon!’s Second Season Is Grittier"
Apple TV+ officially announced the season two renewal of Schmigadoon! as the series will progress forward to 60s and 70s musicals. The streamer announced that its hit AFI Award-winning musical comedy series Schmigadoon! has been renewed for a second season and will return with new original musical numbers from creator and executive producer Cinco Paul. Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane…"Schmigadoon: Season 2 Follows 60s, 70s Musicals"
The Lorne Michaels-produced Schmigadoon!, starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key, is an homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood Musicals If you’re a fan of classic Hollywood or Broadway musicals, you’re going to enjoy this musical comedy. You certainly don’t have to be a fan of Broadway to enjoy the show. This is a series with catchy tunes by Cinco Paul and excellent choreography. Once we enter the world of Schmigadoon, they certainly know how…"Schmigadoon! Is A Golden Age Musical Homage"
Offering insight into the life of Gilda Radner, Love, Gilda is incredibly poignant and touching. When Gilda Radner joined the original Saturday Night Live cast in 1975, nobody expected that she be a household name through creating characters such as Rosanne Rosanadanna, Emily Litella and Baba Wawa. In doing so, the comedian became an inspiration to so many young women. Director Lisa D’Apolito wisely grounds the narrative by letting Radner tell her own story by way of…"Tribeca 2018: Love, Gilda celebrates Gilda Radner"