The 10-episode series will be titled “High School Musical: The Musical.” Shot as a docu-style series, the show follows a group of students at East High who stage a performance of “High School Musical” for their winter theater production, only to realize that as much drama happens offstage as onstage. It will feature an entirely new cast of characters, the descriptions for which can be read below. Casting has begun on the series, with casting being led by Julie Ashton.
Each episode will include a rendition of a favorite musical number from “High School Musical,” along with a new original song. Oliver Goldstick will serve as executive producer. As Variety exclusively reported, Tim Federle will serve as writer and executive producer.
Read the character descriptions below.