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Sofia Wylie, Joshua Bassett, Dara Renee & 'HSMTMTS' Cast Celebrate Disney+ Launch Day

Sofia Wylie, Joshua Bassett, Dara Renee & 'HSMTMTS' Cast Celebrate Disney+ Launch Day

The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series gathers for a huge group pic during the Disney+ Official U.S. Launch Party held at The Grove on Tuesday afternoon (November 12) in Los Angeles.

Olivia Rodrigo, Julia Lester, Sofia Wylie, Joshua Bassett, Dara Renee, Frankie A. Rodriguez, Matt Cornett, and Larry Saperstein hung out with Yvette Nicole Brown and the cast of The Simpsons to celebrate Disney+ going live and the premiere of their new show on the streaming service.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Matt Cornett

If you missed it, the cast sat down to discuss what other musicals they could tackle in the next season of the show. Check it out here!

10+ pics inside of the High School Musical: The Musical: The Series cast…

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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!

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)!


‘Born To Be Brave’ – ‘HSMTMTS’ Cast

Olivia Rodrigo Sings 'Start of Something New' In First Episode of 'High School Musical' - Watch Now!

Olivia Rodrigo Sings 'Start of Something New' In First Episode of 'High School Musical' - Watch Now!

Olivia Rodrigo gets into character as Gabriella in the “Start of Something New” music video!

The 16-year-old actress stars as Nini in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and for her character’s audition for the lead, she sang the first song from the first movie.

In the audition scene, she closed her eyes and imagined she was performing the song as Gabriella, and ended up getting caught up and sang a little more than was required.

If you missed the special premiere of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Freeform, you can tune in when Disney+ launches THIS Tuesday (November 12)!


Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Start of Something New’