It's the most wonderful time of the year for the students of East High as High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special debuts December 11 on Disney+.
The 45-minute streaming concert reunites regular cast members Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Mark St. Cyr, and Kate Reinders (Wicked, Something Rotten!).
Throughout the special, the cast serenades viewers with holiday classics, popular hits, and a medley of Hanukkah favorites and shares personal stories about childhood holiday traditions and memories.
In addition, Bassett debuts an acoustic version of an original song that he wrote for the upcoming Season 2 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
The soundtrack to The Holiday Special was released on streaming platforms November 20.
HSMTMTS is created and executive produced by Tim Federle (Broadway's Tuck Everlasting). The series, which won Outstanding Kids & Family Programming at the GLAAD Media Awards earlier this year, features covers of songs from existing musicals as well as original songs, including “All I Want” by Rodrigo and “Just for a Moment” by Bassett and Rodrigo. Season 2 will feature songs from the High School Musical movies, Beauty and the Beast, and more new works.