The national tour of The SpongeBob Musical will launch this September in Schenectady, New York. In addition to previously announced engagements in Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Toronto, the musical will tour to Dayton, Ohio; Hartford, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; San Antonio, Texas; Tampa, Florida; and more.
Originally titled SpongeBob SquarePants, the Broadway production opened December 4, 2017, at the Palace Theatre where it ran through September 16, 2018. The property has been rebranded for the non-Equity national tour.
The cast will be announced at a later date.
The SpongeBob Musical features a book by Kyle Jarrow and a score from Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani and Lil’C, and songs by David Bowie and Brian Eno, and by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. Additional music by Tom Kitt.