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'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Cast Weighs In On A Possible Cast Tour

'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Cast Weighs In On A Possible Cast Tour

The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is opening up about possibly taking the series on the road, just like the original cast did after the 2008 film’s debut.

“Yes!” Joshua Bassett, who stars as Ricky, shared in a group interview with Hollywood Life, before boasting about his co-stars. “Everyone here’s the real deal. This cast, every single freaking one of them is insanely talented and can bring it to the table, and do bring it to the table every time we sing live in the show. So yes, let’s do it.”

The cast also chatted about the next season of the show, and what musical they would love to put on in the rockumentary series.

“I like the idea of Beauty and the Beast. I think that’d be cool,” Matt Cornett, who plays EJ, shared, with his on screen cousin, Julia Lester, chiming in with Into The Woods.

“There’s so many different characters that we could gender bend and do something fun with that show,” she shared.

Other suggestions included Pippin, Footloose, Grease and Sound of Music, before Josh suggested Shrek The Musical.

“I think East High is long overdue for a production of Shrek,” he says. “I just like the idea of one of us having to dress like an ogre.”

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is streaming now on Disney+.

Joshua Bassett & Olivia Rodrigo Helped To Write The New Songs in 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'

Joshua Bassett & Olivia Rodrigo Helped To Write The New Songs in 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'

Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo aren’t just starring in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, but they also helped to write some of the new original songs on the Disney+ series.

In a new interview with Teen Vogue, the two actors opened up about adding songwriters to their resumes.

“Olivia and I got to write from our perspectives and our characters’ perspectives, which is pretty unique because typically it’s just some old man trying to guess what teenagers are feeling and trying to make it catchy,” Joshua shared.

Olivia added that “it’s absolutely insane to get to contribute to such a large franchise and something which is so important to all of us.”

“[The new songs] are definitely one of my favorite parts about the series.”

That’s so cool!

If you missed it, you can listen to “Born To Be Brave” and “I Think I Kinda, You Know” on JJJ, and a brand new song, “Wondering” below!

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'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Will Move To A New Musical For Season 2

'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Will Move To A New Musical For Season 2

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is going to be moving beyond everyone’s favorite DCOM for the next season.

The first season is premiering on Disney+ TOMORROW, but showrunner Tim Federle is already talking about plans for season two.

READ MORE: Olivia Rodrigo, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie & More React to ‘High School Musical The Series’ Season Two News

Speaking with TVLine, Tim revealed that once the school puts on High School Musical, they probably won’t be doing it again.

“It’s going to be a different musical,” he confirmed. “We’re circling a title right now that I’m really excited about. It’s definitely outside of the Troy and Gabriella world. At the end of the day, it’s going for something that’ll be escapist for people.”

TELL JJJ: Which musical should the series take on next?

Matt Cornett, Olivia Rodrigo, Sofia Wylie & More Celebrate 'HSM: The Musical: The Series' With Pop-Up Performance in NYC

Matt Cornett, Olivia Rodrigo, Sofia Wylie & More Celebrate 'HSM: The Musical: The Series' With Pop-Up Performance in NYC

Matt Cornett and Larry Saperstein get in on some karaoke fun as the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series takes over New York City.

The actors, plus co-stars Dara Renee, Joshua Bassett, Frankie A Rodriguez, Julia Lester, Sofia Wylie, Olivia Rodrigo, Mark St. Cyr and Kate Reinders – headed all over the Big Apple over the weekend to promote their new series, which premieres on Disney+ TOMORROW!

During their takeover of the city, the cast performed on Good Morning America before heading to Washington Square Park for a little pop up performance event.

You can check out all the pics below!

And just in case you missed it, be sure to listen to the original songs from the series “Born To Be Brave” and “I Think I Kinda, You Know”.

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'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Cast Sing Original Song 'Born To Be Brave' - Watch!

'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Cast Sing Original Song 'Born To Be Brave' - Watch!

The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series are putting out original music!

The group – Dara Renee, Joshua Bassett, Frankie A Rodriguez, Julia Lester, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, and Olivia Rodrigo – sing an acoustic version of one of the original songs, “Born To Be Brave“, from their new Disney+ show.

The song was debuted at the end of the Freeform premiere of the first episode on Friday night (November 8).

If you missed it, be sure to check Olivia performing “Start of Something New” that was also featured in the first episode.

Be sure to tune in to High School Musical: The Musical: The Series when Disney+ launches THIS Tuesday (November 12)!


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