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THE SIMPSONS Season 33 Will Premiere With a 'Broadway Musical of an Episode'

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Kristen Bell, known as the voice of Anna in the film Frozen, will play the singing voice of Marge.

THE SIMPSONS Season 33 Will Premiere With a 'Broadway Musical of an Episode'

The 33rd season of The Simpsons is coming soon, and the creatives have revealed that Broadway fans might like what they have in store for the premiere, Deadline reports.

During a panel as part of Comic-Con@Home, executive producer Matt Selman revealed that the season will feature a musical premiere, called "The Star of Backstage."

Selman dubs the episode the "most musical episode we've ever done", and says it's "like a Broadway musical of an episode with wall to wall music."

Kristen Bell, known as the voice of Anna in the film Frozen, will play the singing voice of Marge.

Read more on Deadline.

The longest-running primetime scripted show in television history, THE SIMPSONS exploded into a cultural phenomenon in 1990 and has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises, recognizable throughout the world.

THE SIMPSONS has won 33 Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, a 2016 People's Choice Award and a 2016 Environmental Media Award. It was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short "The Longest Daycare."

"The Simpsons Movie" was a hit feature film, the mega-attraction "The Simpsons Ride" at Universal Studios has received historic expansion updates with the addition of "Springfield" and the show was honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000.

It has been named the "Best Show of the 20th Century" by Time magazine and called the "Best TV Show Ever" by Vulture in 2016.


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