What happens when a lady tries her luck in the male-dominated comedy sector in the 50s era? Well, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has shown this, of course with humor and goof!
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an American comedy-drama web television series. Amy Sherman-Palladino is the creator of the series. The series premiered on March 17, 2017.
The series became an instant hit with its release.
The season was such a hit that, the Amazon Production bought the streaming rights of the series. Later series got their stream in Amazon Prime Videos.
The series received constant renewal because of its immense success. The third and the latest season released on December 6, 2019.
The series is also the recipient of Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy in 2017 and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2018.
The story revolves around, Miriam “Midge” Maisel. She is a housewife in around 1960s New York City.
The plot is around her struggle in a male-dominated stand-up comedy scenario.
Her husband, Joel is a part-time comedian at The Gaslight Cafe. One day, after his show, he runs away with his secretary. This sends Midge in depression and she gets herself into alcohol.
One day, Midge delivers an impromptu comedy piece at The Gaslight Cafe. Midge gets arrested for obscenity in her act.
She later meets Lenny Bruce, another comic, who was in the jail for same obscenity.
Lenny and Midge team up to become the greatest of stand-up comedians anyone has witnessed.
The show depicts the struggles of Midge as she juggles between her personal life, profession, and yes, the society.
Season 4 Updates
Amazon Studios renewed the series for the fourth season on December 12, 2019.
The expectation of the release of the show was in November or December. But, looking at the COVID 19 Pandemic, and everything it has effected, we can be waiting longer for the fourth season.
- Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel (née Weissman)
- Alex Borstein as Susie Myerson
- Michael Zegen as Joel Maisel
- Marin Hinkle as Rose Weissman (née Lehman)
- Tony Shalhoub as Abraham “Abe” Weissman
- Kevin Pollak as Moishe Maisel
- Caroline Aaron as Shirley Maisel
- Jane Lynch as Sophie Lennon