What to Watch Next: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series


If you’re a fan of High School Musical than you might want to check out High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, too. Created by Tim Federle, it’s a mockumentary series that was inspired by the original films. It’s available on Disney+ and has run for four seasons and 38 episodes already. Anyone looking for a television version drawn from the movies will likely be pleased with what the series has to offer and the quality cast of characters involved.


Casting and Representation

The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is large and varied, with LGBTQ+ representation and a goal of making sure there are all kinds of people involved. Because it’s set in a high school there’s a need for diversity, as many schools have a wide range of different kinds of students. By ensuring that there were all types represented in the cast, it was easier to create situations that would be used for episodes and build a rich and complex experience for viewers.


Drawing on Broadway Experience

Creator Tim Federle has experience on Broadway, and he drew on that in order to help design and create the series. Making music a huge part of the series while ensuring that it didn’t overshadow other important aspects was a balancing act, but it’s one that he executed well. That created a lot of popularity for the series, and it developed a strong fan base during its development through all four seasons.


A Strong Run for Fans to Enjoy

With four seasons of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series to watch, fans can follow the cast of characters from their start in high school all the way through their reunion, where the series ended to avoid cliffhangers and the risk of cancelation. Anyone who likes the original films may really enjoy the series, as it keeps to a lot of the same kinds of themes and focuses on the growth and development of characters who are coming of age and learning about the world.


More Characters to Love and Appreciate

With a large cast, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series gives all kinds of viewers someone they can identify with, cheer for, and understand when it comes to struggles and other experiences. There’s no reason not to watch this great series if you’re a fan of musicals, or you just want to see what it’s all about.



Ammie Barger

Ammie Barger blends her love for cinema with her expertise in student guidance, providing tailored advice with a touch of movie magic. She believes in the power of storytelling to inspire academic growth and personal development. As a student advisor, Ammie channels the lessons from the silver screen to help students navigate their life scripts.