Nickelodeon, The Araca Group, Sony Music Masterworks, Kelp on the Road
ABOUT THE SHOW
Stakes are higher than ever before as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage.
Eligible Performer in a Leading Role: Ethan Slater
- The musical is based on the Nickelodeon television show SpongeBob Squarepants, created by Stephen Hillenburg. The show first aired in 1999.
- The score is comprised of songs written for the production by a raft of pop music icons including Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil' C, with additional material by David Bowie & Brian Eno, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley, Tom Kitt, and Jonathan Coulton.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical premiered in an out-of-town tryout at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre in 2016.