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High School Musical coming to TD Banknorth Garden

BOSTON ? High School Musical reaches a whole new level of cool in “Disney’s High School Musical: The Ice Tour.”The show skates into the TD Banknorth Garden on Feb. 15.The ice tour will feature a live fusion of songs, dance and team-spirited fun to celebrate the music of the original Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel movie, and its sequel “High School Musical 2.”The Ice Tour is a Feld Entertainment production mounted in cooperation with Thomas Schumacher, president of Disney Theatrical Productions and his team.?High School Musical” has been a smash hit in virtually every area of the entertainment spectrum from television and home entertainment to soundtracks, and live concert tours,” Schumacher said. “The ice tour celebrates the fun and music in a whole new and exciting way. Feld Entertainment is the undisputed expert in its field, and we’re working closely with them and the movie’s original creators to make this a fantastic experience for audiences of all ages.”If you’ve been living under a rock and aren’t familiar with the plot of “High School Musical” it 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 an effort to maintain the status quo, the jocks, the “brainiacs” and even the drama club regulars are 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.Kenneth Feld, a Tony® Award-winning producer, said, “We brought together a creative dream team who will deliver a top-notch production that celebrates moments from the movies in an ice spectacular that will fill arenas with lights, music, dancing, and spirit.”?Disney’s High School Musical: The Ice Tour” will feature music from the popular “High School Musical” soundtrack, including “We’re All in This Together,” “Get’cha Head in the Game,” “Start of Something New,” “Stick to the Status Quo,” along with new music from “High School Musical 2.”?Disney’s High School Musical: The Ice Tour” will be at the TD Banknorth Garden from Feb. 15 through Feb. 24. Tickets for the show range in price from $21.50 to $76.50 and are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, at the TD Banknorth Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 617-931-2000.

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