SpongeBob SquarePants Takes His Place on Broadway

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The marquee went up on Broadway for the musical adaptation of the Nickelodeon cartoon series.
<i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> at the Palace Theatre
SpongeBob SquarePants at the Palace Theatre Marc J. Franklin

The marquee for the SpongeBob SquarePants musical is up on Broadway in preparation to for performances to begin November 6 at the Palace Theatre.

Reprising their roles from the musical’s 2016 world premiere in Chicago are Ethan Slater as SpongeBob, Gavin Lee as Squidward Q. Tentacles, Lilli Cooper as Sandy Cheeks, and Danny Skinner as Patrick Star. They will be joined by stage and TV favorite Wesley Taylor as the maniacal-yet-microscopic Sheldon Plankton and Brian Ray Norris in his Broadway debut as Krusty Krab owner Eugene Krabs.

<i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> at the Palace Theatre
SpongeBob SquarePants at the Palace Theatre Marc J. Franklin

The Tina Landau-helmed production is set to officially open December 4.

Read: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MUSICAL WILL HIT BROADWAY THIS FALL

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.

Flip through the photos of the other marquees that have gone up on Broadway below:

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.

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