Apple TV+’s summer show Schmigadoon! features stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key as a couple who are backpacking and finds themselves in a town that looks like a musical from the 1940s–and that includes people in the town singing for no reason. And they can’t leave until they find their true love.
While the show features many people singing, not every character on the show is a singer. Key’s character hates musicals and the actor had to hold back during the series because according to creator Cinco Paul, he’s a good singer. “We were constantly telling him to hold back,” Paul explained during the TCA winter press tour Apple TV+ presentation. “He just wanted to burst into song constantly and we just said, ‘Keegan, no.'”
“It’s one of the greatest acting challenges of my career,” Key said, joking about having to to pull back a little and not sing–having to remain completely perplexed why the townspeople around him can’t stop singing.
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