High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is in session for the holidays. High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special will air on Disney+ on Dec. 11.
Cast members Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Mark St. Cyr and Kate Reinders will perform their favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s songs and recall their favorite holiday memories during the 45-minute special. Bassett, who portrays Ricky Bowen, will debut an acoustic version of his original song for a sneak peek performance from the series’ highly anticipated second season.
“The holidays remind us of the universal importance of family and loved ones,” said Tim Federle, executive producer and director of High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special, in a press release. “The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is its own kind of family, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to share their favorite holiday music and traditions with our viewers.”
High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special: The Soundtrack will highlight the holiday songs from the special. It’ll be available on Nov. 20 on all digital and streaming platforms.
The Disney+ original series’ second season does not have a release date yet, but it got the green light last October before the show debuted on the streaming service the following month.