The new musical based on the hit Nickelodeon cartoon series, gave an exclusive preview at Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel October 16.
Playbill’s new Pop-Up Series, presented by Renaissance Hotels, continued October 16 with a sneak preview of SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical. Joining Playbill for the performance and panel discussion was director Tina Landau, book writer Kyle Jarrow, and Ethan Slater—who stars in the title role—as well as Lilli Cooper (Sandy Cheeks), Danny Skinner (Patrick), and Brian Ray Norris (Eugene Crabs).
SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical will begin Broadway previews November 6 at the Palace Theatre, with an official opening night set for December 4.
Flip through photos of the event below:
Go Inside the SpongeBob SquarePantsPop-Up Preview Event
Before they shipped out to Chicago, we met up with the four leads of The SpongeBob Musical to talk about how they landed the job, what to expect from the musical and what their favorite SpongeBob episode is.