The new Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants will release a limited number of same-day $30 lottery tickets for all performances, beginning with the show’s first preview November 6 at the Palace Theatre. The tickets will be available via a digital lottery that will open at 7 AM each day.
Same-day general rush tickets will also be available at the Palace Theatre box office beginning at 10 AM each day. Tickets are subject to availability and are limited to two per person.
The Tina Landau-helmed production will officially open December 4.
The cast features Broadway newcomer Ethan Slater as SpongeBob SquarePants, Gavin Lee as Squidward Q. Tentacles, Lilli Cooper as Sandy Cheeks, Brian Ray Norris as Eugene Krabs, Wesley Taylor as Sheldon Plankton, and Danny Skinner as Patrick Star.
Rounding out the cast are ensemble members Gaelen Gilliland, Juliane Godfrey, Kyle Matthew Hamilton, Curtis Holbrook, Stephanie Hsu, Jesse JP Johnson, L’ogan J’ones, Jai’len Josey, Kelvin Moon Loh, Lauralyn McClelland, Vasthy Mompoint, Oneika Phillips, Jon Rua, JC Schuster, Abby C. Smith, Robert Taylor Jr., Allan Washington, Brynn Williams, and Matt Wood.
SpongeBob SquarePants places the characters of the Nickelodeon cartoon series in an original story set in Bikini Bottom, where the stakes are higher than ever as the undersea community faces total annihilation. The show features a book by Kyle Jarrow and a score arranged by Tom Kitt, featuring original songs from a plethora of recording artists, including Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Panic! At the Disco, and the late David Bowie.