Prepare to return Shmigadoon!this time with a dark twist. Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Strong Return to the magical city where everyone lives in music. The second season of the show will return in April of this year Apple TV+ with a new approach that transformed the city into a more brutal and sensual world.

Key and Strong star as a married couple who stumble upon the wonderful town of Schmigadun in the musical comedy show. The upcoming season begins with Josh Skinner (Key) and Melissa Gimble (Strong) stuck in their boring ordinary lives and wanting to return to the exciting music town. The couple pack their bags and find themselves in Schmikago, an even more mysterious town. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Chicago. Soon, the couple discovers that the townspeople are no longer as they remember them, all mysterious and sinister. The once happy fun town has turned into a horror musical and the couple is now in danger in this new naughty town.

The once brightly colored and fairytale-like world based on classical musicals takes on a sinister tone with sexier, more violent and edgier music. The new series not only introduces the vibrant world of Chicago, but also introduces a new cast. Indestructible Kimmy Schmidtof Titus Burgess and In heightPatrick Page tune in next season.

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Schmigadoon Season 2 takes a dark turn

Writer and executive producer Cinco Paul It brought back the cast from the first season, this time as different characters with villainous storylines. The reimagined world is based on musicals from the 1960s and 1970s. There are original musical numbers inspired by the new season dark music and many more were written by Paul, who serves as a guide.

The original series was created by Paul and Ken Daurio. The director of the comedy series Barry Sonnenfeld and Robert Luketich. Ariana DeBose, Martin Short, Cameron the Pigeon, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cunning, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowskiand Aaron Tveit Everyone goes back to Chicago. Executive Producers included Lorne Michaels, Micah Frankand Andrew Singer. SNL‘s Strong also serves as a producer on the series. Shmigadoon! It first premiered in 2021 to very positive reviews, and went on to win a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Original Score and Song and an AFI Award for Television Program of the Year.

Prepare to dazzle as ‘ol razzle Shmigadoon! It returns on Wednesday, April 5 on Apple TV+. Watch the latest trailer for season two below: