[Pictured] "Michael Mahany, playing Jack Scott, the high school newscaster, shows he can do more than talk."
"...and my favorite character is Michael Mahany's Jack Scott, the school announcer."
"As Jack Scott, school announcer (a character not in the film, and the one neat stagy thing about the show) Michael Mahany is creatively funny; one imagines he and his character could have quite a voiceover career."
"As 'the voice of East High School' (Michael Mahany in Ira Glass mode) sends out official announcements, and real communication is made via ever-present cell phones, the student body observes the unusual shifts in loyalties."
"While the stars are fine, [the] secondary characters (Olivia Oguma as student composer Kelsi Neilson and Michael Mahany as Jack Scott, "the voice of East High School") really add the glue that holds the show together with style."
"Michael Mahany goes fully maniacal in a role created for the stage show!"
"Olivia Oguma as Kelsi and Michael Mahany as Jack Scott were especially enjoyable."
"While devotees of "High School Musical" may be wary of a new character, Mahany's engaging radio voice, his long, drawn-out announcements and his quick side notes on his latest crush add to the upbeat tone of East High."
"Michael Mahany sparks scenes as the Gary Owens-style radio-voiced announcer who works the school's public address system"
"Michael Mahany as Jack Scott, the narrator, who makes what could be an easily forgotten character have some excellent moments"
"Michael Mahany is cute as school P.A. announcer Jack Scott"