High School Musical on Stage!

Musical

Writers: David Simpatico Matthew Gerrard Robbie Nevil Ray Cham Greg Cham Drew Seeley Randy Petersen Kevin Quinn Andy Dodd Adam Watts Bryan Louiselle Faye Greenberg Jamie Houston David N. Lawrence

Overview

Show Information

Arrangement
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
First Produced
2007
Genres
Comedy, Romance
Settings
Contemporary, Multiple Settings
Time & Place
east high school, contemporary
Cast Size
large
Orchestra Size
Medium
Dancing
Heavy
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, early teen, adult, mature adult, young adult characters

Synopsis

Disney’s High School Musical on Stage! centers on the blossoming relationship between Troy, a high school jock, and Gabriella, the new smart girl at school. They meet on a family vacation and become attracted to each other while singing in a karaoke competition. Rediscovering each other at school, their relationship and their surprise decision to audition together for the school show are thwarted by the school’s current leading lady, Sharpay, and Troy and Gabriella’s well-meaning friends. Finally, Gabriella and Troy find a way to be themselves and are rewarded with the lead roles in the school show. Full of catchy songs and exciting dance routines, Disney’s High School Musical on Stage! explores issues of friendship, first love, and acceptance.

Lead Characters