The Schmigadoon cast features Keegan-Michael Key, Cecily Strong and Fred Armisen. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul’s Apple TV+ series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Schmigadoon chronicles the fantastical adventures of an American couple. During a hiking trip, Josh and Melissa end up in a literal musical. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they attempt to escape by finding true love. Here’s every actor and character in Schmigadoon.
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Schmigadoon Cast: Keegan-Michael Key as Josh Skinner
Character Profile: An orthopedic surgeon. He develops romantic feelings for female musical characters while traveling with his girlfriend. Josh doesn’t believe in true love.
Key’s Resume: Various Characters in Key and Peele (2012-15), Pupa in Let’s Be Cops (2014), Hugo in Tomorrowland (2015), Clarence Goobril/Smoke Dresden in Keanu (2016) Coyle in The Predator (2018)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tetris’
Schmigadoon Cast: Cecily Strong as Melissa Gimble
Character Profile: An obstetrician. She worries about the status of her relationship. Melissa educates musical characters about sex.
Strong’s Resume: Saturday Night Live Cast Member (2012-22), Mary Ellen in Staten Island Summer (2015), Dana Dandridge in The Boss (2016), Jennifer Lynch in Ghostbusters (2016), Becca in Loafy (2020)
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Schmigadoon Cast: Fred Armisen as Reverend Howard Layton
Character Profile: A married reverend. He runs a Methodist church in Schmigadoon. Howard develops romantic feelings for the mayor.
Armisen’s Resume: Saturday Night Live Cast Member (2002-13), Tino in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Various Characters in Portlandia (2011-18), Elliot Birch in Big Mouth (2017-), Oscar in Forever (2018)
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Schmigadoon Cast: Dove Cameron as Betsy McDonough
Character Profile: A waitress. She is the daughter of a Schmigadoon farmer. Betsy pursues a romantic relationship with Josh.
Cameron’s Resume: Liv Rooney/Maddie Rooney in Liv and Maddie (2013-17), Mal in Descendants (2015), Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray Live! (2016), Ruby in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2018), Kansas City Shaw in Vengeance (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Liaison’
Schmigadoon Cast: Jaime Camil as Doc Jorge Lopez
Character Profile: A doctor. He is a widower with traditional views. Jorge develops a bond with Melissa.
Camil’s Resume: Eufemio Zapata in Zapata — El sueño del héroe (2004), Fernando Mendiola in La fea más bella (2006-07), Juan in Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013), Rogelio De La Vega in Jane the Virgin (2014-19), Antonio Rivas in Kimi (2022)
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Schmigadoon Cast: Kristin Chenoweth as Mildred Layton
Character Profile: Howard’s wife. She is a stoic woman who runs an organization called Mothers Against the Future. Mildred’s great-grandfather founded Schmigadoon.
Chenoweth’s Resume: Maria Kelly in Bewitched (2005), Mary Jo Gornicke in RV (2006), Cherie in The Pink Panther (2006), Olive Snook in Pushing Daisies (2007-09), Lavinia Peck-Foster in Trial & Error (2018)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Sharper’
Schmigadoon Cast: Alan Cumming as Mayor Aloysius Menlove
Character Profile: The Schmigadoon mayor. He is a closeted gay man. Aloysius comes out during a public event.
Cumming’s Resume: Boris Grishenko in GoldenEye (1995), Joe Therrian in The Anniversary Party (2001), Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler in X2: X-Men United (2003), Eli Gold in The Good Wife (2010-16), Dr. Dylan Reinhart in Instinct (2018-19)
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Schmigadoon Cast: Ariana DeBose as Emma Tate
Character Profile: A Schmigadoon teacher. She develops a bond with Josh. Emma looks after her young son.
DeBose’s Resume: Ensemble in Hamilton (2020), Alyssa Greene in The Prom (2020), Anita in West Side Story (2021), Maya in Westworld (2022), Danielle in Human Resources (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Shrinking’
Schmigadoon Cast: Ann Harada as Florence Menlove
Character Profile: The mayor’s wife. She sings a tune about her “queer” husband. Florence provides advice to Josh and Melissa.
Harada’s Resume: Kay in Happiness (1998), Mrs. Dougherty in The Art of Getting By (2011), Ann, The Happy Wife in Hope Springs (2012), Mrs. Lafont in Admission (2013), IAB Lieutenant Sloan in Blue Bloods (2018-22)
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Schmigadoon Cast: Jane Krakowski as Countess Gabriele Von Blerkom
Character Profile: Doc Lopez’s fiancée. She is a Schmigadoon socialite. Countess Gabriele clashes with Melissa.
Krakowski’s Resume: Cousin Vicki in National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Elaine Vassal in Ally McBeal (1997-2022), Jenna Maroney/Dusty Springfield in 30 Rock (2006-13), Jacqueline White/Jacqueline Voorhees in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015-20), Mrs. Dickinson in Dickinson (2019-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Servant’
Schmigadoon Cast: Martin Short as Leprechaun
Character Profile: A Schmigadoon local. He informs Josh and Melissa that they can only leave by finding true love.
Short’s Resume: Ned Nederlander in Three Amigos! (1986), Clifford Daniels in Clifford (1994), Desmond Forrest Oates in Get Over It (2001), Rudy Blatnoyd in Inherent Vice (2014), Oliver Putnam in Only Murders in the Building (2021-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Emancipation’
Schmigadoon Cast: Aaron Tveit as Danny Bailey
Character Profile: A Schmigadoon rebel. He is a carny who works at the Tunnel of Love. Danny pursues a romantic relationship with Melissa.
Tveit’s Resume: Henry in Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011), Enjolras in Les Misérables (2012), Kyle in Premium Rush (2012), Agent Mike Warren in Graceland (2013-15), Danny Zuko in Grease Live! (2016)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Echo 3’
The Schmigadoon cast also includes:
- Tituss Burgess as Narrator
- Patrick Page as Octavius Kratt
- Amitai Marmorstein as Pete the Milkman
- Liam Quiring-Nkindi as Carson
- Kevin McNulty as Farmer McDonough
- Darcey Johnson as Innkeeper Harvey
- Scott Patey as Larry the Fireman
- Bijou Brattston as Tootie McDonough
- Garfield Wilson as Henry the Iceman
- Sarah Hayward as Helen
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2020s, Apple TV+ Originals, Comedy, Family, Know the Cast, Musical, Streaming Originals
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