On January 2, 2018, SpongeBob SquarePants The Broadway Musical will make a splash on ABC's Good Morning America.
Cast members from the new musical, now playing at the Palace Theatre, will perform live during the 8 AM ET hour. The show stars Ethan Slater as the titular sponge in his Broadway debut, Danny Skinner as his best friend Patrick Starr (also making his Broadway debut), Lilli Cooper as Sandy Cheeks, Tony nominee Gavin Lee as Squidward, and Wesley Tayler as Sheldon Plankton.
Directed by Tina Landau, the musical features a book by Kyle Jarrow, choreography by Christopher Gattelli, and songs by a slew of pop stars, including David Bowie and Brian Eno, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Steven Tyler, and more.
With colorful costumes and sets by Tony winner David Zinn, projection design by Peter Nigrini, sound design by Walter Trarbach, and orchestrations and arrangements by Tony and Putlizer winner Tom Kitt, the musical is produced by Nickelodeon, The Araca Group, Sony Music Masterworks, and Kelp on the Road.
Watch the cast of SpongeBob SquarePants reveal backstage secrets on Playbill’s opening night red carpet broadcast: