SpongeBob SquarePants and the Crusty Crew are packing up Bikini Bottom and taking it to bask in the bright lights on Broadway!
The popular Nickelodeon show will play go for a run in the famous theater district and fans can’t wait.
“We could not be more thrilled to bring Nickelodeon’s iconic SpongeBob SquarPants to the theater in an original musical conceived specifically for Broadway,” commented president of Nickelodeon Group, Cyma Zarghami in a statement via BroadwayWorld. “We are also incredibly honored to be in such a gorgeous house as The Palace, where audiences will be immersed in the fun and surprising world of Bikini Bottom.”
The show will be directed by Tina Landau, orchestrations, arrangements, & music supervision by Tom Kitt, and choreography by Christopher Gattelli. The cast will include Ethan Slater as SpongeBob, Gavin Lee as Squidward, Lilli Cooper as Sandy, and Danny Skinner as Patrick.
The curtain will rise on previews for this new production Monday, November 6th, with an official grand opening Monday, December 4th.