The film's writers and co-stars are veterans of the Israeli TV scene looking to make a splash in the U.S.
The musical, based on an Israeli film about an Egyptian band stranded in a hardscrabble Negev town, dominated its categories during the 72nd annual Tony Awards ceremony.
The pop singer released a video to Israeli fans ahead of his August concert in Rishon LeZion.
Maimon will play the starring role of Roxie Hart in the hit musical “Chicago" beginning in September.
The second season debuts later this year.
The film's Jewish lead got his big break at a bat mitzvah attended by Steven Spielberg.
Netta Barzilai's victory in Lisbon is the fourth time that the Jewish state won the competition.
Ending decades of relative obscurity, a drama on the daring escape from the Sobibor camp in Poland 75 years ago utilizes nuance and horror to treat a complex reality.
This is the fourth year in a row that Israel has qualified for the finals.
The film will be based on the biography “Leonard Bernstein” by Humphrey Murton and be split into five movements, like a symphony.