ARE YEH READY KIDS?!!!!! The filmed performance of the acclaimed Broadway musical adaptation of Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants is coming to DVD this Fall!!! The release date is officially set for November 23rd, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon.
Join in the NAUTICAL NONSENSE underwater adventure of Tina Landau's Award winning production in the comfort of your own home. Filmed in front of an invited audience in the UK, this filmed performance originally debuted on Nickelodeon this past holiday season and stars members of the original cast including….
Tony nominee Ethan Slater as the high energetic and determined title character,
2 time Tony nominee Gavin Lee as the private, bitter, desperate, and artsy clarinetist "Squidward Tentacles",
Danny Skinner as the absent minded and confused, enthusiastic, and BFF himself "Patrick Star",
Brian Ray Norris as lovable, greedy, and serious owner of the Krusty Krab himself "Mr. Eugene Krabs",
and Broadway veteran Wesley Taylor as the wicked, mad, crazy, genius, and evil owner of the Chum Bucket "Plankton".
In addition, the filmed performance also includes Broadway favorite Christina Sajous reprising her performance in the closing cast as the ROOTIN' TOOTIN' and scientific squirrel "Sandy Cheeks".
Also, the biggest surprise for all super SPONGEBOB fans is an appearance by the OG voice of "Spongebob Squarepants" himself Tom Kenny playing his other big best known role in the TV series…. the ultimate # 1 "SpongeBob" fan himself….."Patchy The Pirate".
The SpongeBob Musical features a book by Kyle Jarrow and original songs by some of the world's best selling recording artists including Jonathan Coulton, Sara Bareilles, Panic! At The Disco, Aerosmith, Cyndi Lauper, and more. Some of the songs include BIKINI BOTTOM DAY, BFF, NOT A SIMPLE SPONGE, POOR PIRATES, THE BEST DAY EVER, & of course the iconic theme song. The story centers on "Spongebob" and his friends as they embark on a journey to save their underwater home of Bikini Bottom from being threatened and destroyed by a volcano.
Following an acclaimed out-of town tryout in Chicago, THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL played Broadway's Palace Theatre for 29 previews and 327 regular performances in 2017.
It was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2018 winning only 1 for BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL. It also took home glory at the Drama Desk Awards winning 6 including OUSTSTANDING MUSICAL and a Theatre World Award (for Ethan Slater).
Most recently, its National Tour was abruptly shutdown early due to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are you excited to experience a BIKINI BOTTOM DAY as your BEST DAY EVER in your own home?!!!!
SpongeBob SquarePants and all of Bikini Bottom bring a party full of heart and humor in The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!, arriving on DVD November 3, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment.
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