Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself.
- genus: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, TV Movie
- Studio: Salty Pictures, First Street Films
- keyword: becoming an adult, musical, high school, school performance, high school sports, jock, clique, peer pressure, teenage romance
- cast: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman