“I didn’t wanna remake ‘High School Musical,’ because I feel like that’s just a recipe for disaster,” Federle, who created the series and serves as its showrunner, told TheWrap. “I wanted to approach it and say, ‘What if a group of kids put on ‘High School Musical’ as their stage show?'”
Although the series debuts on Nov. 12, Disney will air its first episode Friday night on ABC, Disney Channel and Freeform.
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The 10-episode series — titled “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” — follows the “real” East High drama club as they put on the school’s first production of “High School Musical.” The show