High School Musical

It’s Hard to Believe… High School Musical is 15

By Julia Mariah Vargas, Walt Disney Archives

Unbeknownst to many, January 20, 2006, would mark the start of something new.

In 2021, the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical celebrates 15 years of encouraging a generation of kids to freely express themselves, challenging the status quo along the way. This “contemporary ‘break-into-song’…

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High School Musical

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know High School Musical?

On January 20, 2006, it was the start of something new. High School Musical set a Disney Channel record when 7.7 million fans tuned in for the premiere. And after becoming the first TV movie soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, it became the top-selling album of the year. Directed and choreographed by Disney Legend Kenny Ortega, the film made stars…

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Fantastic Worlds

This Quiz Uncovers Your D23 Fantastic Worlds Home!

By Courtney Potter

The worlds of Disney are as vast and varied as they are incredible… and our D23 Fantastic Worlds map—part of the 2020 D23 Gold and Gold Family member gift, the D23 Fantastic Worlds Adventure Kit—pays tribute to literally hundreds of those places, representing more than 150 films, television shows, and theme park locations all created by…

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Watch the Brand-New Trailer for High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special

By Beth Deitchman

It’s beginning to look—and sound—a lot like the holidays! Disney+ has just released the trailer for High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special, which is coming to Disney+ on Friday, December 11. As the cast promises, the festive special is full of laughs, a Santa hat or two, a whole lot of music, and dreidels!

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know High School Musical 3: Senior Year?

By Zach Johnson

Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat! In celebration of High School Musical 3: Senior Year’s anniversary on October 24, we’ve created a pop quiz. (“Surprise!”) Think you know all there is to know about Chad (Corbin Bleu), Taylor (Monique Coleman), Troy (Zac Efron) Ryan (Lucas Grabeel), Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens), and Sharpay (Ashley Tisdale)?…

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Quiz: Which Disney Twin Said This Quote?

Want something twice as nice? Take our twins-inspired quiz!

Throughout Disney history, actresses including Dove Cameron, Lindsay Lohan, and Disney Legend Hayley Mills have pulled double duty by playing twins onscreen. Sometimes, real-life twins, like Dylan and Cole Sprouse, would make us do a double take. And, of course, there are the supremely talented pairings,…

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The Musical Theater Fan’s Guide to Disney+

By the D23 Team

“Curtain up! Light the lights!” Longtime readers of D23 may have caught on that we’re big fans of musical theater ’round these parts. (Especially the incredible shows created by our pals over at Disney Theatrical Group.) With Disney+ now delighting viewers around the world—and with the Broadway mega-hit Hamilton premiering on Friday, July…

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (television)

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (television) Scripted series. The first episode aired on ABC, Disney Channel, and Freeform on Nov. 8, 2019, followed by a series launch on Disney+ on Nov. 15. At the real-life East High, where the original High School Musical was filmed, a group of students counts down to opening night of their school’s first-ever…

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Romantic Disney movies on Disney+

11 Movies on Disney+ to Watch With Your Sweetheart

By Savannah Salazar

Popcorn, your sweetheart and Disney+, what more do you need? In honor of the day of love, we’re highlighting 11 romantic movies you can stream now on Disney+!

This heart-warming adventure soars as roguish thief Flynn Ryder crosses paths with Rapunzel, a curious and kind teen with 70 feet of magical hair, locked in a far-off…

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