“If I could go back and change the past” is a mesmerizing song, which was released in 2020. This heart capturing song is sung by “Julia Lester” and “Olivia Rodrigo” for first season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”.
Julia Lester or “Julia Rose Lester” is an American singer and actress. She was born on January 28, 2000 and now she is 21 years old. Her birth sign is Aquarius. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, city in California. She has been professionally acting since the age of 5. She is the youngest daughter of Kelly and Loren Lester, who is an American stage and voice actor. He is well known as the voice of DC Comic’s superhero, Dick Grayson and Nightwing, in various animated series. Her grandfather, Peter Mark Richman, also worked as an actor in about 30 films and 130 television series, while her uncle, Lucas Richman, is composer and conducter. Julia Lester took her higher education from “Calabasas High School”. She has gained fame for playing the role of “Ashlyn Caswell” on Disney+ original series “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”.
She has worked in films, many television series, and also in stage dramas.
Her first short film was “The One who Got Away”, in which she played the role of “Young Cherie”. Her other film, released in 2020 was “Annie Minerals, Teen Therapist”. Now she is working in her upcoming film “What She Said”.
She worked in her first television series in 2014, in “Nechpee Island” and she presented the role of Mona. Since 2014, she has been worked in seven TV series; names are, “Bella and the Bulldogs”, “Mom”, “The Thundermans”, “Prince of Peoria”, “Game Shakers” and “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”. Her best role was in High School Musical; this series is still going on.
She worked in stage in 2017, in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, as a narrator and ensemble. Then in 2018, she was appeared in three stage plays, “Into the Woods”, “Next to Normal” and “Calvin Berger”.
Olivia Isabel Rodrigo is also an American singer, actor and songwriter. She was born on February 20, 2003 in Temecula, California and she is going to be 18 this year. She started taking singing and acting classes at the age of six. Olivia Rodrigo was first appeared onscreen in an Old Navy - an American retailer company - commercial. In 2015, she started her acting career in films, playing the character of “Grace Thomas” in “An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success”. She wrote a song “All I Want” for one of her television series. At the age of 12, Olivia started writing songs . On January 8, 2021, she released her debut single, “Drivers License”. Just in three days, on January 11, 2021, the song had over 15.7 million global streams on Spotify.
Apart from “An American Girl”, she has worked in three more television series. From 2016 to 2019, she worked in “Bizaardvark”, in which she played the leading role of “Paige Olvera”. Then in 2017, she was appeared as “Terrinea” in “New Girl”. Then, her series “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” was released in 2019 which is still going on. She appeared in the role of Nini Salazar Roberts.
SUMMARY: Julia Lester and Olicia Rodrigo are the two beautiful American singers and actors. They both worked in many TV series and films. Both played great role in “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”.
IF I COULD GO BACK AND CHANGE THE PAST - WONDERING
The song “if I could go back and change the past”, which is commonly known as the “wondering” song, was released in 2020. The song was performed by two beautiful artists, Julia Lester, who presented Ashlyn Caswell, and Olivia Rodrigo as Nini Salazar Roberts. The song was appeared in the second episode “The Read-Through” of the first season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”. The song was released on the Disney Music Vevo and was included in the album of same series’ soundtrack. The song was composed by Josh Cumbee and Jordan Powers. Name of this song, “Wondering”, is taken from the line “Or would I still be wondering”.
This song is about the regrets of Ms. Darbus, who was the minor character in this series. Her regret was, she gave up her dreams to be a big star in favor of becoming a high school teacher. “If I could go back and change the past” is the first line of fourth stanza of this song, sung by the character Ashlyn. Then this line is presented by Nini Roberts in her second solo stanza. The time limit of this song is 3 minutes and 45 seconds.
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is an American docucomedy musical comedy television series, streamed at Disney+ (Disney plus). The series was created by Tim Federle. Chorus Boy and Salty Pictures produced this series. Oliver Goldstick was the showrunner for the first four episodes.
The series was premiered on Disney channel, American Broadcasting Company (ABC), and Freeform. Series was premiered on November 8, 2019 and the last episode was on-aired on January 10, 2020. It was announced on November 9, 2017 that Disney is developing a TV series, adapted by its “High School Musical film series”. Its first season contains 9 original songs. The first season’s soundtrack, featuring new songs and renditions of songs from the original film, was released by Walt Disney Records, on January 10, 2020. First season consists of 10 episodes; names of episodes are:
- The Auditions
- The Read-Through
- The Wonderstudies
- What Team?
- The Tech Rehearsal
- Opening Night
- Act Two
The series received great popularity among the audience. In 2020, series also won a GAAD Media Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Programming. It was inspired by the original movie “High School Musical film series”. Second season’s release date will be announce soon. In February, it was revealed that featured production for its second season would be Beauty and the Beast, and it will consist of twelve episodes.
CAST AND CHARACTERS OF SERIES
Tim Federle wanted to cast real teenagers in the main roles to add origiality to the high school based series. The whole cast was announced on February 15, 2019, except Joshua Bassett, who was confirmed by Federle on October 17, 2018. The main cast of this series includes:
- Olivia Rodrigo as Nini Salazar Roberts.
- Sofia Wylie as Gina Porter.
- Matt Cornett as E. J. Caswell.
- Joshua Bassett as Ricky Bowen.
- Julia Lester as Ashlyn Caswell, E. J.'s cousin.
- Larry Saperstein as Big Red, Riscky’s bestfriend.
- Dara Renee as Kourteny, Nini’s bestfriend.
- Kate Reinders as Miss Jenn.
- Frankie Rodriguez as Carlos Rodriguez.
- Mark St. Cyr as Mr Benjamin Mazzara.
Apart from these amazing characters, many recurring character also took part in the series. Kaycee Stroh as a member of school board and Lucas Grabeel, made their guest appearance in this series. Grabeel appeared in the 8th episode, as a fictionalized version of himself. In February 2021, Asher Angel and Andrew Barth Feldman joined the cast for the second season in recurring roles.
ABSTRACT: The Wondering song was released on 2020. The song was released for HSMTMTS. First season of the series was on-aired on November 8, 2019. This series’ cast is also mentioned above.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
What episode do Nini and Ricky sing “Just for a minute”?
Nini and Ricky sing the song “Just For A Minute” in the episode “Opening Night”, form the first season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. This is the last original song from its first season.
Is High School Musical: The Musical: The Series available on Netflix?
No, this series is not available on Netflix. This series is a Disney+ original. This means it can only be streamed to those who have subscription to Disney’s services.
When will be HSMTMTS second season on-air?
Production of its second season started in February 2020, but it was stopped due to COVID-19 pandemic, which was resumed in November 2020. Season 2 was originally scheduled for a late 2020 air date, but the pandemic delayed the things. Now the season 2 will start shortly in 2021.
Is season 2 cast changing?
Yes, there is a little chane in the cast of series. Roman Banks will recur as Howie, a worker at local pizza shop, Olivia Rose Keegan as Lily, Derek Hough as Zeck, who will play Miss Jenn’s ex boyfriend’s role. Asher Angel will play Jack and Andrew Barth Feldman is palying the role of Antoine, a French exchange student.
The song “If I Could Go Back And Change The Past” was released in the second episode of first season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”, in 2020. This song is commonly called as “Wondering”. It was performed by Olivia Rodrigo and Julia Lester. Olivia Rodrigo also wrote and performed other song “All I Want” for the same series. Both gained fame among the audience.