“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” is a showcase of Disney’s up and coming talent beyond what we’ve previously seen.
As the second act and the show’s first season comes to an end, nearly all you’d want to happen does.
It’s Act One of “High School Musical,” and while there are stumbles, it was all going good – until unexpected guests show up.
Everything that could go wrong seems to, and so many characters look towards the past while dealing with an uncertain future.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, many characters come together and set aside old issues to start something new – just as, for some, things are coming to an end.
As Miss Jenn faces the school board, so comes the question if this community she created will fall apart without her?
Kourtney, Carlos, and Gina are given a few finer details to their characters, which makes it appear they may finally get a proper spotlight on their lives.
As EJ slowly reveals himself to possibly be a little psycho, Ricky experiences the best and worst thing that could happen to him right now.
As we come to see the dark side of Nini and EJ, we’re reminded there are no antagonist or protagonist, just a bunch of kids trying to navigate newfound stress.
As High School Musical: The Musical: The Series taps more into Glee’s shtick, it tries to take the good from that show and avoid the pitfalls.