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High School Musical: The Music in You

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Real-life teens bring HSM to the stage.

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Seeing the process behind the show in The Music in You may inspire some young High School Musical fans to check out try out their own stage legs. The documentary also evokes hopeful messages about the unifying nature of drama by showing how these teens were able to set aside their previous judgments and school rivalry and create a cohesive cast and a stellar show.

But much of that may be lost on young tweens, whose patience for the show's disjointed nature will be as brief as the 5-minute installments themselves. Parents' patience, on the other hand, may be tested by the barrage of High School Musical branding...

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