Schmigadoon! season 2 now has a premiere date and photographs that provides the primary take a look at the brand new season. The musical comedy tv collection starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key debuted season 1 on Apple TV+ in 2021, with Strong and Key enjoying Melissa and Josh, who go on a backpacking journey to restore their deteriorating relationship, solely to finish up trapped within the eponymous musical city. Everyone and all the pieces within the city is within the type of a classical musical, with characters breaking into music and elaborate dance numbers at any given second. Melissa and Josh shortly study that the one solution to escape the city is to fall in love once more. Scoring largely constructive evaluations from critics and audiences alike, Schmigadoon! earned a season 2 renewal in mid 2022.
Schmigadoon season 1 ended with Melissa and Josh falling in love once more, but after they crossed the bridge, they have been unable to depart the musical city. The present will pivot to parodying Chicago and different well-known musical of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies within the setting of Schmicago, which was confirmed by the Schmigadoon! season 2 renewal. Strong, Key, and Cameron are amongst many different actors from season 1 who’re returning, in addition to Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Alan Cumming, Jaime Camil, and Martin Short. In addition to Burgess, In The Heights‘ Patrick Page joins the solid as a collection common.
Season 2 will function new authentic musical numbers that may match the type of Chicago and the others ’60s and ’70s musicals being parodied. Specific plot particulars haven’t been shared, however Melissa and Josh will presumably nonetheless be looking for their means residence, and can attempt to determine why falling in love once more did not do the trick. The new Schmigadoon! songs and the up to date setting and tone for season 2 seemingly signifies that the solid from season 1 exterior of Strong and Key might be enjoying new characters this time round. The first-look photographs tease this with the stark distinction between the farmer’s daughter Cameron performed in season 1 versus the nightclub singer she seems to be enjoying now.