Sara Bareilles’ music will propel new Apple TV+ drama Little Voice


Little Voice on Apple TV+ stars Brittany O’Grady.
Brittany O’Grady stars in an upcoming Apple TV+ musical drama that’s a “fresh, intensely romantic tale of the search to find your true voice,” according to Apple.
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Apple just revealed the debut date for Little Voice, a collaboration between Sara Bareilles, J.J. Abrams, and others. The show about “a uniquely talented performer struggling to fulfill her dreams,” hits Apple TV+ on Friday, July 10.

Little Voice is about finding your own true voice

Little Voice stars Brittany O’Grady as Bess King, who’s trying to make it as a singer while dealing with romance and family problems.

Apple calls the show “a love letter to the diverse musicality of New York.” It will feature original music by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Bareilles. She composed music and lyrics for the smash Broadway musical Waitress as part of a long career.

The half-hour coming-of-age drama is produced by Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions. He famously directed two Star Wars movies, a Star Trek movie, and much more.

Jessie Nelson wrote and directed the first episode. She wrote the book for Waitress, and her other screenwriting credits include I am Sam and Stepmom.

Not the only Apple TV+ musical

Watching Little Voice when it debuts in July, as well all the other shows on Apple TV+, requires $4.99 a month subscription. But the subscription also brings Chris Evans starring the courtroom drama Defending Jacob, the musical comedy Central Park from the creator of Bob’s Burgers, and many more original shows.

Anyone who recently bought selected Apple devices can enjoy this streaming video service free for a year. And for everyone else, there’s a one-week free trial.