BREAKING NEWS: Everyone’s favorite resident from Bikini Bottom that LIVES IN A PINEAPPLE UNDER THE SEA is finally arriving on Broadway. Following an acclaimed sold out run in Chicago last year, the SpongeBob SquarePants musical is set to arrive on Broadway this Fall at the Palace Theatre (current home of Sunset Boulevard till June 25th, 2017). Previews will begin November 6th, 2017 and will open on December 4th, 2017.
SpongeBob Broadway (based on the acclaimed Nickelodeon cartoon) will follow SpongeBob Squarepants and all his friends from Bikini Bottom on a NAUTICAL NONSENSE adventure to rescue Bikini Bottom from chaos. It will feature direction by Tina Landau, a book by Kyle Jarrow, and a score by numerous recording artists / singer songwriters including Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, and more. In addition, the creative team features orchestrations by Tony and Pulizer Prize winner Tom Kitt, Choreography by Christopher Gattelli (Newsies), and much more.
In addition, majority of the Principal cast from Chicago are all set to reprise their roles for Broadway including newcomer Ethan Slater as the title character Tony Award nominee Gavin Lee (Broadway’s Les Mis?rables US, Mary Poppins – The Musical) as “Squidward Tentacles”, Lilli Cooper (Broadway’s WICKED The Musical and original Spring Awakening Broadway) as “Sandy Cheeks”, and newcomer Danny Skinner as “Patrick Star”.
Who is excited?! Isn’t this THE BEST DAY EVER?!
Spongebob Squarepants, a new musical based on the iconic Nickelodeon cartoon, will play Broadway. The show will begin performances at the Palace Theatre on …
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