Sept. 29-Oct. 9: 'Disney's High School Musical' Opens Minnesota State Mankato's 2022-23 Mainstage Season

Thursday, September 29, 2022
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Opening Night

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance News Release

MANKATO – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Theatre & Dance will open the 2022-23 Mainstage season with “Disney’s High School Musical” Sept. 29-Oct. 9.

Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical comes to life on the stage. Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. Basketball captain Troy and the brainy Gabriella cause an upheaval when they both get cast in the upcoming musical, but their alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well.

Featuring a cast of 40 performers, including nine area high school students and eight non-theatre and dance majors, plus a special appearance from the Maverick Machine Marching Band, this production is a true community effort.

“Disney’s High School Musical” runs Sept. 29-Oct. 1 and Oct. 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 8 & 9, at 2 p.m. in the Ted Paul Theatre at the Earley Center for Performing Arts, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Tickets are $24 regular, $21 for seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more; and $5 for Minnesota State Mankato students. Season ticket packages are still available for purchase.

The Box Office is open 4-6 p.m. weekdays in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center, or buy single tickets online at The Box Office line is 507-389-6661.


Corrie Eggimann