SpongeBob SquarePants is coming to the stage. Recently, Playbill announced a new musical based on the Nickelodeon TV show will debut on Broadway this fall.
From writer Kyle Jarrow and director Tina Landau, the musical follows SpongeBob and his friends as they try to save Bikini Bottom from total destruction. The show features songs from various artists, including Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, John Legend, The Flaming Lips, and Cyndi Lauper.
After a brief run in Chicago, SpongeBob SquarePants the musical will make its Broadway debut at the Palace Theatre on December 4th.
Meanwhile, Nickelodeon recently renewed the long-running TV series for a 12th season. The new season is set to debut in 2019, just in time to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary.
Watch a behind-the-scenes look below:
What do you think? Are you a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants? Will you go see the musical?