It is the third installment in the High School Musical trilogy. Joined by the rest of their East High Wildcat classmates, they stage their last spring musical, reflecting their experiences, hopes, and fears about the future. High School Musical 3: Senior Year was developed immediately following the success of its predecessor.
Ah, the days of optimism! Tell me, oh muse, of that lost golden era, of new hope looking forward to the future that would never end. The opening title flares on screen, five words nestled into a giant 3. The first High School Musical emerged as a phenomenon in I guess you could pinpoint High School Musical as a logical extension of the ethos behind Lizzie McGuire , Hannah Montana , the rise of the Jonas Brothers, and the briefly potent notion of Lindsay Lohan as a multihyphenate pop star. But the initial success of the HSM telefilm felt like a happy fluke: The director of Newsies taking a cast of unknowns to sing new music in Utah, with a budget big enough to pay for three minutes of a Pirates of the Caribbean. That director, Kenny Ortega , generated lots of playful choreography. Songwriter David Lawrence crafted pop tunes with an old-fashioned wink, piling trendy Auto-Tuney warbling atop occasional piano glissandi. And the story was a demographic dream.
It's been 10 whole years since High School Musical 3 opened in theaters and rocked our world, while simultaneously ending the trilogy that defined our childhood. So, what have the cast of HSM been up to over the past 10 years? While you may have kept your eye on some cough cough Zac , others have slid under the radar. Here's a look at what the stars of High School Musical are doing these days. Ever since his break out role in High School Musical, Zac's star has been on the rise. He's only gotten hotter if that's possible and he's starred in everything from 17 Again to Hairspray in the past ten years. She took a more musical theater route, staring in Gigi on Broadway and then playing Rizzo in Grease Live! She plays Stacy, a commoner who switches places with the Duchess of Montenaro, whom she looks exactly like. Recently, Ashley has been working on new music. She actually has a new song, " Voices in My Head," coming out November 8th.
He also has a YouTube channel that features his killer fitness routines! Vanessa has been pretty busy with her career! Ashley Tisdale has continued to act and sing! Her latest album Symptoms was released this past year. She also got married to musician Christopher French back in Most notably, Lucas appeared on the series Switched at Birth , which ended back in