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Bio:
Barry is an American filmmaker and television director. He originally worked as a cinematographer for the Coen brothers before directing films such as The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993) alongside the Men in Black trilogy (1997–2012), Wild Wild West (1999) and Get ... (read complete bio)
 
Barry Sonnenfeld Headshot

Bio:
Barry is an American filmmaker and television director. He originally worked as a cinematographer for the Coen brothers before directing films such as The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993) alongside the Men in Black trilogy (1997–2012), Wild Wild West (1999) and Get ... (read complete bio)
Barry Sonnenfeld Talks Comedy, the Coen Brothers and More on THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH Photo Barry Sonnenfeld Talks Comedy, the Coen Brothers and More on THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

He began his career working as a cinematographer alongside the Coen Brothers, made a name for himself as a director, and now reflects on much of the journey which brought him to Schmigadoon, and a new memoir: Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother.

VIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale Photo VIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale!
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2021

In “How We Change,” with the election looming, Mildred (Kristin Chenoweth) relentlessly ramps up her campaign. Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) face their true feelings for each other.

BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth Shares Details on Filming 'Tribulation,' the SCHMIGA Photo BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth Shares Details on Filming 'Tribulation,' the SCHMIGADOON! Showstopper
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 5, 2021

It took only three takes to perfect the five-minute, single-shot send-up of THE MUSIC MAN.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from  Photo VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2021

The first two episodes of “Schmigadoon!” premiered globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, July 16. The series continues with one new episode weekly, every Friday through August 13.

VIDEO: Jaime Camil Romances Cecily Strong in a New Sneak Peek at Friday's SCHMIGADOON Photo VIDEO: Jaime Camil Romances Cecily Strong in a New Sneak Peek at Friday's SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2021

In “Suddenly,” Melissa (Cecily Strong) grapples with her conflicted feelings for Doc Lopez (Jaime Camil), rebelling against his archaic ideas, while Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) tries to court Emma (Ariana DeBose) the schoolmarm.

LISTEN: Music from SCHMIGADOON! Episode 3, Out Today Photo LISTEN: Music from SCHMIGADOON! Episode 3, Out Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2021

Available everywhere now, Episode 3 soundtrack features original music and lyrics by the show’s co-creator and showrunner Cinco Paul in addition to score music by composer Christopher Willis.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Leads 'Mothers Against the Future' in a New Clip from SCHMIG Photo VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Leads 'Mothers Against the Future' in a New Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021

In the third episode of Schmigadoon, Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) have trouble staying together in the local inn because, the Mothers Against the Future contend, they are living in sin. 

VIDEO: Find That Bridge With Keegan-Michael Key in a New Musical Clip From SCHMIGADOO Photo VIDEO: Find That Bridge With Keegan-Michael Key in a New Musical Clip From SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2021

In “Cross That Bridge,” when their first flings end in regret, Melissa and Josh agree to a new plan — which he immediately casts aside, prompting her to make a fresh start.

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks SCHMIGADOON and More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Photo VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks SCHMIGADOON and More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2021

Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to chat about his role on the new musical series Schmigadoon on Apple+!

LISTEN: Hear Music From the First Two Episodes of SCHMIGADOON! Photo LISTEN: Hear Music From the First Two Episodes of SCHMIGADOON!
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2021

Performing the show’s musical numbers is a renowned cast of talent that includes Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Martin Short, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, and more.

VIDEO: Barry Sonnenfeld Explains How SCHMIGADOON! Turned Him Into a Broadway Believer Photo VIDEO: Barry Sonnenfeld Explains How SCHMIGADOON! Turned Him Into a Broadway Believer
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2021

Ever wish you could wake up and find yourself in a musical? Starting tomorrow, you can live the dream with Apple TV+'s new series, Schmigadoon!- a parody of iconic Golden Age musicals. Tune in tomorrow, July 16, to watch the premier and find out more about the project from series director Barry Sonnenfeld in our exclusive interview!

Photos: Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron & More Att Photo Photos: Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron & More Attend SCHMIGADOON! Premiere in NYC
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 13, 2021

Alan Cumming, Dove Cameron, Jane Krakowski, Ariana DeBose, Jaime Camil and Ann Harada also attended the premiere.

VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says SCHMIGADOON! Directors Told Him He Couldn't Dance on S Photo VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says SCHMIGADOON! Directors Told Him He Couldn't Dance on Set!
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2021

Keegan-Michael Key stars in the highly anticipated musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, which premieres on Friday, July 16 on Apple TV+. He recently stopped by The Late Show, where he told Stephen Colbert that he struggled to not dance to the music on the set.

VIDEO: Sing Along to a Musical Sneak Peek From SCHMIGADOON! Photo VIDEO: Sing Along to a Musical Sneak Peek From SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2021

The six-episode season, co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, also stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada. 

REVIEW ROUNDUP: What Are Critics Saying About SCHMIGADOON? Photo REVIEW ROUNDUP: What Are Critics Saying About SCHMIGADOON?
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 6, 2021

Read to find out what the critics think of musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, which stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship.

VIDEO: See Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Ariana DeBose & More in the Action-Packed  Photo VIDEO: See Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Ariana DeBose & More in the Action-Packed New Trailer for SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2021

Watch the trailer featuring the star-studded cast, including Cecily Strong, Keegan Michael-Key, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada.

Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz Will Write New Songs for DISENCHANTED Photo Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz Will Write New Songs for DISENCHANTED
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 17, 2021

“Disenchanted” stars six time Academy Award®-nominated actress Amy Adams as the hopelessly romantic and eternally optimistic Giselle now married and living in Monroeville.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Broadway-Packed SCHMIGADOON! Musical Series Will Premiere This July on Apple TV+ - Fi Photo Broadway-Packed SCHMIGADOON! Musical Series Will Premiere This July on Apple TV+ - First Look!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 30, 2021

The Golden Age will be back this summer! Apple TV+ announced that  “Schmigadoon!,” the six-episode musical comedy series will make its global debut on Friday, July 16. Two episodes will be available at launch followed by one episode weekly every Friday.  

Apple TV Releases a First Look at Musical Parody Series SCHMIGADOON! Photo Apple TV Releases a First Look at Musical Parody Series SCHMIGADOON!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021

Learn about 'Schmigadoon!,' a parody of iconic musicals, stars Strong and Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship when they discover a magical town in which everyone is living in a studio musical from the 1940s. They then discover that they can't leave until they find 'true love.'

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