Disney's High School Musical

Bank of America Theatre
18 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

This new touring stage adaptation of Disney's High School Musical is directed by Jeff Calhoun. It features a book by David Simpatico (adapted from the original movie script by Peter Barsocchini), and a score including all the songs from the original soundtrack plus two new songs. The touring company includes a live orchestra and a cast of 35 talented theatrical performers. The show is a contemporary musical comedy about a popular high school basketball star and a shy, academically gifted newcomer who discover they share a secret passion for singing. When they sign up together to audition for the lead roles in the school musical, it threatens East High's rigid social order and sends their peers into an uproar. In a desperate effort to maintain the status quo, the "jocks," the "brainiacs" and even the drama club regulars are soon hatching convoluted plots to separate the pair and keep them offstage. By defying expectations and taking a chance on their dreams, however, the couple inspires other students to go public with some surprising hidden talents of their own. For group of 20 or more, Call 312-977-1710

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Disney's High School Musical - Jul 31, 2007

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