Disney has just announced that a High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Holiday Special is heading to Disney+! The merry musical extravaganza will debut on Disney’s streaming platform on December 11, with the soundtrack dropping November 20.
As per Disney’s official press release about the High School Musical Holiday Special:
The cast of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” delivers an abundance of feel-good holiday cheer as they perform their favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s songs and share their fondestholiday memories in “High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special.” The 45-minutespecial premieres on Friday, December 11 on Disney+ and will also feature a sneak peek performance from the highly anticipated second season of the popular series.
Series regulars Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Mark St. Cyr and Kate Reinders will get viewers in the holiday spirit with their renditions of holiday classics, popular hits and a medley of Hanukkah favorites. They will also share anecdotes of memorable holidays from their childhoods, best – and most embarrassing! – presents, favorite traditions, family photos and poignant New Year’s resolutions. Bassett will also debut an acoustic version of an original song which he wrote for season two of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.”
The special streaming event’s executive producer and director Tim Federle said:
“The holidays remind us of the universal importance of family and loved ones. The cast of ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ is its own kind of family, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to share their favorite holiday music and traditions with our viewers.”
Although this High School Musical franchise holiday special isn’t set to feature Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgeons, Ashley Tisdale, and other stars from the original Disney Channel movie, it is sure to be a fun way to get into the holiday spirit in 2020!
Stream the first season of the Disney+ original series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series now.