High School Musical: The Musical: The ultimate holiday gift for all fans of the series! In the last episode before Night Opening Night, the cast and crew of Miss Jane’s production unexpectedly need a new place for rehearsals and find them in a creepy theater downtown.
Miss Jane, played by Kate Reinders of the Great White Way, has a history with this special place and is forced to face the old monsters within the walls.
At the end of the episode, we learn about Miss Jane’s tortured past with the original high school musical film, as she revealed that she had a line in a scene with Lucas Grabiel – but it was cut off.
She felt that her moment was lost on the cutting room floor, the moment she lost her confidence as an actress. Taking some time to collect him, Miss Jane accidentally hits one on the head – and then the real fun begins.
Kate is perhaps the biggest number in the series, with her Broadway talent smashing into songs so far. Not only is it an upbeat song, but it also includes a return to the role of Lucas Ryan, which helps to remind you how talented Miss Jane really is.
Kate from Exclusively told HollywoodLife.com, “The first time I heard it, I was driving and [show creator] Tim Fedrell had to stop sending a happy ending.” “I’m in so many ways, Miss Jane!”
The song ‘A Lifetime Roll’ is a humorous, show-stopping number where Miss Jane embraces the part she always intended to play: she is a patron of theater children. Turns out, the message crossed the series plotline for Kate.
“I always say that being a mother made me a better actress,” shared Kate, but Miss Jane made me a better mother.
My 2-year-old, Luke, loves to listen to all the HSMTMTS songs, but most importantly it’s one: in the car, in the bathtub, he asks, yummy song? Mother Song! ‘And when we filmed it, and on our show, I was looking for all the kids – and Luke was in the audience! – My heart is torn A happy death.
That joy shows in her performance, as she walks and dances with Lucas, about her work as a teacher and how rewarding it is.
At one point, Ryan sings about it, some of the most memorable ones on Broadway, such as Eponine and Alpha, in response to Miss Jennifer, “I’m more than Glinda.”
Kate fans catch the irony here. Kate actually played Glinda in the Broadway production of Wicked. Turns out, Kate has something to do with that line.
“Yeah, I made that line,” Kate admitted. “But what does Miss Jane say!” When I went to the studio to record, I asked if I could add it. I don’t know if they’ll keep it – but they did! ”
Appearing on the first appearance of the OG HSM Six, Lucas is really opening doors to his fellow cast members, especially as much as he enjoys them.
“I thought it was great,” Lucas shared with us in our exclusive interview. “I kind of blend in and play a mixed sequence like Dream Sequence and Ryan. It’s interesting and fun.”
“Lucas’s girlfriend and his voice are unreal!” Kate said of working with him.” A lot of our staff worked with her in the original films, so we know she’s awesome and everybody’s very excited.
But she really went above and beyond with me and the kids on set. I mean, he’s Ryan, so we’re all scared and we want his approval.
Please, we are this wonderful thing you have created Tell us not to waste it, because we love it. Tea and we love you! But he was like, ‘Relax. You understand. There’s a torch here and I proudly pass it.’
New episodes of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series premiere Friday on Disney +.