"Rise," an Inspirational High School Musical, Premieres on NBC

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10 March 2018
Courtesy of NBCUniversal
 Premieres Tuesday, March 13 at 10 PM ET/PT on NBC
         From Jason Katims, executive producer and showrunner of “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood,” and “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey Seller, comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. When dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) sheds his own self-doubt and takes over the school’s lackluster theater department, he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town. 
          The cast also includes Rosie Perez, Auli’i Cravalho, Damon J. Gillespie, Marley Shelton, Rarmian Newton, Ted Sutherland, Amy Forsyth, Casey W. Johnson, Taylor Richardson, Joe Tippett, and Shirley Rumierk. Unlike the emensly popular series, “Glee,” this series is based on a true story


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